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2.5 hours is all it takes from unloading the vessel to delivering Chilean cherries to the market.
Date:2019/12/27 Hits:

2.5 hours is all it takes from unloading the vessel to delivering Chilean cherries to the market. The largest cold and fresh port in South China will be completed soon. This great achievement was the result of a partnership between Guangzhou port and Yidu Cold Chain.

December is a good time for Chilean cherries to  hi the market. The strong sunlight and fertile volcanic ash soil in the South America provide the prefect conditions to produce beautiful, exquisite, firm, juicy, and very sweet and flavorful cherries. Abundant Chilean cherries arrived at Guangzhou Port yesterday after taking a long journey. 

//2.5 Hours "Nansha Speed"

At the dawn of traditional Christmas festival in the West, Nansha Harbor Area, Guangzhou Port greeted "Lloyd Don Giovanni" on December 25, it was the very first “Cherry Express”from Evergreen, and the unloading, customs clearance, release and transportation to Jiangnan Fruit Wholesale Market were completed within 2.5 hours, bringing the freshest Chilean cherries toawaiting consumers . This sets the record as the fastest and most cost-effective cherry express in South China!


"Lloyd Don Giovanni", the first cherry express from Evergreen

Nansha Customs creatively applied the customs clearance mode designed for very delicate fruits such as cherries to retain freshness and firmness of the fruits. This implemention uses "advance declaration, shipside division", realizing the fast customs clearance to the greatest extent.

It is reported that there were 23 containers of cherries in total, of which 6 containers with an inspection rate of 26% were required to be inspected. So, how fast is the express line? Now have a look at the timeline!

Fastening of first mooring rope, 3: 17 PM

Unloading of the first container, 3: 50 PM

Gate out of the first container, 4:17 PM

Arrival of containers to be inspected at Haixin Cold Storage Inspection Center, 4:25 PM


Unloading of the last string of cherries, 4:31 PM

Gate out of the last container, 4:45 PM

Release of inspected containers, 5:15 PM

The containers without inspection are shipped to Jiangnan Fruit Wholesale Market, five vehicles of cherries were transferred from Haixin Cold Storage to Shanghai, and one vehicle of cherries was transferred to Jiaxing market, Zhejiang Province.


Arrival of the first vehicle of cherries at Jiangnan Fruit Wholesale Market


Nansha Harbor Area is the nearest wharf to Jiangnan Fruit Wholesale Market. Through the "Nansha Express ", the goods berthed on the shipside of Nansha Harbor Area can arrive at Jiangnan Fruit Wholesale Market on the same day  as goods arriving by ship in Hong Kong  


Completed at a dash! Chilean cherry  express line's completion from ship unloading to the arrival at the market in 2.5 hours further reflected ultra fast and incomparable "Nansha Speed", being the achievement of collaborative efforts of Nansha Customs, port / wharf, Evergreen Marine, import trader, customs declaration / agency,, Longxue Fleet, Haixin Cold Storage and other links.

//The largest cold and fresh port in South China will be set up

On September 26, 2019, Chile’s largest cherry exporters and major fruit importers in South China visited Nansha Harbor Area, Guangzhou Port and inspected Nansha International Cold Chain Logistics Base.

It is worth expecting that after the arrival of current Chilean cherries express, several batches of Chilean cherries will arrive successively before Chinese New Year 2020. Nansha Harbor Area, Guangzhou Port will strengthen cooperation as always to ensure efficient and smooth operation in regards to the arrival of the express shipments for cherries.

It is understood that the six 8-storey cold storages of Nansha International Logistics Center of Guangzhou Port are under urgent construction under joint construction of Guangzhou Port and Dalian Port YIDU Cold Chain, such cold storage will become the largest cold and fresh port in South China after completion, increasing the storage capacity by 460000 tons. The project at Phase I is expected to be completed and put into use by the end of 2020.


Nansha International Logistics Center, Guangzhou Port under Construction

Dalian Port YIDU Cold Chain Service,  provides one-stop cold chain logistics services for fresh food, reduces logistics links, improves efficiency and reduces logistics costs by virtue of with the advantages including fast customs clearance, centralized inspection, warehousing and processing, logistics distribution and other services,. Take Dalian Port as an example, YIDU Group jointly worked with Shenyang Northeast Cold and Fresh Port, offering the customs clearance with fastest speed in the whole region, and the proportion of inbound and outbound goods ay 70%, satisfied customized transfer transaction demand, and provided secondary sorting, rough processing service and quick cold chain distribution service with the price lower than the market price.

The model is copied nationwide by taking mature cold chain business model in Dalian as an example, and a standardized logistics solution with the least links involving "foreign supplier----domestic trader----channel  is formed in Nansha International Logistics Center.

Dalian Port YIDU Cold Chain covered Northeast China through the arrangement in Dalian and Shenyang, radiated Central China via Zhengzhou Airport, and fully extended to South China via Guangzhou. With a unified information system, Dalian Port YIDU Cold Chain completed information linkage of all regions is., set up fully functional distribution centers at ports and terminals, with linked regions and implemented North-South response, creating the cold chain logistics base network of fresh imports in China.