FILE PHOTO: Employees install a plastic shield on the inside of the vehicle to a service center for car-borne service in A Chuxing, as the country has been hit by an outbreak of the new corona virus in Beijing, China, on February 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s A Chuxing, said on Monday it had launched in the provision of services in 21 cities in China to move it hopes its members with income after the corona virus epidemic’s ride coming from with the question.
Customers are reluctant to shop for themselves the ability to go shopping, and tea and coffee through A phone app. The driver will then buy the items and deliver them.
The rapid spread of the corona virus, and a strict containment measures have been imposed by the government have disrupted businesses and brought most of the social activity to a halt.
“All sectors of society have gradually be allowed to resume work and production, but the impact of the epidemic has not yet been completely eliminated. It will be of help to the residents, and to provide A driver with a opportunity in order to earn money,” ” the company, which is backed by SoftBank (9984.(T), it said in a statement.
It has, however, a plethora of companies that are providing the food, and the delivery of services, including Meituan Dianping (3690.HK) as well as the business.to me, the ownership of the e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA).(N).
The cities where the service has been launched in Shanghai, in the eastern city of Hangzhou, as well as in the western part of the city. She will consider the possibility of extending the service to more cities as demand warrants, and is also planning to launch a fast-express courier service, where customers can have products delivered to to a A representative told Reuters.
Reporting Yilei Sun, and, by Brenda Goh; Editing by Edwina Gibbs