Some merchants have realized “in-place warehousing”, thus reducing the transportation cost of trailers in domestic ports. 

To mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Chinese cross-border e-commerce, Caniao, a logistics company is launched by Alibaba, an e-commerce company has launched a project called “cross-border worry-free” with eight measures for imports and exports business areas which was affected by the pandemic. Caniao will focus on several key import and export logistics nodes to ensure the stability of international supply chains. Among them, sea freight services to ports such as Qingdao and Ningbo are provided for merchants who originally planned to enter the port of Shanghai.

For air freight, Caniao has booked air transportation resources in advance, and it will also provide overseas routes to Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Wuhan and other airports of China. With this some merchants have realized “in-place warehousing”, thus reducing the transportation cost of trailers in domestic ports. After the imported goods arrive, Caniao will coordinate with the Chinese General Administration of Customs to make overdue applications for traders and will complete the declarations within one or two days and clear the customs efficiently.

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Among them, sea freight services to ports such as Qingdao and Ningbo are provided for merchants who originally planned to enter the port of Shanghai.

Land transport cannot operate normally in some Chinese cities and regions which is affected by the pandemic. Therefore, Caniao is actively communicating with the relevant departments to apply for passes for the transport fleet.

In the case of insufficient transport capacity between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, Caniao provides merchants with a customized plan for land transportation by water, ensuring the timeliness of port-to-warehouse transportation. The firm is also promoting the systematic advancement of the June 18 Shopping Festival stock. In the first four months of this year, the total value of China’s foreign trade imports and exports stood at 12.58 trillion yuan ($1.87 trillion), was 7.9% up from year-on-year, this is according to data released by China’s General Administration of Customs on May 9, and it continued to optimize the country’s foreign trade structure.

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Therefore, Caniao is actively communicating with the relevant departments to apply for passes for the transport fleet.

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