The China Logistics and Purchasing Federation (Automotive Logistics Branch) has released an industry statistic report in conjunction with G7 for May 2018. Based on the road freight data from G7 platform, the overall road transport segment remained stable in May.
During the month, the average operating mileage per logistics vehicle in China was 5634.56 km. It is basically the same as in April, slightly lower than May 2017, which is in line with the industry trend that the passenger vehicle market entered the off-season in May. Those vehicles in the top 10%, in accordance to operating efficiency, ran an average of 14534.6 km/vehicle, an increase of 2% in comparison to May 2017.
When analyzed with respect to distance, findings show that short distance travel (as defined as 500 km or less) account for 74.55% of total transport; median distance travel (500-1200 km) account for 9.60%; and long distance (greater than 1000 km) account for 15.85% of routes traveled.