Transport and Logistics in China, Market Focus

by Bolloré Logistics China

 With over 1.3 billion citizens, People’s Republic of China (PRC) has the largest population in the world. Among the world's fastest-growing major economy, China’s GDP growth rate averages 10% over 30 years. Nowadays, China is the world’s top exporter and became the second largest economy. It is also the world's fastest-growing consumer market and second-largest importer of goods. This growth led to the emergence of National champions such as: Telecom (Huawei – ZTE), High Tech (Lenovo), Automobile (SAIC), Household Appliances (Haier), and Aerospace (COMAC).


BLX China-Africa Convention 2018 Successfully Held in Shanghai China Present at the 2018 Automotive Logistics China Conference CEIV Pharma Certificate-Bolloré Logistics SHA Transporation of Four Giant Compressors by Air Charter

As China’s international economic center, Shanghai has the world’s busiest container seaport with over 40 million TEUs in 2017, ranking the city as the world’s largest container seaport - while Shenzhen, Ningbo, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin are also listed among the top 10. On the air freight market, Hong Kong has the busiest airport in the world with 4.8 million tons of air cargo in 2017, followed by Shanghai ranked as third.

Bolloré Logistics was established in China in 1994 and provides reliable and innovative transport and logistics solutions to the major industries such as telecom, high tech, fashion, perfumes & cosmetics, oil & gas, automotive and aerospace. In November 2017, Bolloré Logistics received Huawei’s Excellent Core Partner and Best-Quality Logistics Service Awards during the Huawei Logistics Core Partner Convention (LCPC 2017) held in Shenzhen, China.

Located in 18 cities and more than 30 sites in China, Bolloré Logistics China is supporting its customers’ growth together with more than 1,000 collaborators in China. Bolloré Logistics offers fully-equipped contracted warehouses in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong and widely located Container Freight Station (CFS) in the main ports, terminals and industrial areas.

Recently, Bolloré Logistics became one of the first transport and logistics companies in China to receive the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification, by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), at its platform located in the Pudong International Airport Logistics Park, in Shanghai. This shows Bolloré Logistics China fully conforms to all applicable pharmaceutical standards expected from pharmaceutical manufacturers to provide seamless cool chain transportation all along the supply chain.

In compliance with the major standards – ISO 9001/14001, NVOCC, IATA, CATA – Bolloré Logistics is undergoing its activities while paying special attention to the protection of the natural environment and offering green logistics solutions to our customers.

1. Bolloré Logistics held its internal 2018 China-Africa Convention from March 5-7, gathering over 70 participants from Africa, France, Southeast Asia and China. After years of gatherings in Beijing, it was the first year that the Convention traveled to Shanghai to create more dynamism and introduce the many different cultures which make China so special.

2. Bolloré Logistics China successfully presented its automotive competency at the Automotive Logistics China Conference in Chengdu as a Silver Sponsor during April 17-19, 2018.

3. Bolloré Logistics China was successfully awarded by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) at its platform located in the Pudong International Airport Logistics Park, in Shanghai.

4. Bolloré Logistics North China handled an important Oil & Gas shipment for a Chinese Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) company to charter aircrafts to transport four lots of compressors and valve skids with a total combined weight of more than 400 tons.



Greater China Director

Tel: +86 21 3395 0501                         

Jean-Philippe RETIFJean-Philippe RETIF

Greater China Sales & Marketing Director

Tel: +86 21 3395 0522