JD.com Introduces Plan to Upend the Traditional Supply Chain


Jingdong has announced that it is changing the way that customers receive orders. The goal is to improve shipping times and make it easier for people to get goods shipped where they want to pick them up.

In an article with TG Daily entitled “JD.com’s Liu Qiangdong Commits to Inclusive Business”, e-commerce juggernaut JD.com has recently re-committed its operational practices to include total transparency regarding sustainable practices and environmental care.

Let’s take a look at the company’s current system and the changes that are going to take place.


Items Must Be Shipped to Multiple Locations

Under Jingdong current method of shipping goods, it must spend time in a warehouse and distribution center before being shipped to the store. This means that it can take several hours or days for a customer to get their order. Jingdong realizes that this could be inconvenient to those who want to purchase something in an easy and convenient manner.


Items Are Already Sitting at Stores

There are instances when the goods that people are ordering online are already available at a store. It can be easier to simply deliver them from the store to wherever a person lives or wants the item delivered to. Jingdong has decided that it will now fulfill orders from store locations whenever possible. Find More Information Here.


Customers Can Get Their Items Within Minutes

According to Jingdong, customers can get their orders delivered to them in as little as 30 minutes. When a customer orders a product, brands can determine whether they want to source the product from a store or from a warehouse. The decision is based on whether a store or warehouse is closer to where an individual lives.


The System Seems To Be More Efficient

Nongfu Spring has partnered with Jingdong to take part in the new supply chain initiative, and it says that 90% of orders have been fulfilled in two hours or less. Furthermore, it says that there has been no need to add staff to meet the increased demand that the company has seen since becoming part of the program.


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