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China General Cargo Logistics Industry Report, 2011-2012

Abstract

In China, the logistic cost is increasing these years. In 2007, the gross external logistic cost of China broke RMB4 trillion, while the figure in 2009 hit RMB6 trillion. In 2011, China's external logistic cost totaled RMB8.4 trillion, accounting for 17.8% of the GDP. By the structure of logistic cost, the transportation fee, warehousing charges and logistics management fee stands at 55%, 33% and 12%, respectively.

Of China's top 50 logistic enterprises, 22 ones are transportation-oriented, making up 44%; 26 ones are integrated businesses, occupying 52%; and the rest 2 are warehousing logistic firms, sharing 4%. Concerning geographical distribution of the top 50 businesses, 78% are spread in economically developed East China, 12% are located in West China, 8% in Central China, and the rest 2% in Northeast China.

In 2011, shipping companies suffered a hit in performance among transportation-oriented logistic enterprises. The reduction came as the glooming international economic environment, which caused the slash in demand and freight rate. And many shipping companies encountered heavy loss. In particular, the loss of China COSCO Holdings Company Limited reached RMB10.5 billion, followed by China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd. and Chang Jiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd. with the respective loss of RMB2.7 billion and RMB880 million.

In 2011, the revenue of the top 8 integrated logistic companies was in excess of RMB1.0 billion each, among them Xiamen C&D Inc., Xiamen Xiangyu Group Corporation and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) were all with the revenue over RMB10 billion. When it comes to net income, SIPG ranked No.1 (RMB4.724 billion), followed by Tielong Container Logistics (RMB504 million) and Xiamen C&D Inc. (RMB230 million).

Revenue and Net Income of Listed Integrated Logistic Companies in China, 2011

CompanyRevenue
(RNV Mln)
Net Income
(RNV Mln)
Xiamen C&D Inc.80,300230
Xiamen Xiangyu Group Corporation33,934178
Shanghai International Port Group(SIPG)21,7794,724
Eternal Asia7,025135
CTS International Logistics6,946103
Feima International Supply Chain5,96077
Tielong Container Logistics2,907504
Yangtze River Investment1,02619

Source: ResearchInChina ‘China General Cargo
Logistics Industry Report, 2011-2012’

In 2011, the warehousing logistic enterprises generate profit mainly from value-added services. The traditional custodian service saw negative profit, while businesses including freight forwarding, spot market and impawning supervision all pay off. In 2011, CMST Development, the warehousing business of which involves in steel, coal and non-ferrous metal, realized the gross margin of 4.5% and the net profit margin of 1.7%; Aucksun, the warehousing business of which mainly engages in IT metal materials, registered the gross margin of 10.1% and the net profit margin of 5.7%, respectively.

STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVES

This report provides the industry executives with strategically significantcompetitor information, analysis, insight and projection on thecompetitive pattern and key companies in the industry, crucial to thedevelopment and implementation of effective business, marketing andR&D programs.

REPORT OBJECTIVES

  • To establish a comprehensive, factual, annually updated and cost-effective information base on market size, competition patterns, market segments, goals and strategies of the leading players in the market, reviews and forecasts.
  • To assist potential market entrants in evaluating prospective acquisition and joint venture candidates.
  • To complement the organizations' internal competitor information gathering efforts with strategic analysis, data interpretation and insight.
  • To suggest for concerned investors in line with the current development of this industry as well as the development tendency.
  • To help company to succeed in a competitive market, and

METHODOLOGY

Both primary and secondary research methodologies were used in preparing this study. Initially, a comprehensive and exhaustive search of the literature on this industry was conducted. These sources included related books and journals, trade literature, marketing literature, other product/promotional literature, annual reports, security analyst reports, and other publications. Subsequently, telephone interviews or email correspondence was conducted with marketing executives etc. Other sources included related magazines, academics, and consulting companies.

INFORMATION SOURCES

The primary information sources include National Bureau of Statistics of China, China Customs and industry association etc.

