3.965 billion pieces of packaging consumption reached a new high this year on Double Eleven
3.965 billion pieces. This is the total number of express shipments handled by postal and express companies across the country from November 1 to 11 this year. Among them, the number of express shipments on the 11th alone reached 675 million pieces, an increase of 26.16% year-on-year and a new record high.
According to the latest data from the State Post Bureau, on the day of Double Eleven this year, postal and express companies across the country handled a total of 675 million express mails, a year-on-year increase of 26.16% and a new record high. As this year’s big promotion has been advanced to November 1, the number of "Express 100" package inquiries has increased by 20% compared to usual, with a peak of 400 million times a day. It is expected that the cumulative number of inquiries may reach nearly 6 billion in the entire promotion cycle. , It can be seen that the express industry's ability to cope with peaks has been significantly enhanced, and at the same time supports the momentum of economic recovery.
According to the forecast of the State Post Bureau, my country's express delivery business volume will exceed 80 billion pieces this year, and more and more people will benefit from the development of express delivery industry.
The rapid increase in the number of express delivery has also brought fire to the packaging industry. The packaging materials involved in express packaging include cartons, plastic bags, fillers, and transparent tape.
However, the rapid growth of express delivery has also brought a great burden to the environment. The data shows that my country’s express delivery industry consumes more than 9 million tons of paper waste and 1.8 million tons of plastic waste each year, showing a rapid growth trend.
Therefore, all kinds of packaging materials used in express delivery have shown a clear trend of greening this year.
"On the whole, the situation of excessive packaging is gradually improving in the industry, and green and simple express packaging and labels are gradually being promoted." The relevant person in charge of Zhongtong Express said that taking Zhongtong Express as an example, the current electronic interface of the entire network The usage rate of single sheets exceeds 99.9%, which reduces paper consumables by 80% compared with traditional face sheets; the traditional 48mm tape is changed to less than 45mm "slim tape". The packaging ratio is greater than 90%; with RFID (radio frequency identification technology) chips can be used There are more than 6.37 million circulating transfer bags, and it is expected to achieve full coverage of the entire network by the end of 2020.
Hou Yanbo, deputy director of the Office of the State Post Bureau and second-level inspector, said that this year the State Post Bureau proposed the "9572" project, which means that by the end of 2020, it will strive to achieve 90% of the packaging ratio of "slim tape" below 45 mm and no more e-commerce express mail. The packaging rate has reached 70%, the utilization rate of recyclable transit bags has reached 90%, and 20,000 postal express outlets equipped with standard packaging waste recycling devices have been added.
As of the end of August, the proportion of "slim tape" packaging nationwide has reached 94.3%, the e-commerce express mail no longer has a secondary packaging rate of 68.5%, the use rate of recyclable transit bags has reached 87.2%, and 35,000 postal services with standard packaging recycling boxes have been added. Express outlets. Hou Yanbo pointed out that there is no suspense to complete the year-end target according to this schedule, and this also means that the level of "green packaging" in the express industry has been greatly improved.