The first “Shanghai-Europe Rail” cross-border e-commerce China Railway express originated from Shanghai Yangpu Station and headed for Moscow. The plan is scheduled to be scheduled at regular intervals once a week, and it will reach Russia, Central Asia, Europe and other countries in 12 days, which is more fast as ocean shipping.
“Shanghai-Europe Rail” emphasizes that logistics first, information flow, capital flow summary information technology platform is fully visible, pushes the container data information in advance, accepts on-line orders online, and delivers goods to the terminal, realizing a mobile ” Cross-border e-commerce overseas warehouse on wheels.” This model can save businesses storage fees, improve efficiency, and lead the existing B2B2C model. Ocean Logistics provides some of the above technical support for Shanghai-Europe Connect.
It is understood that Russia currently has a total amount of up to 20 billion USD in e-commerce market. Various types of e-commerce platforms such as Alibaba, AliExpress, and Jingdong have all been deployed in the Russian market. Cross-border e-commerce has achieved explosive growth in Russia. The data shows Russia’s cross-border e-commerce scale reached US$4.5 billion in 2017, and it increased by 30% in the last 7 years. At present, 25 million Russians have an online shopping experience. It is reported that in 2020 Russia’s e-commerce will reach 8 billion USD. According to data from the General Administration of Customs of China, about 12% of all cross-border parcels in China were sent to Russia in 2017.