JD.com has embarked on a journey to open a logistics network in China. The decision was reached after a need for reliable parcel delivery services in the country was established. JD.com is a leading e-commerce company in China.JD.com’s customers who use its app in Guangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai will be able to send and receive parcels from and to the cities. Over the years, the company has established sophisticated networks and now, Jingdong is going to utilize the networks fully to offer customers diverse lines of services and products. This endeavor will enable the company to open up its infrastructure to shippers, businesses as well as industries.The e-commerce giant in China will extend the services with time to offer delivery services of high value product and luxury items such as high-end consumer electronics.
The company is also looking to encompass residential as well as an online business deliveries to customers across china in their parcel services charter.The JD Logistics Chief Executive Officer, Zhenhui Wang, said in a statement that the launch of JD Logistics opens a new chapter for the company to utilize well the infrastructure they have built all along to offer diverse and valuable services to their customers.The company’s data revealed that urban professionals stands to benefit most from the services because they have always been in need of fast and reliable delivery services. A recent survey showed that 74% of the people who were surveyed desire same day, high-quality inter-city/intra-city delivery services.
The JD.com’s JD Logistics is still finding out the best way for customers to request pick-ups. The JD Logistics is carrying user trials to that effect. Customers can request pickups not only through the app, but also through JD “Delivery Team and JD Delivery mini program in WeChat. Delivery Mini program is a product of a partnership between JD.com and Tencent, Tencent is responsible for its operation.The company released a statement pointing out that its in-house logistics network covers the whole country and deliveries can be made the same day or next day. The company is confident that it can deliver 90% of orders in the same or next day. The new services will see the company remain a giant in the China market with its impact felt across the country.