On December 16th, University of Sanya (USY) signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Jingdong (JD) Logistics to build JD Smart Logistics Industry College. Ms. Zhang Rong, head of the South China Educational Industry Platform of JD Logistics, Prof. Liu Kainan, Executive President of USY, Ms.Wang Dan, Vice President of USY, and other senior officers from JD Logistics and the teachers of the School of Management of USY attended the signing ceremony.
In August 2020, JD group entered the Fortune Global 500 for the fifth time, ranking 102nd and the first in China's retail and Internet industry and third in the global Internet industry. JD Group is positioned as a "technology and service enterprise based on supply chain", with its core business covering retail, digital technology, logistics and technical services. JD Group began to build its own logistics section in 2007, operating more than 750 warehouses across the country. JD Logistics Technology has carried out a lot of innovative research and development in 5G, block chain, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, IoT and other fields, forming ample applications in the logistics scenes, and taking the lead in establishing the world's first 5G intelligent logistics park.
The both sides will jointly establish JD Smart Logistics Industry College where the core majors such as logistics management, marketing and business administration will match JD's talent needs of "Applied Talent Ecological Project", introducing JD's technical standards, products, services, industries and other resources. The cooperation will also build up a curriculum in line with the talent training orientation of JD Smart Logistics Industry College as well as develop modularized curriculum such as JD Smart Logistics, logistics technology and e-commerce ecology.
Prof. Liu Kainan welcomes the guests of JD Logistics, and introduced the history of USY to them. He hopes that the two sides would carry out in-depth cooperation in practical teaching fields such as industry-education integration and virtual simulation. The two parties will jointly build the JD Smart Logistics Industry College by taking docking with industrial development as the guide, establish management system and teaching system with full participation. The cooperation would involve teaching faculty, teaching material, practical teaching, internship as well as employment, scientific research, technical service and so on.
Ms. Zhang Rong said that JD Logistics was one of the first batch of enterprises integrating industry and education in China. She looks forward to building JD ecological campus with USY to strengthen in-depth cooperation in fields of industry-education integration, the construction of students' practice standards, standardized practice, horizontal projects etc. The two sides aim to jointly cultivate a group of high-quality international technical talents suitable for JD's business in countries along the "Belt and Road".
Translated by Cong Shan
Revised by Zhang Yuhong