DHL eCommerce extends presence in southern China

DHL eCommerce has announced plans to increase its presence in southern China with the introduction of its e-commerce logistics services in the province of Fujian.

DHL eCommerce has also announced that it is to extend its Shenzhen Distribution Centre as well as Hong Kong DC in order to manage a capacity of 81 million packages a year.

“With exports expected to make up 75% of China’s e-commerce turnover three years from now, a strong and reliable logistics framework has to be set in place to meet growing needs,” said Zhi Zheng , Managing Director, Greater China , DHL eCommerce. “Manufacturing and export hubs like Fujian will be the center stage of all future growth of e-commerce exports in China . DHL’s expertise in international shipping and fulfillment, along with our global network and strong e-commerce expertise will play a fundamental role in connecting China’s e-tailers with online markets across the world.”

Zheng added: “We are expanding our presence in South China to better service merchants here, and provide them with the opportunity to tap on the massive cross-border opportunity. This underpins our growth strategy for South China where we will focus on growing our outbound e-commerce trade and continue to expand our offerings across Tier 2 and 3 cities.”  
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