The Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway was officially put into operation on Thursday. Yangcheng Evening News reporter learned that after the operation of Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed railway, there have been guangdong express enterprises to test the water between Guangzhou and Changsha high-speed railway express transportation, and now the opening of Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway will bring new opportunities to China's logistics and express industry.
"Before the opening of the Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed railway, guangzhou to Changsha high-speed express rail transportation." A person in charge of a well-known private express company in Guangzhou told reporters that at present, about 80% of express delivery is carried by road, and about 15% is carried by air. In fact, both in terms of time and cost, high-speed rail has advantages over highway. After the beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway was put into operation, many cities in the middle nodes are regions with high demand for express services, and there is a lot of space.
It is understood that in mid-December, the State Post Bureau, the Comprehensive Transportation Research Institute of the National Development and Reform Commission and the China Express Association formed a joint research group to carry out field research on express delivery enterprises' use of high-speed rail for express delivery in Guangdong Province.
In addition to express delivery, traditional logistics industries such as commodity transportation are also expected to benefit from the opening of the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway and the improvement of freight capacity on the beijing-Guangzhou line. Data show that only after the opening of the Wuhan-Guangzhou high-speed railway, the freight capacity of the Beijing-Guangzhou line increased by 10.9%, which improved the transport demand of key materials such as coal, oil, grain and foreign trade freight of Hong Kong and Macao.