Tag: GrabFood

Food vendor takes to social media for help when customer suddenly cancels 20 orders of Tomato Ban Mian 

Singapore—At times, serving food to others can be a thankless job, especially when customers randomly cancel orders, forcing an eatery to absorb the financial loss. And when the order is sizable, it makes it even worse. A woman named XinYi Lim took to Facebook on...

Food delivery rider dies in motorcycle-lorry collision along Gambas Avenue

Singapore — A 42-year-old food delivery rider was killed in a collision involving his motorcycle and a truck along Gambas Avenue towards Woodlands Avenue 8 late on Friday morning (Dec 20). The police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to an alert concerning...

Delivery riders rush to register for e-scooter trade-in grant

Around 1000 affected riders signed up on the first day of registration for the e-scooter trade-in grant. GrabFood and Foodpanda released their company's terms for the trade-in grant this week following the government's announcement of the S$7 million grant scheme to help affected riders. Reports estimate...

GrabFood announces terms for trade-in grant

On Friday (Nov 15), GrabFood delivery riders may start to apply for the e-scooter trade-in grant. GrabFood is the first firm to release details about its trade-in grant. Terms for the grant scheme include the following: Riders must have completed at least one trip between Oct...

GrabFood cyclist reportedly pushed off of footpath by pedestrian because of ban

Singapore—There’s been a lot of PMD-related news this week so far, starting from the announcement in Parliament on Monday, November 4, that e-scooters are banned on public footpaths, effective the following day. Since then, there have been people creatively trying to circumvent the ban by...

GrabFood says e-scooter ban on footpaths will mean longer wait for deliveries

Singapore — Delivery service GrabFood has asked for customers’ patience now that a ban on a ban on the use of electric scooters on public footpaths is in place. The ban may well mean that customers will have to wait longer for their food deliveries,...

GrabFood rider and passers-by break up a fight at Redhill Close

Singapore – A fight involving two young boys and an older man was caught on camera on August 17 (Saturday) which took place at Redhill Close. Facebook user Liew Chee Keong uploaded a video showing an older man in a black shirt and pants squaring...

Kind customer surprises GrabFood rider with dinner he ordered

Singapore — A customer surprised an unknowing GrabFood rider with a welcome act of kindness. Fadli, the rider, shared his wholesome encounter with a customer he never met. According to his tweets, Fadli was on duty as a GrabFood rider late at night on July 27...

GrabFood rider has altercation with elderly man at Bishan on the use of PMDs on shared pavements

Singapore – The issue revolving personal mobility devices (PMDs) in Singapore – whether they should be banned, restricted, and the like – is an ongoing one. An even more difficult challenge is getting PMD riders and pedestrians to co-exist on the road. On July 20 (Saturday),...

Elderly man and wife get into shouting match with GrabFood rider on e-scooter

An elderly man and his wife get into an argument with a GrabFood rider on an e-scooter, that ended up with the woman falling over, vulgarities exchanged, and the police being called. The incident occurred near Bishan Park, and was uploaded by Mohamed Shamirrudan. While it...