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Table of Contents

1. Overview of Logistics

  • 1.1. Definition and Classification
    • 1.1.1. Definition
    • 1.1.2. Classification of Logistics System
  • 1.2. Report Highlights

2. Development of Logistics Industry in China

  • 2.1. Status Quo
    • 2.1.1. Characteristics
    • 2.1.2. Operation of Logistics Companies
    • 2.1.3. Top 50 Logistics Companies in China
  • 2.2. Overview of Transport Logistics Market
    • 2.2.1. Competitive Landscape
    • 2.2.2. Three Transportation Groups
    • 2.2.3. Operation of Listed Companies
  • 2.3. Overview of Integrated Logistics Market
    • 2.3.1. Operation of General Cargo Listed Companies
  • 2.4. Overview of Warehouse Logistics Market
    • 2.4.1. Operation of Warehousing Companies in 2011
    • 2.4.2. Operation of Listed Companies

3. Transport Logistics Companies

  • 3.1. China COSCO Holdings Company Limited
    • 3.1.1. Profile
    • 3.1.2. Freight Volume and Capacity
    • 3.1.3. Revenue Share
    • 3.1.4. Performance Outlook for 2012
  • 3.2. China Shipping Development Company Limited
    • 3.2.1. Profile
    • 3.2.2. Revenue Structure
    • 3.2.3. Strategy
  • 3.3. China Shipping Container Lines Co., Ltd.
    • 3.3.1. Profile
    • 3.3.2. Revenue Structure
  • 3.4. China Shipping Haisheng Co., Ltd.
    • 3.4.1. Profile
    • 3.4.2. Revenue Structure
    • 3.4.3. Performance Outlook for 2012
  • 3.5. Sinotrans Ltd.
    • 3.5.1. Profile
    • 3.5.2. Revenue Structure
    • 3.5.3. Development Plan
  • 3.6. Sinotrans Air Transportation Development Co., Ltd.
    • 3.6.1. Profile
    • 3.6.2. Revenue Structure
    • 3.6.3. Development Plan
  • 3.7. China Merchants Steam Navigation Company Limited
    • 3.7.1. Profile
    • 3.7.2. Revenue Structure
    • 3.7.3. Freight Volume and Capacity
    • 3.7.4. Suppliers and Clients
    • 3.7.5. Performance Outlook for 2012
  • 3.8. Ningbo Marine Company Limited
    • 3.8.1. Profile
    • 3.8.2. Revenue Structure
    • 3.8.3. Freight Volume
    • 3.8.4. Suppliers and Clients
  • 3.9. Chang Jiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd.
    • 3.9.1. Profile
    • 3.9.2. Revenue Structure
    • 3.9.3. Suppliers and Clients
    • 3.9.4. Development Strategy
  • 3.10. SITC International Holdings
    • 3.10.1. Profile
    • 3.10.2. Revenue Structure
    • 3.10.3. Shipbuilding Plan

4. Integrated Logistics Companies

  • 4.1. Xiamen Xiangyu Group Corporation
    • 4.1.1. Profile
    • 4.1.2. Procurement & Supply
    • 4.1.3. Integrated Logistics Service
    • 4.1.4. Logistics Network Platform
    • 4.1.5. Revenue Structure
    • 4.1.6. Business Mode
  • 4.2. Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG)
    • 4.2.1. Profile
    • 4.2.2. Revenue Structure
    • 4.2.3. Performance Outlook for 2012
  • 4.3. Feima International Supply Chain
    • 4.3.1. Profile
    • 4.3.2. Revenue Structure
    • 4.3.3. Performance Outlook for 2012
  • 4.4. Yangtze River Investment
    • 4.4.1. Profile
    • 4.4.2. Revenue Structure
    • 4.4.3. Performance Outlook for 2012
  • 4.5. Eternal Asia
    • 4.5.1. Profile
    • 4.5.2. Revenue Structure
  • 4.6. Xiamen C&D Inc.
    • 4.6.1. Profile
    • 4.6.2. Revenue Structure
    • 4.6.3. Supply Chain
  • 4.7. Tielong Container Logistics
    • 4.7.1. Profile
    • 4.7.2. Revenue Structure
  • 4.8. CTS International Logistics
    • 4.8.1. Profile
    • 4.8.2. Revenue Structure
    • 4.8.3. Clients and Suppliers
  • 4.9. PG Logistics

5. Warehouse Logistics Companies

  • 5.1. CMST Development
    • 5.1.1. Profile
    • 5.1.2. Revenue Structure
    • 5.1.3. Warehouse Logistics
    • 5.1.4. Spot Market
  • 5.2. Aucksun
    • 5.2.1. Profile
    • 5.2.2. Revenue Structure
    • 5.2.3. Development Plan

