from the "double eleven" business promotion war still time, the number of courier companies have started to form a price alliance Baotuan price". Among them, the rhyme delivery rate increases to 0.2 per kilogram to 0.3 yuan, Yuantong Express since November 1st increase 0.5 yuan per ticket, STO called on all branches, outlets to actively use the price lever to adjust the courier business volume, in general at the beginning of this year canceled the preferential freight. This is not the first time the courier industry to raise prices. From the past few years, the impulse to express the price was growing trend. However, with the intense competition in the express industry, the price has long been unable to break through the industry profit bottleneck. In addition to optimizing the potential value of the industry process mining, therefore, innovative business models, improve service will also be an important factor in improving profitability.
express companies have brewing price increases
this year is the double eleven shopping carnival for the past sixth years. National post office is expected in 2014, double 11 express business volume will exceed 500 million, an increase of 50% over the same period in 2013. In order to prevent the "explosion", every "double eleven", express company vigorously added, extra, site, additional costs continue to increase. However, because there is no difference in the price of light season, courier companies generally fall into the incremental does not increase embarrassment. China Express Consulting Network chief adviser Xu Yong said that at present, the majority of courier companies profit margins of less than 5% and is still declining, but labor, land, capital and other costs are significantly higher.
under pressure to prepare a number of courier companies double eleven period price increases. The rhyme increase rate of 0.2 per kilogram to 0.3 yuan from November 1st onwards, Yuantong Express raised 0.5 yuan per ticket, STO called on all branches, outlets to actively use the price lever to adjust the courier business volume, in general at the beginning of this year canceled the preferential freight. At present, there is no price only SF post EMS news.
according to the State Post Bureau statistics, in 2013 the courier business volume completed 9 billion 200 million, an increase of 62%, the highest daily processing volume exceeded 65 million. The rapid development of the express industry market reshuffle. One of three links, EMS, SF and other first tier companies focus more than 80% of the volume of business, a large number of small and medium enterprises express is more and more sad days. Called the world’s fastest growing market, but the high cost, low profit and other issues on the courier industry is more and more obvious constraints.
price can not break the industry profit model
"holiday" should be the courier industry ushered in a bumper harvest, but in recent years has fallen into the incremental does not increase embarrassment. On the one hand, the courier industry is upstream of the online shopping business and shopkeepers kidnapped; on the other hand, the courier industry competition, homogenization serious, price war intensified.
a copy of the spread of non official data show that in 2013, "double 11" on the same day, Tmall produced a total of 152 million pieces of express logistics capacity, the courier company: Shen Tong 12 million 100 thousand, Yuantong 11 million 100 thousand, rhyme > 10 million 270 thousand