The China Logistics and Purchasing Federation (Automotive Logistics Branch) has released an industry statistic report in conjunction with G7 for August 2018. Based on the road freight data from G7 platform, the overall road transport segment showed an upward trend in August.
During the month, the average operating mileage per logistics vehicle in China was 6032.16 km. It is increased by 5.75% when compared with July, and is 10.01% lower than August 2017. Those vehicles in the top 10%, in accordance to operating efficiency, ran an average of 15399.12km/vehicle, a decrease of 5.16% in comparison to July. It is basically the same as August 2017.
When analyzed with respect to distance, findings show that short distance travel (as defined as 500 km or less) account for 78.39% of total transport; median distance travel (500-1200 km) account for 8.95%; and long distance (greater than 1000 km) account for 12.12% of routes traveled.