Logistics & Transport

IoT Market in China

IoT refers to a network that realizes intelligent identification, positioning, tracking, monitoring and management of targeted objects achieved by exchange of information and communication between such targets and internet via intelligent terminal products under predetermined protocol. IoT devices include barcode/QR code reading devices, RFID tags and RFID read-write devices, etc. Some of the IoT devices, such as active RFID tags and devices, can send and receive information by themselves. . City management In transportation sector, IoT technology can automatically detect and report the condition of road and avoid the traffic…

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Third-party Logistics Industry in China

Definition and categorization of 3PL Third-party logistics service providers (‘‘3PL providers’’) typically specialize in integrated operations such as warehousing and transportation services which can be scaled and customized to meet customers’ individual needs based on market conditions, including the demands and delivery service requirements for their products and materials. 3PL providers target particular functions within the supply chain management process such as warehousing or transportation. The advantages of outsourcing logistics to 3PL service providers include low capital commitment, cost savings and flexibility. First, there is no need for a warehouse…

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ITO film Industry Overview

The market size of the ITO film industry by revenue reached CNY 854.5 million in 2015 and grew at a CAGR of 12.9% from 2010 to 2015, driven by growing domestic demand. Over 70% of sales of ITO film products are made to the electronic displays industry for applications such as LCD screens, plasma display panels, electroluminescent displays and touch panels. With the gradually rising popularity of Smart Light-adjusting Products which are applied to use in advertisement displays, high-end residential and commercial buildings as well as other fields, it is…

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Overview of Global Package Printing Market

Package printing refers to the process of reproducing text and images on the packaging materials, including paper, plastics, metal, etc. Package printing is required for production and sales of consumer goods by incorporating production information (e.g. name, content), label and highlighting the product design with various color and printing effects (e.g. spot ultra-violet, lamination). Industry Chain . Upstream: Upstream mainly consists of suppliers who provide equipment and other supplies for printing. Equipment covers printing press, digital printer and their auxiliary accessories. . Midstream: Midstream consists of all types of package…

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A 15-year Boom Cycle in Shipbuilding Industry Coming

It is the time to consider when shipbuilding industry can restore its growth rather than possibilities to receive new ship orders. A 15-year-or-so boom cycle in shipbuilding industry is again on its way. Boom cycle in shipbuilding industry usually include a 5-year boom and a 10-year recession. Recently, ship rents and prices both have been at favorable levels and good news were heard from ocean engineering equipment market. Therefore, it is estimated that orders in the last half year of 2017 and the first half year of 2018 will increase.…

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Status Quo and Forecast of Express Delivery Industry in China, 2017

  Express delivery industry will keep a high growth of 40% in 2017 Total express delivery business will reach 50 billion pieces and the revenue will be CNY 800 billion in 2020, and the corresponding business volume and the CAGR is 19% and 24% respectively. According to research, the business volume of express delivery will reach 60 billion pieces in 2020 (corresponding to the CAGR of 24% during 2015-2020, exceeding its estimated growth rate, 19% of e-commerce, GMV). We estimate that the growth rate of business volume will reach 50%…

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CAGR of China’s Cold Chain Logistics Industry over 20% During 2017-2021

First, the CAGR of cold chain logistics industry will increase by 20% in the next 3 to 5 years, and the demand for cold-chain equipment will maintain steady growth. The three stages in cold-chain equipment industry, namely, “the first kilometer”, “circulation and transportation” and “the last kilometer”, correspond to the pre-cooling equipment, cold storage equipment, refrigerated trucks/refrigerated container transport equipment, and “the last-kilometer equipment” respectively, of which cold storage and refrigerator truck are among the core equipment links. The “first and the last kilometer” links have large potential development space.…

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2017 China Shipbuilding Industry: Chance Born in Crisis

In 2016, three major indicators of shipbuilding had a significant drop and profits of relevant enterprises slumped due to the lasting downturn of shipping industry. According to CRI, in 2016, national shipbuilding completion amount was 35.32 million DWTs, down by 15.6% YOY; new orders of ships were 21.07 million DWTs, down by 32.6% YOY; up to the end of Dec, 2016, handheld ship orders were 99.61 million DWTs, down by 19% YOY. From Jan to Nov, 2016, profits of shipbuilding industry enterprises above the nationwide scale are CNY 14.74 billion,…

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Reliable Ranking of Global Top 10 Shipbuilding Companies

The ranking of shipyards can be based on multiple parameters — from completion amount to holding orders. However, what reflects the real operation situation of a company is its sales revenue. Recently, the list of top 10 shipbuilding companies in terms of sales revenue was released by the press. It shows that the top 5 are in South Korea, China and Japan, indicating the trend of the global shipbuilding industry. (CRI note: the actual sales revenue of a company is hard to calculate. In particular, China’s two shipbuilding leaders are…

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