BEIJING, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jingdong ("JD.com" or the "Company"), China's leading direct B2C e-commerce company, announced that it has launched two new delivery services today, including "Night Delivery," which expands the order deadline for same-day delivery from 11AM to 3PM, and "Three-Hour Delivery," setting a new standard for last-mile delivery in the e-commerce industry.
Beginning May 31, Jingdong customers can now receive orders placed before 3PM the same evening between 7PM and 10PM through the Company's self-operated delivery network. The new service expands on the same-day delivery option in Jingdong's 211 program, which previously required orders to be placed by 11AM.
Jingdong also launched "Three-Hour Delivery," an option for customers who want to receive their products within three hours of placing an order. Both Night Delivery and Three-Hour Delivery are currently available in six major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Wuhan, and Shenyang, with the aim of increasing convenience and flexibility for customers.
Jingdong's last-mile delivery network offers customized delivery options to its customers, including same-day, next-day, and timed delivery, in more than 150 cities across China, with a wide variety of payment options, like cash on delivery. The two new delivery initiatives are the latest improvements in Jingdong's long-standing commitment to providing customers first in class service, from their ordering experience to their speedy and convenient delivery options.
Jingdong is the largest B2C direct sales e-commerce company in China (source: iResearch). The Company has achieved around 150% annually compounded growth in gross merchandise volume during past several years and strives to offer the best online shopping experience to its customers. It currently offers more than 9 million SKUs through its B2C direct sales and online marketplace platform. The Company has established nationwide fulfillment capabilities and extensive last mile delivery network to provide superior customer experience. As of April 2013, the Company has 6 major fulfillment centers with 68 warehouses in 27 cities, as well as nearly 1,000 delivery stations and nearly 300 pickup stations nationwide. Through its 211 program, the Company offers speedy delivery in 27 major cities, and 24 hour delivery in 159 cities in China.
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