1. Amazon adds 4 FBA warehouses in Tokyo, Japan
On July 27, Amazon announced that it has added 4 FBA warehouses in Tokyo, Japan. The new FBA warehouses will be put into use before the arrival of the peak season to improve the delivery capacity of orders during the peak season.
The distribution and operation time of the newly added 4 FBA warehouses are: Komatsuhara FC, August 31; Kamotsusaki FC, September 14; Sayamahara FC, September 7; Sayama Hidaka FC, 9 21st of May.
The two FBA warehouses , Komatsuhara FC (TPB1) and Kamotsutsuzaki FC (TPB2) , will store large products other than fashion products, while the two warehouses Sayamahara FC (TYO8) and Sayama Hidaka FC (TYO9) will store fashion products Other than small and standard size items.
2. Dexun's shipping profits soared by 140% in the first half of the year
On July 27th, the global logistics giant, Switzerland-based Kuehne+Nagel (Dexun), released its first half of 2022 financial report.
According to the financial report: in the first six months of 2022, Kuehne+Nagel’s seaborne cargo volume was 2.162 million TEUs. Although it fell by 3.4% compared with the same period last year, its net turnover in the first half of this year was still as high as 9.9 billion Swiss francs, with a gross profit of 19.42 billion Swiss francs, an increase of 79.8% year-on-year; EBIT increased by 139.7% year-on-year to 1.208 billion Swiss francs.
3, eBay fulfillment Australia warehouse new large-scale delivery service
On July 27, eBay Australia announced that on the basis of competitive prices, fast delivery and seller protection, the eBay fulfillment by Orange Connex service has launched a new large-scale delivery solution.
eBay points out that this is a multi-channel solution that sellers can use across all online shopping channels; all shipped items are automatically uploaded with tracking information; when sellers use eBay fulfillment, the items are protected and won't happen Damage caused by delivery; no minimum entry requirements for warehouses; item size is limited to length ≤ 200 cm, width ≤ 120 cm, height ≤ 100 cm, and 85 kg; prices for intra-city delivery start at $28.
4. Maersk and Amerijet partner for transpacific air cargo expansion
On July 27, maritime giant Maersk ordered three new 767-300 freighters from Boeing and arranged with Miami-based cargo airline Amerijet to fly these freighters on the trans-Pacific route, which is expected to fly in the second half of this year. Commences operations on key US-China routes.
The deal with Amerijet is Maersk's second foray into the U.S. market, having spent the past eight months investing significant resources from its lucrative container shipping business to transform Amerijet's in-house airline into a full-service airline Logistics provider and expand globally beyond traditional European business.
5. The cross-border Lucky International small package business has been fully upgraded
On July 27, the cross-border good luck platform announced that its "international small package" business segment has achieved an all-round upgrade. The online small package channels cover almost all small package delivery needs in the market, from international express channels to postal small packages, from mainstream special line packages in the market to special small package lines , more than 50 different small package channels covering more than 90% of the world such as the United States, Europe, and Southeast Asia. countries, and supports door-to-door collection nationwide , and the fastest delivery can be delivered to foreign consumers within 3 days.
6. Nordic Post’s sales fell 5% in the second quarter
On July 27, Nordic Post Group recently said that its net sales in the second quarter of 2022 fell by 5% year-on-year due to the continued sharp decline in the volume of parcels and mail, and this trend is expected to continue this year.
Overall, Nordic Post's total package volume fell 7% to 61 million in the second quarter. Among them, the B2C business volume decreased by 10%, and the B2B business volume increased by 3%. In addition, mail volume dropped by 12%.
7. Target is adding three new parcel sorting centers
Target is adding three new parcel sorting centers and plans to add more over the next few years to speed up its online deliveries and reduce its shipping costs, July 27. Two of the new facilities are located in the Chicago area and the third is located near Denver. Fulfilling an online order from a store can save you about 40% per package compared to shipping from a large distribution center.
8. Amazon Prime Europe price hike
On July 27, Amazon announced that its logistics delivery service and streaming media service Prime will increase prices in Europe from September 15, with an increase of up to 43% to cope with rising costs. Germany, Amazon's second-largest market outside the U.S., will see a 30 percent increase in annual fees to 89.9 euros, while the third-largest market, the U.K., will rise 20 percent to 95 pounds.
Official account: Bai Xiaosheng, cross-border e-commerce logistics