Railway department of Guangxi has taken full advantages of high-speed rail express and railway trunk transportation network and increased transportation capacity to facilitate the cross-border delivery of ASEAN fruits during the “Double 11” e-commerce golden week of transportation, according to the news released by China Railway Nanning Group Co., Ltd. It is expected that the parcels of cross-border fresh fruits delivered via railway express will approximate to 20,000 during the “Double 11”.
After the fruit parcels of cross-border e-commerce arrive in Nanning, they will be then delivered to places throughout the country via the high-speed rail express service provided by the railway department. The fruit parcels can be served on the same day, next morning or next day to via internal transportation, said Li Yang, Deputy General Manager of Nanning Branch of China Railway Express Co., Ltd. In view of the characteristics of long supply chain and storage difficulty of fresh fruit transportation, and in order to ensure the timely delivery of fresh fruits, the railway department of Guangxi has conducted the business of “high-speed rail express for fresh fruits”, which is faster and in high quality and standard. According to the statistics, as of November 14, railway department of Guangxi has handled over 5,400 parcels of fresh fruits for ASEAN cross-border e-commerce dealers, an increase of 500%. At present, Guangxi has high-speed trains, reaching 19 provincial capitals and 12 cities of Guangxi region. The railway department can undertake the “high-speed rail express” service, reaching more than 500 cities across the country. Customers can handle the high-speed rail express businesses by dialing customer service hotline 12306, 95306 and 95572 or visiting official website or business halls.