The development of cross-border e-commerce is inseparable from cross-border logistics. Without cross-border logistics, there will be no cross-border e-commerce. The delivery and movement of goods has always been a rigid condition for business development.
Cross-border distribution between countries has also evolved several versions following the times. Now cross-border logistics has become increasingly perfect due to the development of cross-border e-commerce. At the same time, with the support of cross-border logistics, cross-border e-commerce also has the cornerstone of rapid development.
What is cross-border logistics?
Cross-border logistics is a logistics activity across different countries or regions in which goods flow from cross-border e-commerce enterprises to cross-border consumers by relying on advanced technologies such as the Internet, big data, informatization and computers in the e-commerce environment.
Direct mail and overseas warehouses are the main channels for cross-border e-commerce exports
The cross-border e-commerce export logistics business model is different, but its core starting point is to help the cross-border e-commerce platform to realize the management and control of the transportation of goods and improve and optimize the consumption experience of overseas consumers. At present, my country's cross-border e-commerce exports are mainly through direct mail and overseas warehouses:
Direct mail service
The direct mail business is the cross-border logistics service provider to complete the cross-border e-commerce door-to-door/door-to-warehouse full-process cross-border logistics link.
Overseas warehouse mode
The overseas warehouse mode is mainly based on the stocking mode. After the cross-border logistics service provider transports the cross-border e-commerce goods to the warehouse of the destination country, if the destination country has an order for related commodities, it will be sent directly from the overseas warehouse to the overseas through the logistics service provider of the destination country. consumer.
Four major express companies in international logistics
Postal express service. It is an international mail courier service managed by the Universal Postal Union and is a courier service provided by China Post. Mainly by air, to speed up the delivery, depending on the region, 1 - 8 days to arrive. This business enjoys priority in customs, aviation and other departments. It delivers international and domestic urgent letters, documents, financial instruments, commodity samples and other documents and items to users with high speed and high quality.
Sinotrans-DHL International Air Express Co., Ltd. was established in 1986 by DHL, a leader in the global express logistics industry, and China Foreign Trade and Transportation Group Corporation with a 50% capital injection. It is the earliest and most experienced international air express company in China. As a well-known brand under the Deutsche Post global network. DHL's service network covers more than 220 countries and regions around the world, with 285,000 employees worldwide, providing customers with fast and reliable professional services.
Originated from a courier company established in Seattle, USA in 1907, it started out by delivering letters and delivering packages for retail stores. Due to the business principle of "best service, lowest price", it has gradually opened up in the entire West Coast of the United States. By the 1930s, UPS had serviced all major western cities and developed the first mechanical parcel sorting system. In the 1950s, UPS became a direct competitor to the USPS by acquiring rights as a "public transportation carrier" to expand its package delivery business from retail stores to ordinary residents.
FedEx is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable express services to more than 235 countries and regions around the world. FedEx has a worldwide air and ground network and can deliver time-critical shipments quickly and on time, usually in just one to two business days.
Parcel From China（PFC Express） is the first-level agent of DHL, FEDEX and UPS, which can deliver each item for you more efficiently, economically and quickly.
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