Iron Army : How An 'Iron Army' Of Grocery Runners Feeds Shanghai

How An 'Iron Army' Of Grocery Runners Feeds Shanghai Et Online Mar 24 2022

​Iron Army It'S A Common Sight Now On Shanghai'S Streets. The Racing Swerving Scooters Of Food-Delivery Riders. Image Source: Afp

​Staying Home That'S Because Many Of The 25 Million People Of Shanghai Are Sheltering From Covid At Home. Image Source: New York Times

​Areas Sealed Shanghai Doesn'T Yet Have A Full Lockdown But Schools Are Closed And Many Residential Areas Are Sealed. Image Source: Reuters

​Food Apps So People Are Using Apps To Place Orders From Restaurants Or Food Stores Inside A Several-Kilometre Radius. Image Source: Istock

​Big Rush Firms Like Meituan Ele.Me Pinduoduo And Dingdong Maicai Are Struggling To Keep Up With The Rush Of Orders. Image Source: Afp

​Extra Hires Some Of Them Have Hired Extra Staff From Restaurants That Are Now Closed Because Of The Pandemic. Image Source: Afp

​Long Hours Food Runners Say They Are Currently Making Up To 100 Deliveries A Day Many Working Nearly 15 Hours. Image Source: Afp

​Big Sector China Has One Of The World'S Biggest And Most Developed Ready-Meal And Grocery Delivery Sectors. Image Source: Afp