The China Logistics and Purchasing Federation (Automotive Logistics Branch) has released an industry statistic report in conjunction with G7 for August 2017.
During the month, the average operating mileage per logistics vehicle in China was 5674.83 km. This was an decrease of 0.39% compared to July, and a decrease of 13.65% in comparison to August 2016.
Those vehicles in the top 10%, in accordance to operating efficiency, ran an average of 14454.17 km/vehicle, a decrease of 0.32% compared to July and a decrease of 5.22% in comparison to August 2016. This decrease implies a slight reduction in industry demand for transport.
When analyzed with respect to distance, findings show that short distance travel (as defined as 500 km or less) account for 73.99% of total transport; median distance travel (500-1200 km) account for 9.01%; and long distance (greater than 1200 km) account for 16.91% of routes traveled.