1. Amazon's European station export plan is online
On July 11, Amazon announced its global store opening. On the occasion of Prime Day, in order to help sellers operate, the 2022 European station export plan will be launched, and 1 SKU can be directly sold to 16 European countries.
Amazon has 8 European sites open to Chinese sellers, including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Poland. In addition to the existing 8 European countries , sellers can also sell their products to 8 more European countries through the Amazon Europe export plan, including Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, and the Czech Republic.
2. SF Airlines opens direct cargo flight from Chengdu to Kathmandu
On July 11, a Boeing 757 all-cargo plane took off from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal. After loading and unloading the cargo, it took off and returned to Chengdu. This means that SF Airlines has officially launched a direct cargo flight from Chengdu to Kathmandu.
SF Airlines also plans to open two more cargo routes in August, namely Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, plus two existing routes in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Incheon, South Korea . SF Express has opened 5 international freight routes in Chengdu.
3. Russia plans to build the first bonded warehouse for cross-border e-commerce
On July 11, the Russian Duma passed a law to establish a bonded experimental warehouse in Russia. The House of Lords plans to approve it in the near future. It is expected that the first bonded warehouse will be built in Tatarstan. At present, there is only one logistics company participating in the bonded warehouse experiment: Russia Post.
The bonded warehouse delivery mode is as follows: e-commerce companies deposit overseas commodities in the bonded warehouse by batch declaration. After domestic consumers place an order for purchase, the commodities are shipped from the bonded warehouse and delivered to consumers by domestic express.
4. The 73rd all-cargo aircraft of SF Airlines was officially put into operation
It was reported on July 11 that the 73rd all-cargo aircraft of SF Airlines has been officially put into operation. This is the fifth new capacity aircraft that SF Airlines has put into operation this year. It will fly the Shenzhen-Beijing route in the near future to ensure the aviation between South China and North China. Express time.
The pace of SF Airlines' introduction of aircraft is accelerating, and the size of its own fleet is expected to reach 80 by the end of 2022. In the first half of 2022, SF Airlines has added 4 new capacity, including 3 Boeing 767-300BCF and 1 Boeing 757-200F. The proportion of wide-body aircraft continues to expand, and the fleet capacity is rapidly increased. In order to optimize the domestic route network, Expanding the scope of international routes provides key support.
5. Best Thailand and Thailand Post signed a memorandum
On July 11, Best International Thailand Branch signed a memorandum of understanding with Thailand Post and Distribution Co., Ltd., and both parties agreed to share the delivery network and various infrastructures in Thailand to cover more service areas and customers in a win-win manner.
At present, Best Thailand has a coverage rate of 100% in districts and counties, with more than 1,100 express delivery sites and 10 distribution centers, which can provide door-to-door express services for packages within 100 kilograms.
6. The Strait Cross-border Logistics Cooperation Alliance was formally established
It was reported on July 11 that Zuohai International Logistics Co., Ltd., Hong Kong China Travel International Logistics Co., Ltd., Xiamen Orient Global Freight Forwarding Co., Ltd., and Aodeya (Xiamen) International Freight Forwarding Co., Ltd. jointly established the Strait Cross-border Logistics Cooperation Alliance.
It is understood that the Straits Cross-border Logistics Cooperation Alliance will jointly build a domestic smart logistics and warehousing demonstration base, lay a solid foundation for the development of cross-border logistics transformation, build an integrated smart logistics platform, greatly improve the operational efficiency of the cross-border e-commerce logistics industry, and reduce the cost of cross-border logistics. The cost of logistics brings more efficient, convenient and high-quality cross-border logistics services to logistics enterprises.
7. McEasy raises $6.5 million
On July 11 , McEasy , a SaaS startup in the Indonesian logistics supply chain field, recently announced that it has raised a Series A financing worth US$ 6.5 million . The investment round was led by East Ventures .
In response to the new funds, McEasy said it will use it to upgrade and innovate its own technology to create more new products that meet market demand. At the same time, it also plans to expand its business scope and gradually expand to second- and third-tier cities in Indonesia. Founded in 2017 by Raymond Sutjiono and Hendrik Ekowaluyo, McEasy is a B2B solution provider in Indonesia, aiming to provide relevant technical support for small, medium and micro enterprises in the logistics supply chain and promote the digital transformation of the local transportation industry.
8. Middle Eastern logistics company Lyve acquires majority stake in Jeebly
On July 11, Lyve recently acquired a majority stake in UAE-based last-mile logistics company Jeebly, a move that marks an important step in Lyve’s new investment strategy to expand its product and market reach.
By leveraging Lyve's extensive logistics network, Lyve will help further accelerate Jeebly's growth in its existing markets, while enhancing its operational capabilities to provide unique delivery solutions in the GCC.
9. CMA GGM continues to suspend calls at two ports in its EUROSAL service
On July 11, CMA GGM has announced that it will suspend calls at the ports of Le Havre and Angamos on the EUROSAL route connecting northern Europe with the west coast of South America and the Caribbean until September 2022.
According to the company's statement, the situation at Nordic terminals has not improved. Therefore, CMA CGM is extending the suspension of calls on the EUROSAL service from the ports of Le Havre and Angamos until December 2022.
Official account: Bai Xiaosheng, cross-border e-commerce logistics