Excerpted from 2012.10.08 "Suzhou Daily"
Taicang Port Container Shipping Co., Ltd. (referred to as TCLC) is jointly funded and established by the province, city, and county. The registered capital of the company is RMB 500 million, and it currently owns 6 (2,700 container) container ships with total assets of RMB 580 million. The annual operating income is RMB 210 million, and the import and export volume of containers is 150,000 TEUs.
To strengthen the garrison as a base
Taicang Port Container Shipping Co., Ltd. is the only provincial shipping company that sets up an international container liner transportation in Taicang Port. With Taicang Port as the center, it absorbs a large number of local box sources in the Sukuntai area, and takes the Yangtze River as the axis. Extend to Chengdu, Chongqing, Wuhan, Changsha, Nanjing and other places, through the Yangtze River trade barge to a large number of goods in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River to the Taicang Port. By extending the service and adopting alliances, cooperation, etc., we will enhance the capacity of cargo warehousing. Market-oriented innovation management, active development of logistics-related industries, development of public storage yards, consolidation of boxes, etc., providing customers with diversified and differentiated services, developing toward comprehensive logistics companies, and continuously improving the competitiveness and profitability of enterprises .
In terms of system construction, the shipping company has vigorously promoted meticulous management and made efforts in innovation, reform, risk control, revenue increase and expenditure reduction, system construction, and strengthening cooperation and alliance among enterprises. It also insists on institutional construction as the basis of strong enterprises. In specific operations, we will continue to strengthen cooperation with Taicang Port port units, terminal companies, freight forwarders, foreign trade companies, and constantly improve the competitiveness of enterprises; strengthen container management, grasp the entry and exit acceptance, storage and other links, so that import and export box type The ratio is reasonable, efforts are made to increase the utilization rate; the construction of talents is strengthened, the talent training project is actively implemented, and the professional talents are actively cultivated and introduced so that various talents reserves can be adapted to the development needs of the enterprise; and the “safety first, prevention-oriented, comprehensive management” is always adhered to. The “safety production policy” focuses on the safety work and ensures the effective operation of the safety management system to ensure production safety.
Master the foreign trade route development initiative
Taicang Port Container Shipping Co., Ltd. took only a short period of three months to complete the personnel recruitment, ship purchase, international ship transportation qualification application, overall acquisition of Chongqing Shipping Company, container rental, and domestic and foreign agency selection. Preparations for the project, and the Taicang-Japan, Taicang-Korea route was opened on October 28, 2011. Taicang Shipping therefore took the first port of Taicang Port as its basic port, accelerated the deployment of a network of offshore routes, and strived to break through the ocean route. With the opening of liner routes, it has played an active role in promoting Jiangsu's coastal economic development, resolving the current problem of Shanghai's export congestion, and reducing the cost and efficiency of foreign trade enterprises. (Su, Xi, Chang and Taicang, Kunshan and other places are exported from Taicang Port, Compared with the export from Shanghai Port, the land freight rate is at least 20-40% lower. It is of great significance to promote the construction of a strong economic province in Jiangsu and to serve the economic transformation and upgrading of the southern Jiangsu Province and even the economic development of the Yangtze River Delta Region.
168 voyages completed in one year, with an actual loading rate of more than 75%
At the beginning of the opening of Taicang Port Container Lines Co., Ltd., Japan’s Kanto, Kansai, and South Korea each had a weekly shift. One month after the operation, an additional vessel was added to the Kanto Line. On August 28, 2012, another vessel was added to the Kansai Line. So far, Taicang Port's foreign trade routes have achieved two flights per week from Taicang to Japan's Kanto Line, two flights per week from Taicang to Japan's Kansai Line, and one weekly from Taicang to South Korea, providing cargo transportation for import and export companies along Jiangsu and the Yangtze River. Good service has created the best density of liner density in Taicang Port history. In the past year, Taicang Port Container Shipping Co., Ltd. has completed a total of 168 voyages, with an actual loading rate of more than 75%. The operating efficiency is better than expected.
In the next step, the company will continue to encrypt container liner routes in Japan, South Korea, and China Taiwan on the basis of the gradual increase in container volumes, select Southeast Asian routes and groceries routes, and continue to increase the visibility and risk resistance capabilities of the provincial fleet. Through 3-5 years of hard work, we will strive to develop Taicang Shipping into a provincial ocean-going fleet with a certain scale and strength.