1. Amazon: In the past year, the search volume of Japanese chef knives has increased by more than 500% year-on-year
On May 31, Amazon data showed that the kitchen category is becoming one of the fastest-growing and most potential categories on Amazon, and some sub-categories are particularly growing. Amazon Business Opportunity Detector shows that in the past 360 days, the search volume of Japanese chef knives sub-category has increased by more than 500% year-on-year .
As of January this year, the sales of kitchen categories on Amazon's US and European sites also showed an upward trend. Third-party sellers from China performed prominently in the kitchen categories of European and American sites. Some popular categories such as ice machines, air fryers, boning knives, etc., The average growth rate has doubled. In addition, Amazon data shows that the free-standing ice maker is one of the fastest-growing kitchen items on the US site this year. Every year from June to August, the number of searches on the North American site for ice machines surged, while the peak search volume for the Australian site was concentrated between November and January of the following year.
2. Inaugural flight of Zhengzhou-Mexico City cargo route
On May 31, an all-cargo plane of Mexican cargo airline Mas Air landed smoothly on the cargo apron of Zhengzhou Airport , marking the official opening of the first international cargo route from Zhengzhou to Mexico City .
The cargo charter flight route from Zhengzhou to Mexico City, with three round trips a week, will be encrypted to one flight per day in the future. The "air bridge" established between mainland China and Mexico City will benefit Latin America and the Caribbean, fill the gap of Zhengzhou Airport's Mexican cargo destinations, and provide stronger support for smoothing the international logistics cycle and stabilizing the industrial chain and supply chain .
3. eBay will adjust SpeedPAK shipping rates from June 1st
On May 31, eBay issued a notice yesterday that due to the continuous impact of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, international oil prices continued to remain high, and aviation fuel costs continued to rise. At the same time, with the gradual improvement of the domestic epidemic prevention and control, including Shanghai and other cities seriously affected by the epidemic, the resumption of work and production of electronic products has caused a run on the only air freight space currently available, resulting in multiple purposes in mainland China and Hong Kong. The transportation costs in different countries have risen to varying degrees.
In order to ensure the good operation and on-time delivery of SpeedPAK, from June 1, 2022, Beijing time, SpeedPAK will appropriately adjust the shipment from mainland China and Hong Kong to the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Belgium, etc. The service fee for the direction to ensure the stability of the eBay seller's direct mail delivery service.
4. New rules and regulations on the prohibition and restriction of the sale of firearms and spare parts in Ali International Station
On May 31, Alibaba International Station issued an announcement yesterday saying that the platform prohibits the publication of any gun products that may cause harm to others, including any real guns, imitation guns, and zero prices of real guns or imitation guns stipulated by domestic and foreign laws. parts, etc.
In order to facilitate members to understand the relevant content of gun product management, the Alibaba International Station platform has released the "Interpretation of the Prohibition and Restriction of Firearms and Spare Parts and Product Specifications". The Alibaba International Station platform continues to control gun products and their parts, among which the product specification will come into effect on June 6, 2022. At the same time, the Alibaba International Station platform reminds the majority of members to issue products and conduct transactions in compliance with regulations, and members are responsible for complying with the applicable commodity compliance laws of any destination country. For members who publish illegal products and information, the platform will remove or delete the relevant products and information, and at the same time, members who have violated the rules will be punished in accordance with the relevant platform rules.
5. UPS and India's InterGlobe set up a joint venture to launch a new logistics brand "MOVIN"
On May 31, UPS and InterGlobe, an Indian travel and hotel group, announced a joint venture to launch a new logistics brand, MOVIN . According to reports, the name MOVIN is a combination of Movement and India.
According to reports, with UPS's global logistics expertise and InterGlobe's deep understanding of the Indian market, MOVIN will build technology-enabled solutions to connect companies across the country with international businesses with a fast, reliable and enhanced digital customer experience. MOVIN will provide B2B customers with seamless integration across air and ground networks, enabling uninterrupted cargo flow backed by consistent, predictable and responsive operations.
6. Lazada Philippines partners with Grab Express to launch same-day delivery service
On May 31, according to foreign media reports, Lazada Philippines has partnered with Grab Express to launch a same-day delivery service, reducing the delivery time of groceries, electronic accessories and other products from 3-5 days to a few hours .
Since 2018, Lazada has built overseas warehouses in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines, integrating domestic Hong Kong central warehouses and Shenzhen central warehouses, covering three modes of collection, direct mail, overseas warehouse stocking, and domestic central warehouse delivery. Cainiao has built a three-dimensional integrated cross-border three-dimensional logistics network.
7. Lianlian International announced the Dragon Boat Festival holiday and bank holiday announcement
On May 31st, Lianlian International recently released the Dragon Boat Festival holiday and bank holiday announcement :
The foreign currency withdrawal of RMB initiated on May 30 will be processed on May 31; the foreign currency withdrawal of RMB initiated from June 3 to June 5 will be processed on June 6.
The USD withdrawal initiated on May 30 will be processed on May 31; the USD withdrawal initiated from June 3 to 5 will be processed on June 6; the GBP withdrawal initiated from June 2 to 5 will be processed , processed on June 6; cash withdrawals in Hong Kong dollars and offshore RMB initiated from June 3 to 5, processed on June 6; Canadian dollars, Australian dollars, euros, Singapore dollars, JPY cash withdrawal will be processed on May 6th.
On May 30 and June 3-5, the entry of US dollars will be delayed; on June 1 and June 4-5, the entry of Indonesian rupiah will be delayed; on June 2-5, the British pound will be delayed. The entry will be delayed; from June 3 to 5, the entry of Hong Kong dollars and offshore RMB will be delayed.
Official account: Bai Xiaosheng, cross-border e-commerce logistics