Delivery services growing amid pandemic

To keep up with the boom in delivery services during the pandemic, these companies stepped on the gas to beef up their operations.

Delivery and e-payment services proved to be vital in driving Grab’s business in the country given the lockdowns impacted its transport operations.

J&T Express, an Indonesian logistics company which started operations in the Philippines in March last year, also aggressively expanded its operations this year, hiring more people and expanding its fleet and network.

The company now has 20,000 employees and 600 branches nationwide, with its expansion continuing.

On-demand courier service Lalamove has tripled the number of its driver partners since the start of the year.

The company was supposed to expand its service to Pampanga early this year, but was hampered by the pandemic. The launch is expected to push through next year.

At the onset of the pandemic, the number of orders Lalamove has received doubled.

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