The Qinzhou Port Cold Chain Logistics Center
The project is located in the Dalanping comprehensive logistics processing zone of Qinzhou Port in Qinzhou city, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. The construction site of the cold chain logistics center covers an area of 300 mu (20 hectares) and will include six temperature areas, six storage areas, and one temperature-adjustable storehouse, with its temperature ranging from minus 30 to 18 degrees Celsius.
It will also be equipped with international standard temperature-adjustable refrigerated vehicles to carry out fast circulation and twice-a-day distribution of commodities. Its adequate procurement chain and effective building structure ensure the quality of temperature-controlled products, improve operation efficiency and lower the logistics costs.
The center will provide customers with a cost-effective, simplified and comprehensive integrated cold chain logistics service. The project has an investment amount of 500 million yuan ($77.12 million) and is expected to attract a further investment of 500 million yuan.
The project covers agricultural products, processed foods and special goods. The policies and tax incentives of China (Guangxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone and the bonded port area, along with the favorable conditions provided by the international shipping port and the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor of West China, combined with the adequate supporting facilities in the area, and the convenient transportation in Qinzhou, all contribute toward transportation cost reduction, total cost control, intensive production and the large-scale development of the cold chain logistics industry.
After its implementation, the project is expected to accelerate the improvement the cold chain logistics network in the Qinzhou Port area. It will also improve the modern logistics system in the Qinzhou Area to better serve the agricultural and sideline products markets in Southwest China, pushing forward cold chain industrialization in related fields. The project will have an annual output value of 800 million yuan, and an annual profit and tax of 150 million yuan. The investment return period is set at six years (construction period included).
General layout of the Qinzhou Port cold chain logistics center [Photo/qzftz.gxzf.gov.cn]