1. Maersk has completed the divestiture of the shares of Global Ports
On September 15, Maersk’s official website announced that its terminal business APM Terminals (APMT) has reached an agreement to sell its 30.75% stake in Global Ports Investments PLC (GPI) to Delo Group. The transaction is now complete as all necessary conditions have been met.
2. Etihad Cargo plans to add new Guangzhou flight services
Etihad Cargo hopes to use B777s on new October flights to Guangzhou, China, with 30 tonnes of cargo space per flight. Etihad said it would be the first international airline to provide long-haul passenger and cargo services to China's three major airports since the outbreak began.
The company added direct passenger service to Beijing in July and also offers a B777 freighter service to Shanghai. With the launch of two new direct services to Guangzhou, Etihad Cargo's total weekly cargo capacity in and out of China will reach 1,520 tonnes.
3. Multi-sites in Southeast Asia have broken new highs again, and the latest data in August is released!
On September 15th, a report jointly released by Meta and Bain & Company showed that the total number of visits to Shopee in Southeast Asia and Taiwan Province of China in August reached 574.6 million, a month-on-month increase of 10.95% from 517.9 million in the previous month. . The total number of visits to Lazada reached 190.7 million, a month-on-month increase of 34.29% compared to the previous month's 142 million. In August, the overall trend was positive growth, especially in Indonesia, and the Vietnam site continued the growth rate in July and increased significantly again. Among them, the site visits of Shopee Indonesia reached 190 million times, an increase of 12.83%, and the visits of Shopee Vietnam exceeded the 100 million mark, reaching 108.6 million times, an increase of 6.04%. Lazada Vietnam's growth exceeded 10%, reaching 2,660W times, an increase of 10.73%.
4. eBay UK will turn on automatic protection for sellers on state funerals
News on September 15th, eBay UK recently issued an announcement saying that due to the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on September 19th, the United Kingdom will have a day off, parcels will be suspended, and eBay will automatically protect sellers from August 22 to August 22. Service metric ratings for the period September 18.
Sellers will see packages on hold on September 19, but this day will not be included in the estimated delivery date calculation, so sellers will not have to manually adjust the delivery time of the package. From August 22nd to September 18th, eBay will automatically protect seller performance standards, including the seller's late delivery rate, which will be automatically removed by eBay for transactions with an estimated delivery date between these dates ;Remove item not received (INR) counts in Seller Service Metrics, and any associated negative and moderate reviews.
5. Wish will launch a merchant return management project
On September 15th, Wish recently announced that it will launch a merchant return management project, which will give merchants more autonomy and flexibility in setting return rules and handling returns. Through this return management project, merchants can set return rules and select return authorization types by destination country/region based on their store operations and customer service capabilities. At the same time, users will be able to enjoy friendly return rules and flexible return solutions provided by merchants.
6. Shopee opens overseas warehouses in Singapore: sellers are now invited to enter the warehouse
It was reported on September 15 that the overseas warehouse of the Singapore site of the Shopee platform is expected to open at the end of November. Sellers are now invited to enter the warehouse, and you can open a store to pick up products and apply for storage in September. Participating cross-border sellers can enjoy a simple delivery process, shorter delivery time, exclusive warehouse support and resource rewards.
7. Amazon UK will increase MCF fees from November 12
On September 15, Amazon UK announced that from November 12, 2022, multi-channel fulfillment (MCF) fees in the UK will be increased, and the fulfillment and delivery network will be improved and new features will be added. Specifically, Amazon will increase fulfillment fees (including fuel and inflation surcharges) for different sizes of MCF single-piece orders.
The increase in MCF fees reflects rising Amazon fulfillment and shipping costs and will ensure the company can continue to provide the speed, reliability and quality of service Amazon has come to expect. In addition, according to seller feedback, Amazon will introduce discounts on multiple items. These discounts will allow sellers to ship multi-unit orders at cheaper single-unit prices, saving an average of 25.2% on shipping costs.
8. SpeedPAK shipping rates will be reduced soon!
On September 15th, eBay issued a notice saying that under the SpeedPAK cross-border logistics solution, Orange Union will reduce the number of shipments from mainland China to the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and other 41 countries in Europe and the United States, and Hong Kong to the United Kingdom. , U.S. road freight.
9. ZIM adds new services between West India and East Africa
On September 15, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services introduced a new express route between West India and East Africa. The independently operated service brand is IAX (India Africa Express) and the port rotation is as follows: Nhava Sheva (PSA Mumbai), Mundra, Dar es Salaam and Mombasa. The EL AL has deployed three ships, each with a capacity of around 1,500 TEU, operating on the route once a week. PSA Mumbai welcomed IAX's new IAX (India Africa Express) service on 7th September and berthed at MV Pacific Trader on 7th September.
Official account: Bai Xiaosheng, cross-border e-commerce logistics