Seniors hit the road for food-delivery companies

Mr Ang Thing Yue, 62, is a food delivery rider and among a growing number of seniors who currently make up almost 2 per cent of the delivery fleet of companies such as GrabFood.

There are now about 300 delivery riders aged 60 and above - and their numbers are rising

The doorbell rings. Instead of a young man juggling bags of food in one hand and a smartphone in the other, a grey-haired deliveryman could be at the door.

There are about 300 delivery riders aged 60 and above who hit the road to send food to hungry customers, according to major food-delivery companies in Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 07, 2019, with the headline 'Seniors hit the road for food-delivery companies'. Print Edition | Subscribe