Selected Charts

  • Business Pattern of Modern Logistics
  • Revenue Growth of Chinese Logistics Enterprises
  • Revenue Scale of Chinese Logistics Enterprises
  • Revenue and Profit of Chinese Logistics Enterprises
  • Four Major Logistics Enterprises in China
  • Top 50 Logistics Enterprises in China, 2011
  • Listed Companies Subordinated to COSCO Group and Their Major Businesses
  • Listed Companies Subordinated to Sinotrans & CSC Group and Their Major Businesses
  • Major Business, Revenue and Net Income of Listed Transport Logistics Companies in China
  • Gross Margin of Listed Transport Logistics Companies in China, 2009-2011
  • Net Profit Margin of Listed Transport Logistics Companies in China, 2009-2011
  • Major Business, Revenue and Net Income of Listed Integrative Logistics Companies in China
  • Gross Margin of Listed Integrative Logistics Companies in China, 2009-2011
  • Net Profit Margin of Listed Integrative Logistics Companies in China, 2009-2011
  • Proportion of Revenue and Profit of Chinese Storage Industry by Business, 2011
  • Major Business, Revenue and Net Income of Listed Warehouse Logistics Companies in China
  • Gross Margin of Listed Warehouse Logistics Companies in China, 2009-2011
  • Net Profit Margin of Listed Warehouse Logistics Companies in China, 2009-2011
  • Container Shipping Volume of COSCO by Shipping Lines, 2010-2011
  • Container Shipping Revenue of COSCO by Shipping Lines, 2010-2011
  • Dry Bulk Freight Volume of COSCO, 2010-2011
  • Dry Bulk Shipping Capacity of COSCO
  • Business Volume of COSCO Logistics, 2010-2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of COSCO, 2009-2011
  • Container Shipping Volume of COSCO, 2012Q1
  • Bulk Freight Volume of COSCO, 2012Q1
  • Number of Ships and Shipping Capacity of CSDC
  • Revenue and Net Income of CSDC, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of CSDC by Freights, 2009-2011
  • Gross Margin of CSDC by Freights, 2009-2011
  • Cost Structure of CSDC, 2011
  • Shipbuilding Plan of CSDC
  • Freight Volume of CSCL by Shipping Lines, 2011
  • Freight Volume of CSCL by Shipping Lines, 2011H1
  • Revenue of CSCL by Shipping Lines, 2011H1
  • Revenue and Net Income of China Shipping Haisheng Co., Ltd, 2009-2011
  • Revenue and Gross Margin of China Shipping Haisheng Co., Ltd by Business, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of China Shipping Haisheng Co., Ltd by Region, 2009-2011
  • Equity Structure of SINOTRANS
  • Revenue and Net Income of SINOTRANS, 2006-2011
  • Business Volume of Freight Forwarding, Shipping Agency and Storage & Dock Service of SINOTRANS, 2006-2011
  • Revenue of SINOTRANS by Division, 2010
  • Profit of SINOTRANS by Division, 2010
  • Revenue and Net Income of SINOTRANS Development, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of SINOTRANS Development by Business, 2009-2011
  • Gross Margin of SINOTRANS Development by Business, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of SINOTRANS Development by Region, 2009-2011
  • Equity Investment Yield of SINOTRANS Development, 2010-2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of CMES, 2008-2011
  • Revenue and Gross Margin of CMES by Business, 2008-2011
  • Cost of CMES, 2009-2011
  • Net Income and Net Profit Margin of CMES, 2008-2011
  • Operation of Newly-Built Ships, 2011
  • Production Quota of CMES, 2009-2011
  • Bulk Freight Volume of CMES, 2009-2011
  • Top 5 Clients of CMES, 2010-2011
  • Top 5 Suppliers of CMES, 2011
  • Shipping Capacity of CMES's Tanker Fleet, Late 2003-Late 2012E
  • Shipping Capacity of CMES's Bulk Carrier Fleet, Late 2003-Late 2012E
  • Revenue and Gross Margin of Ningbo Marine Group, 2008-2011
  • Revenue and Gross Margin of Ningbo Marine Group by Business, 2008-2011
  • Net Income and Net Profit Margin of Ningbo Marine Group, 2008-2011
  • Ningbo Marine Group's Revenue from Top 5 Clients, 2009-2011
  • Ningbo Marine Group's Procurement Value from Top 5 Suppliers, 2009-2011
  • Revenue and Gross Margin of Changjiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Changjiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd by Region, 2008-2011
  • Net Income and Net Profit Margin of Changjiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd by Region, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Changjiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd from Top 5 Clients, 2009-2011
  • Name List and Revenue Contribution of Changjiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd's Top 5 Clients, 2011
  • Procurement Value of Changjiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd from Top 5 Suppliers, 2009-2011
