On April 22, the two-day 2021 Global Logistics Enterprise Development Expo was grandly opened at the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing.
This expo is co-sponsored by JCtrans Logistics Network and Intelligent Logistics Alliance (AILA), Tianjin International Freight Forwarders Association, Shanghai International Freight Forwarders Association, Zhongshan International Freight Forwarders Association, Ningbo International Combined Transport Association, Ningbo Cross-border E-commerce Association, Ningbo Air Transport Association, Qingdao International Logistics Chamber of Commerce, Wuhan Freight Forwarders Association and other units give their full support. Major media such as Phoenix.com, Sina, Tencent, Dongfang.com, Sohu, and Netease reported on the general situation of the Expo simultaneously.
There were more than 200 exhibitors at the 2021 Global Logistics Enterprise Development Expo. On the first day of its opening, the number of visitors had reached more than 5,000. During the Expo, a number of theme forums, matchmaking meetings, dinners and other business activities were held.
At nine o'clock in the morning, JCtrans Logistics Network CEO Qiu Junjie and AILA CEO Zhang Zijing delivered opening speeches respectively, and Wu Jingyu , deputy director of the International Train Consulting Service Center of China Communications and Transportation Association, sent a video congratulatory message. Shanghai Customs Brokers Association President Xiao Jian, President of Hongkou Federation of Industry Commerce Shipping Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of Meishe International Logistics Group Co., Ltd. Ge Shangen, Chairman of China (Ningbo) Air Fair Organizing Committee and President of Ningbo International Intermodal Transport Association Le Zhentian, Mr. Li Jianer from Shanghai Kangdant International Freight Forwarding Co., Ltd. attended the opening ceremony together. More than 5,000 exhibitors from home and abroad jointly discussed new ideas and new measures for the transformation and development of traditional logistics enterprises in the post-epidemic era.
This year’s expo was centered on “the high-quality development of the “Belt and Road” China-Europe Railway Express to promote the balanced development of the world economy”, “cross-border supply chain opportunities and challenges in the context of RCEP”, “analysis of digital shipping development”, “how to systematically develop cross-border e-commerce business”, “digital customs and supply chain” and "how to take the digitalization road of international logistics enterprises" and held several theme forums on these topics. Cha Tanlai, deputy director of the International Train Consulting Service Center of China Transportation Association, Zhao Yifei, professor of Antai School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xu Yang, co-founder & COO of YQNLINK, and Yu Tuo, CEO of Ningbo Mantuo E-Commerce Co., Ltd., Zhang Hui, general manager of business department of the platform Yunmaotong, and other government leaders, industry experts, representatives of enterprises and institutions delivered keynote speeches, pointing out the problems in the development of the industry and how to break the situation, and guiding the future development of small and medium logistics enterprises.
The expo was held in a two-way parallel manner of "onsite exhibition area + online cloud exhibition", with domestic exhibition areas, one-on-one negotiation exhibition areas, special docking exhibition areas and overseas exhibition areas set up on site; enterprise cloud booths, free negotiation areas, and online exhibition halls are set up online , together with Online 1V1 and live broadcast of the exhibition activities throughout. The focus was on modern logistics, China-Europe trains, logistics parks, logistics equipment, smart logistics, warehousing technology and equipment, logistics finance, etc. At the exhibition site, the most advanced technology and the most comprehensive solutions in the industry were actively discussed by exhibitors, and the atmosphere was quite enthusiastic.
At 6 o'clock in the evening, the welcome dinner exclusively sponsored by Guangdong Unlimited Link Technology Co., Ltd. was on stage. JCtrans Logistics Network CEO Qiu Junjie, AILA CEO Zhang Zijing, and General Manager Wu Haochao, the representative of the title dealer, gave a toast and speech for the dinner. The logistics enterprise popularity award and anti-epidemic contribution award ceremony held during the dinner, which brought the atmosphere of the party to a climax, and the logistics professionals gathered here because of the Expo shared the glory and joy.
In recent years, China's logistics industry has shown a momentum of rapid development, and the total amount of logistics in the whole society has continued to rise. In the context of industrial restructuring and continuous optimization, the logistics industry will also face opportunities and challenges brought about by market upgrading and development. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic becoming more stable and accompanied by repetitions, China, as the only major economy in the world that has achieved positive growth in trade and in goods, has attracted the attention of the world. We firmly believe that this growth momentum will continue this year, and the logistics industry will inevitably follow it. The holding of this expo came just at the right time, which had built a bridge of exchanges and cooperation for logistics companies from home and abroad, promoted the upgrading and reform of our country's logistics industry, and helped small and medium logistics companies seize a good opportunity for innovation and development after the epidemic.
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