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November 13, 2012No Comments

Pic of the day: Backlog of packages engulfs delivery company

China’s package delivery industry feels the impact of the country’s online shopping spree. User @梁大大大豪 reported on Sina Weibo, a popular social media site similar to Twitter and Facebook, “This is what Shentong (Note: a Chinese package-delivery company) across the street looked like when I arrived at my company in the morning. They say it started handling packages at [...]

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January 20, 20122 Comments

Photos: Upcoming Chinese New Year creates backlogs for courier companies

From Sohu and NetEase If you are an online shopper in the United States, you must be very familiar with the phrase “Order before 12/23…Guaranteed Christmas delivery” advertised by most U.S. online retailers. But in China, last-minute shopping for the Spring Festival is a no-no. On the hugely popular e-shopping website Taobao, act at least [...]

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