(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) Yiwu in silent management: closed-loop operations of some domestic and overseas logistics

  China News Service, Yiwu, August 12 (Dong Yixin) Recently, a new round of new coronary pneumonia broke out in Yiwu.

From 0:00 on August 11, the city will implement a temporary global silent management for 3 days.

Up to now, a total of 538 cases of positive infection of the new coronavirus have been reported locally.

  More than 2.1 million kinds of commodities have been sent to more than 230 countries and regions, and Yiwu is known as "the capital of small commodities in the world".

Under silent management, how is the logistics operation here?

  "During the period of silence, although the arrival of container goods was affected, the trains have been running. On the 11th, a total of 4 trains were opened, mainly to Russia, five Central Asian countries and other countries and regions. The goods shipped were all delivered to Yiwu before the silence. The relevant person in charge of the Yiwu platform of the “Yixinou” China Railway Express told Chinanews.com that after the outbreak of the current round of the epidemic, the platform launched the emergency response plan for epidemic prevention as soon as possible, and the front-line personnel implemented closed management to ensure the stable supply of goods, Smooth transportation.

  The data shows that from August 2 to August 11, 2022, a total of 46 trains were shipped from the Yiwu platform of the "Yi-Xin-Europe" China-Europe freight train, a month-on-month increase of 107.6%.

Among them, there are 27 columns for the outgoing journey and 19 columns for the return journey.

Yiwu, Zhejiang under temporary global silence management (photographed by drone).

Photo by Chen Yiyuan

  Lou Jianming, Executive Deputy Secretary of the Political and Legal Committee of Yiwu Municipal Committee, introduced on the 11th that during the silent management period of Yiwu City, all public places except medical institutions and units that guarantee basic people's livelihood will be suspended.

  "We allow some industrial and key logistics enterprises that meet the conditions of closed management to carry out closed-loop production and operation, and other industrial and commercial enterprises suspend production and operation activities." Lou Jianming said that during the silent management period, in addition to ensuring life, production, and anti-epidemic, etc. Except for vehicles, other vehicles cannot enter or leave Yiwu in principle, and the local area will strictly check and control the intercity traffic checkpoints.

  Under this regulation, Yiwu Highway Port is "no entry or exit", and more than 400 logistics stalls have pressed the "pause button"; the express delivery in Yiwu City is suspended, and express delivery stations and transit stations are suspended (except for key material guarantees); the original Express packages that are defined to be transited by Yiwu will be transited through surrounding cities such as Hangzhou, Jinhua, and Zhuji in the province.

  Although the city is temporarily quiet, many people are participating in the work of "not meeting" and "not gathering" to help the city operate during the silent period and prepare for the end of the silence.

  According to the relevant person in charge of the Yiwu Postal Administration, the express parcels stranded in Yiwu will be sterilized and placed, and may be transported to surrounding cities in a closed-loop manner for further transshipment and distribution.

At present, relevant plans are being formulated.

  "Considering that after the end of the silent period, the pressure of road port transportation has surged and personnel shortages have occurred, we have established a temporary dispatch team online consisting of a number of stevedores and drivers, and the personnel are still being recruited." Yiwu Highway Port related The person in charge said.

  According to the relevant person in charge of Yiwu Customs, during the period of silence in Yiwu, there are still staff on duty at the cargo supervision site to ensure the operation of the supervision and customs clearance business.

During the epidemic prevention and control period, the "zero-contact inspection" model was launched locally, and most customs declarations were accepted online.

  Data show that in the first half of this year, Yiwu achieved a total import and export volume of 222.25 billion yuan (RMB, the same below), a year-on-year increase of 32.8%, of which exports were 202.95 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 28.3%; imports were 19.30 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 109.5%, both high. Growth rate in Zhejiang province.