Pakistan features on China e-commerce platform

Giant platform facilitates national pavilions in selling specialties


September 01, 2022
Over last few years, market size of e-commerce has enhanced significantly in Pakistan. PHOTO: FILE

BEIJING:

China’s giant e-commerce platform JD.com has national pavilions of more than 60 countries including Pakistan.

It leverages a network of about 1,400 warehouses, covering more than 25 million square metres, plus 80 bonded warehouses and overseas warehouses, making it Asia’s top online business platform.

Zhao Ping, Vice President of the Academy of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, said that JD is helping the international supply chain to connect with the largest domestic supply chain and its employees are becoming more technology-driven and management-driven.

“We see there is a perfect match, and we forecast the coexistence of humans and robots in society in the future,” she added.

She said that the development of China’s supply chain and the integration of digital technology would help developing countries benefit from these supply chain systems.

Liu Hui, Director of Consumption and Industry Development Research Institute of JD.com, maintained that JD has a pathway for logistics parks in over 200 countries and regions worldwide. “We have over 60 national pavilions of different countries. Every country can open up a national pavilion on JD.com and sell their local specialties and products,” he added.

JD International Logistics is operating around 80 bonded and overseas warehouses and cargo flight routes between China and other countries including the US, UK and Thailand.

Besides, there are various shipping services by air, railway, sea, and trucks as well as other cross-border services and overseas orders can be delivered door-to-door as fast as 48 hours.

There are logistics networks, warehouse networks, line-haul transportation networks, last-mile delivery networks, bulky item logistics networks, cold-chain logistics networks, and cross-border logistics networks.

It also plans to invest in an overseas supply chain to keep its position top in Asia and move forward to become the number one in the world.

THE ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE CHINA ECONOMIC NET

 

Published in The Express Tribune, September 1st, 2022.

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