Post Tagged with: "SF Express"

SF Express enters joint venture with Beijing Capital Airport

December 12, 2014 at 10:39 am 0 comments

According to a report in ch-aviation, Shenzhen-based SF Express signed a partnership agreement with the Beijing Capital International Airport Co, under which SF will enhance its route network through the use of the Airport’s logistics warehouse facilities. The report says that SF’s long-term goal is to use its new BeijingRead More

E-commerce booms in China – can express companies keep pace?

E-commerce booms in China – can express companies keep pace?

November 20, 2014 at 10:05 am 0 comments

HONG KONG — November 11 revealed more than just the profound growth in e-commerce in China. Singles Day in China on the 11th of November – a day of online shopping, not necessarily romance – spurred $9.3 billion of sales, and the truth is China’s express industry simply cannot keepRead More

China Postal rising?

November 20, 2014 at 10:02 am 0 comments

HONG KONG — We are hearing that China Postal Airlines is finding increasing favor with Alibaba. Reportedly, more Alibaba shipments are coming through Hong Kong via China Postal, at the expense of SF Express. While we don’t have data to determine exactly why or to what extent China Postal is takingRead More

SF Express eyes Europe

SF Express eyes Europe

November 18, 2014 at 10:48 am 1 comment

SF Express, China’s biggest private-sector express company, wants to expand into Europe. At the Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong in April 2012, George Li Dongqi, President of Shenzhen-based SF Airlines (and VP of parent SF EXPRESS) said the carrier planned to expand its fleet from the then currentRead More

767 freighters for SF Airlines?

767 freighters for SF Airlines?

October 16, 2014 at 10:36 am 1 comment

Note: SF Express has now (19 October 2014) confirmed to Cargo Facts that it has indeed ordered 767-300 P-to-F conversions from Boeing  At the Cargo Facts Asia event in Hong Kong in 2012, George Li Dongqi, VP of Shenzhen-based SF Express, announced the company’s intention to add widebody freighters to theRead More

There’s no such thing as a free lunch

There’s no such thing as a free lunch

September 8, 2014 at 10:40 am 0 comments

China’s express companies finally abandon “free” home delivery for online shoppers. It is no secret that the explosive growth of online shopping in China has driven equally explosive growth in the package delivery business. According to data from the State Post Bureau, China’s express companies delivered 9.2 billion pieces ofRead More

Precision to convert ninth 757 for SF Airlines

Precision to convert ninth 757 for SF Airlines

August 20, 2014 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Shenzhen-based SF Airlines ordered a ninth 757-200 passenger-to-freighter conversion from Precision Aircraft Solutions. To meet the exploding demand for express package delivery, Chinese express giant SF Express has been rapidly expanding the fleet of its airline subsidiary, SF Airlines, from a single Precision-converted 757-200PCF redelivered in October 2009, to theRead More

Online shopping drives express growth in China

May 29, 2014 at 8:45 am 0 comments

Online shopping drives a huge surge in express deliveries in China. According to reports in the Chinese media and the State Post Bureau, express deliveries in China were up 51.9% in the first quarter, to 2.6 billion. Express companies combined revenue for the quarter was up 45.6% to US$6.6 billion.Read More