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Parcel Workers Call on Gov’t to Enact Legislation on Delivery Service

Parcel Workers Call on Gov’t to Enact Legislation on Delivery Service

SEOUL, Jun. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Parcel delivery service workers staged a protest calling on the South Korean government to ensure the basic rights of delivery workers exposed to various legal loopholes. Groups of parcel delivery service workers’ unions held a demonstration near the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on Monday calling on the government [...]

GS25 Launches ‘Half-priced Parcel Service’, Offering 4-day Delivery and Big Shipping Discount

GS25 Launches ‘Half-priced Parcel Service’, Offering 4-day Delivery and Big Shipping Discount

SEOUL, Mar. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — GS25, a major convenience store chain operated by GS Retail Co. introduced on Monday a new “half-priced” delivery service, and promising discounts of up to 65 percent compared to conventional convenience store parcel delivery services. The half-priced delivery service is a parcel delivery service through which customers apply for [...]

Violent Crime Convicts Banned from Parcel Delivery Jobs for 20 Years

Violent Crime Convicts Banned from Parcel Delivery Jobs for 20 Years

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — People with serious criminal records including sexual abuse, child abuse, and robbery will be banned from working for parcel delivery services for as long as 20 years. The South Korean government passed a revised bill of the Truck Transportation Business Act that includes the above limitations as well as [...]

Iceland Post Deploys Descartes Route Planning Solution for Expanding Delivery Operations

Iceland Post Deploys Descartes Route Planning Solution for Expanding Delivery Operations

MALMÖ, Sweden and REYKJAVÍK, Iceland, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, and Iceland Post, the Icelandic national postal service, announced that Descartes’ route planning solution is being deployed to manage delivery operations for Iceland Post as the company shifts its primary focus [...]

SNS Analysis Shows Popularity of Home Delivery Subscriptions

SNS Analysis Shows Popularity of Home Delivery Subscriptions

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Delivery subscriptions for products other than conventional newspapers or milk are becoming more popular in South Korea, and now address a variety of needs and wants including personal interests and pastime activities.  According to BINS 3.0, SK Planet’s social analysis system, online mentions of “delivery subscription” – on blogs, [...]

CJ Korea Express Buys Malaysian Logistics Company

CJ Korea Express Buys Malaysian Logistics Company

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – CJ Korea Express Corp., South Korea’s largest logistics company, said Thursday it has bought Malaysia’s No. 2 logistics company to expand its distribution channel in Southeast Asia.  CJ Korea Express’ Asian branch bought a 31.5 percent stake in Century Logistics Holdings Bhd for 47.6 billion won (US$43.5 million) to [...]

Coupang’s Signature “Rocket” Delivery Services to Be Legalized

Coupang’s Signature “Rocket” Delivery Services to Be Legalized

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – With Koreans increasingly likely to prefer online shopping over the physical experience, parcel delivery services are among the rapidly prospering businesses in Korea. Tuesday’s decision to abolish the Supply-Demand Regulation Policy, which made it difficult for service companies to increase their use of smaller trucks (1.5 tons and less), [...]