Development of Urban Logistics in China

Part of the Current Chinese Economic Report Series book series (CCERS)


With accelerated urbanization, the scale and population density of urban cities in China are continually increasing. Demand for urban logistics is growing rapidly as well. The “last kilometer” logistics service has become a critical problem yet to be solved during the urbanization process in China. In recent years, there have been many constructive explorations and practices carried out in several aspects of urban logistics, and the results are encouraging.


Joint Distribution Logistics Service Information Platform Logistics Industry Systematic Imperfection 
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  1. Ninghong F, Xi Z (2014) The construction of urban logistics distribution center in our city will be completed by next year. Nanjing Daily News, 11 Apr 2014Google Scholar
  2. Northeast Net (2014) Harbin is elected as one of the national joint distribution pilot city. Prices of fruit and vegetable are expected to decrease by 30 %. Northeast Net, 31 Mar 2014.
  3. Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Commerce (2014) Xiamen has taken 4 measures to enhance the level of urban joint distribution. Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Commerce, 24 Feb 2014.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Research Center of LogisticsNankai UniversityTianjinPeople’s Republic of China

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