People's Daily Online, Chengdu, August 26 (Wang Jun) On the afternoon of the 26th, a train full of electronic products, daily necessities, medical masks and other goods departed from Chengdu International Railway Port to Tilburg, the Netherlands. This is the 6000th China-Europe Express (Chengdu) train, and it is also the first China-Europe Express to exceed 6000 in the country.
It is understood that since the opening of the first train on April 26, 2013, the China-Europe Express Train (Chengdu) has actively responded to the “Belt and Road” initiative and ran out of “acceleration”. For more than seven years in operation, the China-Europe Express (Chengdu) has led the country for four consecutive years, and has led to the formation of an international land-sea combined transport channel system with Chengdu as the transit hub. "Optimal" performance in various aspects such as industrial integration.
Optimal transportation network
Connected to 55 overseas cities and 16 domestic cities
The Chengdu international train line network and the global land and sea freight distribution system with Chengdu as the main hub, west to Europe, north to Mongolia and Russia, east to Japan and South Korea, and south to expand ASEAN have been initially established, with 7 international railway channels and 6 international railways. The sea combined transport channel has continued to expand and has connected 55 overseas cities and 16 domestic cities.
At the beginning of this year, around the three main trunk lines of Lodz, Nuremberg, and Tilburg, China-Europe Express (Chengdu) mainly promoted the "Europe" transportation mode with Chengdu opening characteristics. At present, the train can reach the whole of Europe through the hub nodes of Poland Mala and Poznan. By taking Marathon as the hub node, it is possible to organize the distribution and assembly of single container cargo at Warsaw, Duisburg, Hamburg, Milan, Barcelona, Madrid, Budapest, Vienna and other stations via Marathon; by taking Poznan as the hub node , Using the local railway transportation network to connect Wroclaw, Luxembourg, Duisburg, Rotterdam and other regions.
The China-Europe Express (Chengdu) "Eurolink" model has provided transportation services to large logistics companies such as DHL, COSCO Shipping and SF Express. Up to now, the train has achieved a stable organization and two-way operation, with a monthly delivery volume of about 900 vehicles, effectively alleviating the pressure on European highway allocation restrictions caused by the epidemic.
Optimal transportation quality
Transportation time is getting shorter and shorter, and export customs clearance time is reduced by 1/3
On June 8, 2016, China Railway officially launched the unified brand identity of China-Europe Express. The China-Europe Express Express (Chengdu), which was printed with a unified brand logo, departed from Chongqing, Chengdu, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Changsha, Suzhou, Dongguan, and Yiwu on the same day. It took less than 11 days to reach Lodz, Poland, which is about 4 days less than the running time of the China-Europe train in other cities, showing the world the "Chengdu Speed".
"Frequent passengers of China-Europe Express trains are mid-to-high-end products between air and sea transportation, high transportation timeliness requirements, and relatively high value of goods. The focus is on transportation timeliness and safety. Therefore, fast timeliness and safety are our continuous improvement goals. "Chengdu International Railway Express Co., Ltd. Chen Zejun introduced.
The time from Chengdu to Lodz, Poland has shrunk from the first 15 days to about 10 days now. At present, the fastest 8 days to Russia, 10 days to Poland, 12 days to the Netherlands, Germany...Behind the string of numbers, it is a powerful reflection of the continuous improvement of the China-Europe Express (Chengdu) transportation timeliness. “This year, Geely’s Chengdu plant has shipped more than 900 TEU containers through China-Europe Express trains, with a total of 1,350 complete vehicle parts. The transportation time limit has been reduced from 75 days by sea to more than 10 days. Now Geely’s Chengdu model exports 100% to Belarus. China-Europe Express (Chengdu) transportation.” said Wang Qinghua, deputy general manager of Chengdu Geely Automobile Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
At present, China-Europe Express (Chengdu) has established overseas liaison offices in Nuremberg, Tilburg, Prague, Hamburg, Warsaw and other places. The working hours at home and abroad are consistent to ensure "zero time difference" in the operation of the train, and promote the efficient operation of the China-Europe train. . At the same time, the operation process of Chengdu railway station has changed from "series" to "parallel", and the loading and unloading operations of trains and port transshipment have realized "direct loading and unloading", which greatly improves the efficiency of loading and unloading. Chengdu Customs actively develops inter-customs cooperation with overseas customs to promote efficient customs clearance services for the exchange of domestic and foreign customs data, mutual recognition of supervision, and mutual assistance in law enforcement for China-Europe Express trains. At the same time, it fully implements the normalized operation of "7×24 hours" scheduled customs clearance at ports and export customs clearance. The time is compressed by 1/3.
Optimal industry integration
The cumulative value of goods shipped is nearly 200 billion yuan, and local sources account for 65.7%
In the first half of this year, the Chengdu High-tech Comprehensive Bonded Zone continued to rank first in imports and exports of 248.91 billion yuan in the National Comprehensive Bonded Zone. The agglomeration effect of the electronic information industry continued to be highlighted, and the production capacity of leading enterprises continued to be released, which became an important reason for the continuous growth of Chengdu's foreign trade. This has also become an important reason for the continuous increase in the value and volume of China-Europe Express (Chengdu).
Since its inception, the China-Europe Express (Chengdu) has transported nearly 200 billion yuan worth of cargo, which continues to meet the transportation needs of Chengdu’s local electronic information, automotive vehicles, smart home appliances, and biomedical industries. The source of the freight trains is TCL, Lenovo, Dell, Geely, Volvo, BMW and other manufacturing products are the main products, and local sources account for 65.7%. At the same time, it continues to promote the steady growth of Chengdu's foreign trade. Among them, exports drive local small and medium-sized manufacturers of shoes, clothing, flowers, and daily necessities to go global through cross-border e-commerce channels; imports are mainly European consumer goods, promoting the construction of Chengdu as an international consumption center city.
The relevant person in charge of Chengdu International Railway Port said that with the whistle ringing through Sichuan and Chongqing, an average of 8 China-Europe trains travel between Chengdu and the European continent every day. This is a way of communication between Chengdu and the world for mutual benefit and win-win. It is also an effective practice for building a new development pattern in which the domestic big cycle is the main body and the domestic and international double cycles promote each other.