Ninja Van rides e-commerce boom to new heights

Ninja Van is looking to increase efforts in the logistics space as demand for e-commerce continues to grow. PHOTO: NINJA VAN
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SINGAPORE - Logistics firm Ninja Van has seen its business grow this year as the coronavirus pandemic brought on a surge in e-commerce, and consumers turned to online shopping amid lockdowns and movement restrictions globally.

Co-founder and chief executive Lai Chang Wen told The Straits Times the pandemic has led to significant increases in parcel volumes across its network in South-east Asia, with more brick-and-mortar stores pivoting towards e-retail and existing e-commerce sellers selling more when many people were confined to their homes during lockdown.

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