1. SHEIN Q2 U.S. downloads hit a record high
On August 8, Sensor Tower data showed that in the second quarter of 2022, the US mobile installations of the online shopping platform SHEIN surpassed that of Amazon, reaching a record high. The download volume of SHEIN was about 6.8 million times, an increase of 13% month-on-month; the download volume of Amazon was 6.3 million times, a decrease of 7%.
2. Jitu and HNA Cargo have reached a global strategic cooperation
On August 8, Jitu Express Co., Ltd. and HNA Cargo Co., Ltd. signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement on August 5. The two parties will carry out cooperation in the field of aviation logistics on a global scale .
3. Macedo will open the first sorting center in Latin America
On August 8, Meikedo announced the opening of its first sorting center in Latin America recently. The new logistics center, located in Cajamar, São Paulo, is expected to handle about 450,000 parcels per day, which is equivalent to about 30 percent of Brazil's daily deliveries.
The new consolidation center connects its origin Meike multi-logistics network with more than 100 fulfillment centers in 24 Brazilian states. In addition to optimizing the routes for transporting parcels, Meikeduo will further invest in improving the efficiency of its logistics network.
4. Cainiao opens Israel distribution center and overseas warehouse
On August 8 , Cainiao officially opened its distribution center and overseas warehouse in Israel. The Israel Distribution Center is Cainiao's first distribution center in the Middle East, and it is also the tenth distribution center that Cainiao has deployed and opened globally. The Cainiao Israel Distribution Center is equipped with multiple one-point multi-mode intelligent sorting equipment, and adopts a self-developed overseas distribution system.
5. In the first seven months, my country's foreign trade increased by 10.4% year-on-year
On August 8, the General Administration of Customs recently announced that in the first seven months of this year, the total value of China's foreign trade import and export was 23.6 trillion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 10.4%. Among them, exports were 13.37 trillion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 14.7%; imports were 10.23 trillion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 5.3%. Customs statistics show that my country's foreign trade structure continued to optimize in the first seven months, with general trade imports and exports reaching 15.17 trillion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 14.5%.
6. NIUKE cross-border and Fenghuo cross-border reached in-depth cooperation
It was reported on August 8 that NIUKE Cross-border Link, a subsidiary of Xiamen Newike Cloud Technology Service Co., Ltd., and Fenghuo Cross-border, a subsidiary of Hangzhou Chuhai Growth Network Technology Co., Ltd., reached an in-depth cooperation.
It is reported that the two parties will carry out comprehensive cooperation in resource sharing and customer development. The cooperation will be carried out from four aspects: "mutual benefit of products, exchange of goods", "brand output, expansion of influence", "team communication, professional services", "co-construction of marketing activities, and deepening of customer resources". The two parties introduce their respective products into each other's sales system, which is a channel for each other, mutual benefit and common development.
7. Maersk acquires Martin Bencher Group
On August 8, Maersk said on its official website that it has reached an acquisition agreement with Martin Bencher Group, a Danish project logistics company, for a transaction price of US$61 million. With the acquisition of Martin Bencher, Maersk will also launch a new product – Maersk Project Logistics.
Karsten Kildahl, Regional Managing Director of Maersk Europe, said: "Martin Bencher will be a great fit for our integrator strategy and will enhance our ability to provide project logistics services to customers around the world."
8. ZTO Express will release its 2022 second quarter results on August 18
On August 8, ZTO Express Co., Ltd. announced that the company will release the unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022 before the trading hours of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on August 18, 2022. . After the release of the financial report, the company's management team will hold an earnings conference call on August 18, 2022, Beijing time.
9. DHL's Q2 revenue in 2022 increased by 21.6% year-on-year
According to news on August 8, in the first half of this year, DHL achieved operating income of 46.62 billion euros, a year-on-year increase of 21.6%; profit before interest and taxes (EBIT) was 4.50 billion euros, a year-on-year increase of 12.6%; consolidated net profit reached 2.81 billion euros, a year-on-year increase. 13.3%; net earnings per basic share of EUR 2.30. Free cash flow was 468 million euros, down 77.7% from 2.102 billion euros in the same period last year.
10. U.S. ports plan to charge "container imbalance fees"
On August 8th, recently, the East Coast ports of the United States, the Ports of New York and New Jersey, announced that they will charge "imbalance fees" for import and export containers. This means that in a quarter, the ocean carrier's total outbound container volume must equal or exceed 110% of its inbound container volume for the same period, or a fee of $100 per container will be charged. Inbound and outbound containers include loaded boxes and empty containers, excluding rail traffic.
The announcement issued by the Port Authority of the Ports of New York and New Jersey states that the regulation of charging container imbalance fees will take effect on September 1, with a 30-day public comment period, which will be re-evaluated when the global supply chain crisis eases. .
Official account: Bai Xiaosheng, cross-border e-commerce logistics