Transportation, warehousing, logistics industry is fusion multiple forwarder and information service industry, is an important part of national economy, involving the field wide, absorb more employment, promote the production, consumption, in promoting industrial structure adjustment and transformation of the pattern of economic development and strengthen the competitive power of the national economy plays an important role.
The contribution of the logistics industry to the gross national product can be measured by the output value of the logistics industry as a proportion of the gross national product. From 2001 to 2008, the added value of the logistics industry showed a trend of fluctuation in the proportion of GDP. In 2009 and 2013, the trend of rising volatility showed that the logistics industry had improved its position in the whole national economy. In 2013, the added value of China's logistics industry was 3.9 trillion yuan, an increase of 8.5 percent compared with the same period last year. The growth rate was 1.1 percentage points higher than that of the first half, but it was down 0.7 percentage points from the same period last year. The added value of the logistics industry accounted for 6.8% of GDP, accounting for 14.8% of the added value of the service sector.