JD com: supports FLUKE Double Production against the impacts of COVID in China
by Viviane Yang
Despite COVID supply chain disruptions in the first half of the year, the Shi Fu (世福) factory of FLUKE, the world’s leading manufacturer, distributor and servicer of electronic test tools and software, based in Wuhu in China’s Anhui province, said its June production plan doubled that of May and was even higher than the same period last year.
FLUKE’s cooperation with JD Industrial Supply has resulted in an increase in production, in which JD has helped its Shi Fu factory to leverage online channels to seize sales opportunities while the offline market remains tepid due to the resurgence of COVID-19.
“JD Industrial Supply has strong customer resources such as Global 500 enterprises, flagship factories, China’s top 100 machinery enterprises, etc., which are precisely FLUKE’s target customers,” said a carrier. word of FLUKE. “Our sales to large Chinese companies and KA customers through online channels have increased significantly since we partnered with JD.”
Through JD Industrial Supply, products are presented through multiple channels, and as a result, FLUKE is able to engage with major companies in energy, manufacturing, engineering and other industries. manufacturers who are active on the JD Industrial Procurement Management (京东工采) platform, and also extensively interact with small and medium-sized enterprises on JD MRO (京东工品购). JD Industrial Supply is a valuable partner in helping Fluke “find different baskets to put the eggs in”.
Shi Fu’s factory supply chain was affected by the uncertainties caused by the pandemic last April. “We have adopted various countermeasures to minimize the impact of COVID. Given the influx of goods from our suppliers, the industrial chain is recovering; despite the recovery, high supply chain sensitivity is still part of our working habits,” said Ming Wang, COO of Shi Fu factory.
Wang noted that instead of only stocking on-demand materials for cost-effectiveness and lean production, as the factory did, it is now more common to have resources from alternative suppliers to improve the resilience of the Supply Chain.
During this year’s JD 618 Big Promotion, companies from more than 70 industry segments placed supply orders through JD Industrial Supply, as the entire industry rethinks supply chain value and accelerates its pace of digital transformation to be more agile in meeting production demand in the face of uncertainty.
The purchase of industrial instruments on JD Industrial Supply, including FLUKE, increased 608% over the same period last year during the shopping festival.