urgent need to regulate the courier industry regeneration storm.
recently, the "daily economic news" reporter learned from the Chongqing municipality, the 6 courier company uniform prices, has been investigating alleged price fixing, involving the courier companies, including Chongqing tact, Shen Tong, Tong, Hui Tong, rhyme, every day 6. At the same time, there are also a number of courier companies in Xiangtan, Hunan, while prices were complaints, the local price bureau has been involved in the investigation.
uniform prices incident exposed the express industry in recent years, price competition consequences: many courier companies have been unable to withstand the price war, difficult to continue a low level of industry development model. "The ‘price alliance’ can be seen as a courier company for a vicious competition of protest and resistance, but the wrong way." China Express Logistics Advisory Network, said Xu Yong, chief consultant.
yesterday (August 13th), tact express southwest official said in the "daily economic news" interview with reporters, this is the franchisee spontaneous behavior, nothing to do with tact courier company headquarters. But the person in charge also bluntly, courier companies are bound to move from price competition to service competition, a comprehensive reshuffle is the trend where the final industry concentration will be significantly improved, leaving the 4~5 courier company."
received notice of rectification costs not lowered
according to the Chongqing Municipal Bureau bulletin, the unified price involved courier companies including Chongqing Yuantong Express Co. Ltd., Chongqing Shen heavy Day Day Express Ltd (Shen Tong), Chongqing Sunyard Express Services Limited (pass), Chongqing Mai Kawasaki Express Co. (remittance), Chongqing Chang Yun handling Limited (rhyme), Chongqing Chang Express Services Limited (day 6).
Chongqing Municipal Price Bureau said, the 6 price adjustment before the courier company jointly held several price coordination meetings, and in August 1, 2014 to improve the delivery charges unified in collusion to manipulate the market price behavior. Chongqing City Price Bureau in August 7th on the 6 courier company issued a rectification notice ordered to immediately stop the illegal act, otherwise it will be subject to severe price administrative penalties.
, according to Chongqing media reports, the price of the program attempted to: Sichuan, Chongqing, the first weight of 5 yuan per kilogram, continued weight of $2 per kilogram, in addition to remote cities and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan first heavy weight of $3, continued heavy of $6." However, just a few days of price increases, Chongqing electricity supplier can not stand shouting.
, however, the reporter learned that Chongqing to participate in the price of various courier companies did not stop prices. Although received rectification notice, but in fact the cost has not been lowered." Full participation in the price coordination meeting of the rhyme express to join Shang Xiaohuang told reporters that the current price increases for the electricity supplier at least 20%, and the price has not yet recovered plan."
yesterday, tact express southwest official said in the "daily economic news" interview with reporters, this is the franchisee spontaneous behavior, nothing to do with tact courier company headquarters, and this is also the headquarters of strictly prohibited "