  • Shipbuilding Progress of Changjiang Shipping Group Phoenix Co., Ltd
  • Revenue and Net Income of SITC International, 2009-2011
  • Revenue and Gross Margin of SITC International by Business, 2009-2011
  • Carrying Capacity and Freight Forwarding Volume of SITC International, 2009-2011
  • Operating Cost of Offshore Logistics of SITC International, 2009-2011
  • Operating Cost of Onshore Logistics of SITC International, 2009-2011
  • Major Clients of Integrated Logistics Service of Fujian Xiamen Xiangyu Stock Co., Ltd
  • Major Clients of Logistics Network Platform of Fujian Xiamen Xiangyu Stock Co., Ltd
  • Revenue and Net Income of Fujian Xiamen Xiangyu Stock Co., Ltd, 2010-2011
  • Revenue and Gross Margin of Fujian Xiamen Xiangyu Stock Co., Ltd by Businesses, 2011
  • Top 5 Clients and % of Revenue of Fujian Xiamen Xiangyu Stock Co., Ltd, 2010-2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of SIPG, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of SIPG by Business, 2008-2011
  • Gross Margin of SIPG by Business, 2008-2011
  • Operating Network of Feima International
  • Revenue and Net Income of Feima International, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Feima International by Sector, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Feima International by Business, 2010-2011
  • Gross Margin of Feima International by Business, 2010-2011
  • Revenue of Feima International by Region, 2009-2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of Yangtze River Investment Industry Co., Ltd, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Yangtze River Investment Industry Co., Ltd by Sector, 2008-2011
  • Gross Margin of Yangtze River Investment Industry Co., Ltd by Sector, 2010-2011
  • Government Subsidies Obtained by Yangtze River Investment Industry Co., Ltd, 2007-2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of Eternal Asia, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Eternal Asia by Sector, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of Eternal Asia by Business, 2009-2011
  • Gross Margin of Eternal Asia by Business, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of Eternal Asia by Region, 2008-2011
  • Name List and Revenue Contribution of Eternal Asia's Top 5 Clients, 2009-2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of Xiamen C&D Inc, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Xiamen C&D Inc by Sector, 2007-2011
  • Gross Margin of Xiamen C&D Inc by Business, 2008-2011
  • Revenue and Growth Rate of Supply Chain of Xiamen C&D Inc, 2007-2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of Supply Chain of Xiamen C&D Inc by Sector, 2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of Tielong Container Logistics, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Tielong Container Logistics by Business, 2008-2011
  • Gross Margin of Tielong Container Logistics by Business, 2008-2011
  • Special Container Businesses of Tielong Container Logistics by Origin of Revenue, 2007-2011
  • Name List and Revenue Contribution of Tielong Container Logistics' Top 5 Clients, 2011
  • Revenue and Net Income of CTS International Logistics, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of CTS International Logistics by Business, 2009-2011
  • Gross Margin of CTS International Logistics by Business, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of Cross-border Integrated Logistics of CTS International Logistics by Origin of Revenue, 2009-2011
  • Gross Margin of Cross-border Integrated Logistics of CTS International Logistics by Origin of Revenue, 2009-2011
  • Operating Data of Cross-border Integrated Logistics of CTS International Logistics, 2009-2011
  • Top 5 Clients of Cross-border Integrated Logistics of CTS International Logistics, 2009-2011
  • Top 5 Clients of Supply Chain Trading Business of CTS International Logistics, 2009-2011
  • Operating Network of P.G. Logistics
  • Revenue and Net Income of CMST, 2009-2011
  • Revenue of CMST by Region, 2011
  • Revenue and Gross Margin of CMST by Business, 2008-2011
  • Revenue and Growth Rate of CMST's Logistics Business, 2008-2011
  • Throughput and Fee Rate of CMST's Storage Logistics, 2005-2010
  • Storage Area of CMST, 2005-2010
  • Spot Market and Area of CMST
  • Revenue and Net Income of Aucksun, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Aucksun by Sector, 2010-2011
  • Gross Margin of Aucksun by Business, 2008-2011
  • Revenue of Aucksun by Region, 2010-2011
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