Jingdong Grows Larger in Business Scope
At a time when a survey showed that 74% of the respondents answer that they wanted an intracity parcel delivery service that is high quality and is capable of making same day deliveries, Jingdong, otherwise known as JD.com, announced that the company will be expanding its business operations to offer a new service to Chinese consumers living in Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou. Now the residents of these three cities can ship their parcels with Jingdong to addresses within these three cities or to another Chinese city. In the 20 years that JD.com has been in business, it has established quite an impressive countrywide Logistics Network, one that possess the capacity to deliver well over 90% of placed orders at the very least on the next day, if not on the same day.
Jingdong also has the intention to eventually expand this new pilot program to include deliveries to all addresses across the immense country of China. JD.com’s new parcel delivery service is intended to satisfy a demand from professionals in the field of communication, business, and high-tech for swift and reliable parcel delivery service. Consumers have a few way to request a parcel pickup from Jingdong. Parcel pickup may be requested via the JD.com app, via a JD delivery mini program on WeChat, or via a JD delivery team , WeChat account.
Jingdong is China’s largest e-commerce retailer and the country’s largest overall retailer, not to mention China’s biggest internet company with regard to annual revenue generation. The company was founded by Liu Qiangdong in the year of 1998 for the express purpose of selling magneto-optical online, but that soon turned into a business selling electronics, such as mobile phones, computers, and many more different kind of electronics. Jingdong has its headquarters based in the city of Beijing. JD.com is such a huge e-commerce company that it is currently a member of the Fortune Global 500 club. Jingdong is also a NASDAQ traded company, trading its stock under the stock ticker symbol “JD”.