Yangquan Coal Industry Group, a major coal company in Shanxi
province, established Shanxi (Yangquan) International Inland Port Group
with China Railway Beijing Group and Tianjin Port Group on Dec 28 to
advance the development of regional logistics and transform coal
Taking advantage of the operation model of an inland port, Shanxi
(Yangquan) International Inland Port Group will establish new logistics
models featuring efficient, ecofriendly and safe logistics services
through integrating various forms of transportation; including rail,
shipping and road transportation through artificial intelligence
Meanwhile, the company plans to build a modern, intelligent and
international logistics network linking eastern and western parts of
China, and connecting Shanxi with the Belt and Road.
"Yangquan International Inland Port Group aims to be a leading
domestic logistics giant by making use of different forms of
transportation and internet technology, powering the upgrading and
transformation of large coal companies and facilitating Shanxi’s efforts
to join the Belt and Road Initiative," said Zhai Hong, chairman of
Yangquan Coal Industry Group.
Currently, the newly-founded company takes coal transportation as its
major business. By 2020, it will further multimodal transportation and
form a modern logistics network linking Shanxi province, Shaanxi
province, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, ports on the Bohai Sea Rim,
and wharfs along the Yangtze River –– with the freight volume reaching
100 million tons.