HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BEST Inc. (NYSE:
BEST) ("BEST" or the "Company"), a leading integrated smart supply
chain solutions and logistics services provider in China, today launched its full-chain, direct
logistics service to ship parcels from China to Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. The services will be operated in
partnership with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, ("Cainiao
Network"), the logistics arm of Alibaba Group.
For e-commerce consumers in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia who select this logistics service,
their parcels will be shipped directly from anywhere in China
to BEST's warehouse in Shenzhen.
From there, the parcels will then be shipped directly to
Bangkok in Thailand, Hanoi in Vietnam, or Phnom
Penh in Cambodia, after
clearing Chinese customs.
Parcels can be shipped via land, sea, or air, depending on
customers' needs. Certain exclusions such as powder or liquid-based
products are shipped by land, while time-sensitive products are
delivered by air. They will then be shipped to BEST's sortation
centers in Bangkok, Hanoi or Phnom
Penh, before being dispatched for last mile deliveries.
Customers will be able to track the parcels in real-time throughout
the entire delivery process.
This news comes after BEST's partnership with Cainiao Network
last year to launch cross-border logistics services linking
China to Malaysia and Singapore. Together with this launch, there is
now a comprehensive logistics network supporting the Southeast
Asian region, which facilitates a more efficient delivery process
for cross-border e-Commerce parcels and improve overall customer
Since 2020, BEST has established comprehensive logistics
networks in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and Cambodia, comprising 24 sortation centers and
over 1,000 service stations, enabling the Company's provision of
its full-suite logistics services to customers.
"Southeast Asia has been a key
focus area of BEST's global strategy, and we plan to invest more in
the business and the region. We have developed express delivery
networks into five markets in the region, providing customers with
speedy, reliable, and cost-efficient services, while facilitating
the growth of cross-border e-commerce," said Johnny Chou, Chairman and CEO, BEST Inc.
"To address consumer demands and needs, we have established a
direct China-Southeast Asia e-Commerce logistics service, which
further demonstrates our strategic focus in the region. With our
latest launch into Thailand,
Vietnam and Cambodia, and partnership with BEST, our goal
is to deliver superior customer experience to local consumers in
Southeast Asia," said Au Yeong
Shong Kwong, Head of Cross-Border, Singapore and Malaysia, Cainiao Network.
About BEST Inc.
BEST Inc. (NYSE: BEST) is a leading integrated smart supply
chain solutions and logistics services provider in China. Through its proprietary technology
platform and extensive networks, BEST offers a comprehensive set of
logistics and value-add services, including express and freight
delivery, supply chain management and last-mile services, truckload
service brokerage, international logistics and financial services.
BEST's mission is to empower business and enrich life by leveraging
technology and business model innovation to create a smarter, more
efficient supply chain. For more information, please visit:
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