Jingdong (one of China’s leading e-commerce platforms) [JD.com] fresh produce and Zhengming Logistics jointly open their cold storage in Tianjin Lanxi cold chain logistic center. This one serves as Jingdong’s first cold chain storage in Tianjin city, which will be operated through Shanghai Zhengming logistic system. Thanks to its minus 18 degrees’ cold chain, customers can receive their fresh produce within 6 hours after placing the orders online…Full Article: Fresh Plaza May 2016
- Jingdong Mall (JD.com) has a guaranteed maximum delivery time of six hours for fresh produce.
- In November 2015, JD.com sued Alibaba in a Beijing court over unfair business practices. JD.com accused Alibaba of “forcing merchants” to exclusively sell/distribute products from a single e-commerce site for promotional marketing/activities.
- In June 2015, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada signed an agreement with the Chinese e-commerce site JD.com in Beijing. As a result, JD.com will launch a page dedicated to selling Canadian agri-food and fish and seafood products within the next year.
- In 2015, the Chinese e-commerce company, JD.com Inc, plans to start marketing food products on their site.
- Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Beijing, Jingdong Mall (aka JD.com) is one of China’s largest e-commerce platforms. In May 2014, the company was listed on New York’s NASDAQ Stock Exchange (NASDAQ:JD). The company’s original focus was electronics.
- Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Shanghai, Shanghai Zheng Ming modern logistics operates cold storage facilities across 20 provinces/regions that are primarily used to supply Chinese supermarkets and restaurants. Its Chinese partners include Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), McDonald’s, Bright Dairy, Inner Mongolia Yili, Caffe Bene, and others. In July 2013, the French private equity firm, Cathay Capital, invested in Shanghai Zheng Ming.