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By Presou 2024-04-15

Shanghai Port launched a "sea-rail combined transport" channel with daily flights

In recent years, Shanghai Port has continued to strengthen the construction of collection and distribution channels. COSCO Shipping has played its main role as a central enterprise to assist the construction of integrated channels and the integrated development of logistics in the Yangtze River Delta. It fully understands the needs of customer enterprises, based on sea-rail intermodal transport, and creates a connection within the Shanghai Port. Land freight resources and port route resources, especially in the Yangtze River Delta region, form a two-way radiating and two-way logistics system to create a more complete and efficient logistics ecosystem for Shanghai International Shipping Center.

On April 12, a new city was added to Shanghai Port's "sea-rail combined transport" network - the "Yancheng North-Shanghai Port" sea-rail combined transport chartered by COSCO Shipping Lines is scheduled for the first time (that is, on the national train operation chart The freight trains that can be found on the Internet (with the characteristics of fixed points, fixed routes, fixed trains, timing, pricing, etc.) are fully loaded with 100 TEUs and depart from the Yancheng North Railway Freight Yard in Jiangsu Province bound for Shanghai Luchaogang Station. This batch of goods is Mainly photovoltaic and home appliance products will be shipped from Shanghai Port to Europe, effectively promoting the integrated development of integrated logistics in the Yangtze River Delta.


In recent years, in conjunction with Shanghai Port's continuous strengthening of the construction of collection and distribution channels, Shanghai COSCO Shipping Lines, a subsidiary of COSCO Shipping Lines, has helped open 17 sea-rail combined transport lines in the region, covering major cities in the Yangtze River Delta, providing opportunities for photovoltaic and new industries. Energy, home furnishing, tires, people's livelihood, electromechanical equipment and other companies have opened up the sea-rail logistics channel in the Yangtze River Delta region, saving logistics costs while improving logistics efficiency. In the first quarter of 2024, the container volume of sea-rail intermodal transport increased by 58% year-on-year.


In addition, Shanghai COSCO Shipping Lines also cooperates with Shanghai Port's layout in inland ports and opens routes to coordinate various resources in the region: further expand and extend the resource network and increase supply chain resources such as warehousing, stations, railways, trailers, and customs services. Factor investment has formed a relatively complete full-chain supply chain service network, improving regional resource integration and product delivery capabilities; the channel transportation structure has been further optimized, and innovative operational measures such as "front warehouses" and "box-based chain promotion" have been vigorously promoted to promote regional The transformation and upgrading of products such as inland water transfer and sea-rail combined transport have further increased the proportion of water transport channel business.

With the hub port in the Yangtze River Delta region as the radiation center, COSCO Shipping improves the logistics network and smoothes transportation channels through road, rail and water channels. While providing customers with diversified freight channels, COSCO Shipping also transforms its location and transportation advantages into economic and social benefits. Develop advantages to ensure the stability and smoothness of the international industrial chain and supply chain, and continuously contribute wisdom to the gradual improvement of the international transportation service network in the Yangtze River Delta region and the construction of the domestic and foreign trade transportation system.