Delivery workers in Vietnam’s thriving e-commerce industry increasingly expect their customers to transfer their goods and shipping fees online instead of paying them in cash, for fear of transmission amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. A sudden downpour wetted the streets of Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday. Nguyen Van Hai, a deliveryman at Giaohangnhanh, a Vietnamese logistics service provider, was trying to wear his raincoat so that the goods on his old scooter would not become drenched. “The rain is so heavy that I will deliver your goods around one hour late. I am sorry for any convenience caused!” Hai spoke to a lady on the phone. After hanging up the phone, he told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that the job requires him to deliver goods as soon as possible. Once he has closed a deal with his customers, he will deliver it whether it is sunny or rainy. He said as a deliveryman for around one year, he has learned many unforgettable lessons, such as loss of goods, intentional non-delivery, and his customers unable to pay their fees. For each successful delivery in less than 10 kilometers, he will receive around VND30,000-50,000 (US$1.28-2.14). If he manages to… Read full this story
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