November 12, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province: A delivery company employee sorts express boxes in a warehouse.
China witnesses a surge of express delivery parcels in the wake of the November 11 online shopping spree. Data from China’s State Post Bureau showed that more than 1.35 billion parcels were ordered on major e- commerce platforms on November 11, 2018. Delivery companies across the country shifted into high gear to smoothly deliver a massive number of parcels.
China’s online shoppers have redefined the worldwide shopping binge in numbers as Alibaba’s Singles’ Day shopping festival completed its 10th year. Adobe data showed that China’s e- commerce giant Alibaba set another record with 213.5 billion yuan ( US$30.7 billion) this year, nearly tripling the numbers of Cyber Monday and Black Friday in 2017.