Styrofoam boxes used as packaging for delivered products are stacked at a waste processing company in Seoul on Thursday. Ahead of Korea's Chuseok holiday, more boxes are expected to pile up as people send gifts to each other.
Korea is famous for its ppali ppali (quickly, quickly) culture and lightning fast deliveries, but three fatal accidents of food delivery drivers in less than two weeks show the price being paid.
Four major logistics companies will employ 10,000 more workers starting next week ahead of the Chuseok holiday season.
Take out, delivery food, meal kits and ready-made food are popular in Korea these days, but people are starting to worry about the hidden costs of convenience.
A boy receives a pizza delivered by a drone at Sejong Lake Park in Sejong City on Sunday. It was the first demonstration of a commercial drone delivery in collaboration with the drone start-up P-square and Domino’s Pizza.
Delayed food deliveries and damage to food on the way to the homes of customers will soon be cause for compensation claims.
Convenience stores are rapidly expanding deliveries to better compete with online shopping.
Workers sort packages at a logistics center in Seoul as parcel deliveries resume. Parcels hadn't been delivered since Aug. 14, an extra holiday granted to delivery workers, followed by National Liberation Day and a substitute holiday on Monday.
KT will offer free data analysis to restaurants owners on delivery consumption patterns in neighborhoods, allowing them to see which areas get the most orders at what times. KT said Tuesday it will provide the information for free through its ...
Packages waiting for delivery pile up at a logistics center in Seoul on Sunday as delivery workers take a mandatory three-day break from their work. Logistics companies designated every 14th as a day off for employees in order to ensure...