YIWU, China, Dec. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yiwugou.com, the official website of the Yiwu Commodity Market, which is the largest commodity wholesale market in the world, recently launched a pilot project on "Yiwugou Express" with YTO Express. Up till now, Yiwugou has established important partnerships with major Chinese couriers including STO, Yunda, China Post and EMS.
It is reported that a strategic cooperation agreement between YTO and Yiwu Municipal was signed on 28th November, 2016. Based on the agreement, YTO will register and operate a platform for global consolidated shipment services in Yiwu, which will deepen the cooperation with Yiwugou. Built on a platform of "Internet+Trade+Global Consolidated Shipment", YTO will develop an internet economy industrial cluster in Yiwu and launch a series of projects including YTO Zhejiang headquarter, an E-commerce industrial park, and a regional aviation hub and a commodity distribution center in Yiwu.
Yiwu, the world marketplace, is an important international trade hub for China, and thus attracts major couriers. Each year, hundreds of billions worth of "made-in-china" goods from different regions come to Yiwu, and are sold to different places in the world from there. Weijiao YU, chairman of YTO said, Yiwu is the center of global commodity commerce. As the starting point of YXE International Container Train and an open channel to "Yiwu-Ningbo-Zhoushan" sea-rail combined transportation, Yiwu makes an unparalleled contribution to "the Belt and Road" initiative. With the support from Yiwu, YTO will further invest in airline and railway logistics hubs, develop new markets, and expand its transport capacity. At the same time, YTO will facilitate Yiwu to become an important logistics center and collaboratively develop Yiwu into an international inland port city.
Yiwugou, as the official e-commerce platform for Yiwu commodity market, has been an impactful international and professional trading platform since in operation over four years ago. On October 21, 2016, Yiwugou officially launched the "Yiwugou Express" to consolidate the courier resources. Through advanced technologies like Yiwugou mobile app, smart dispatch, order location positioning and mobile payment, "Yiwugou Express"has improved the order processing efficiency and lowered the cost of delivery; thus making Yiwu a more competitive player on the internet market. Till now the daily shipment orders of "Yiwugou Express" is close to 2,000 and will hit 10,000 in 2017 based on estimation.
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