Manco Logistics Co., Ltd.
Shanghai, China Site Visit
February 9, 2012
Mr. Albert Xu, Operations Director
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Shanghai, Manco Logistics is a less-than-truckload (LTL) specialist focused on the market areas of Anhui, Jiangsu, Shanghai and Zhejiang.
Manco Logistics has five central distribution centers (CDCs) located in Hangzhou, Huainan, Nanjing, Shanghai, and Wuxi and regional distribution centers (RDCs) in Hangzhou, Kunshan, Nanjing, Nantong, Ningbo, Suzhou, Wenzhou, Wuxi, etc., with more than 500 representative offices in these provinces providing door-to-door service. All lanes between the CDCs and RDCs are handled using Manco’s own fleet of 130 trucks. In addition, Manco has agreements with subcontractors to obtain an additional 500 trucks.
For LTL shipments within the Shanghai area, Manco Logistics promises one-day transit time, which means pickup from the shipper in the morning and delivery to the consignee in the afternoon. For all other shipments, Manco promises two-day service. The LTL market is very competitive in China. Manco also handles truckload shipments.
Manco Logistics is developing contract logistics. It manages its own warehouse and provides distribution. The warehouse is currently around 30,000 square meters and will expand an additional 10,000 square meters soon.
Manco Logistics has a good customer base which includes Nokia, Panasonic, Povos and more than 10 other high-tech customers. It targets mainly mid-sized enterprises.
Operations Director, Mr. Albert Xu, is a supply chain specialist. He’s a former logistics director for an Asia Pacific manufacturer. He also has previous experience in running big logistics projects including systems management.
Manco Logistics is a key player in East China with an opportunity to build a strong network throughout China and is interested in venture capital and business partnerships to expand.
Sources: A&A Primary Research, http://www.manco-logistics.com/