The general cargo company of Qinhuangdao Port Co., Ltd. of Hebei Port Group has completed a total cargo throughput of 10,055,700 tons as of 18:00 on December 18, 2020, significantly exceeding the annual production target, which is the best in production and operation in the past 6 years.
Containers loading and unloading at the terminal. Photo by correspondent Liu Yiran
Since the beginning of this year, the general cargo company of Qinhuangdao Port Co., Ltd. of Hebei Port Group has taken measure of “going out” to explore the market, focusing on grain, copper, slag, and cement in response to the economic downturn caused by COVID-19 pandemic, establishing a long-term cooperative relationship with customers of “cooperation, win-win, and mutual benefit”, and taking multiple measures to ensure production, and steadily increase annual throughput.
“We have actively implemented the requirement of ‘adjusting transportation structure’, optimizing the transportation structure and related businesses. The Yangang’s coiled steel sea-rail combined transportation, and Qinglong’s sand and gravel sea-rail combined transportation have become the main business pillars for the growth in 2020.” said the person in charge of the production and business department of the company, “The Yanshan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. has realized a throughput of 1.456 million tons of coiled steel from January to November, accounting for more than 15% of the throughput in the first 11 months.” In order to promote production, the company gave full play to the incentive and guiding role of performance wages, focusing on the front-lines and key positions, connecting company’s benefits with personal income, and offering more than 100,000 yuan in rewards for outstanding business personnel who have actively explored the market, so as to further stimulate the employees.
At the same time, the company resolutely carried out streamlining and scientific combination, reducing the costs of administrative staff, and reforming for organizational optimization and efficient operation. The company has established mechanism for the epidemic prevention and control together with the customs, MSA, frontier defence inspection station, customers, ship owners, and related companies, opening channels for the general cargoes transportation, boosting the operation of regional logistics systems, and supplying upstream and downstream industrial chains.
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