Tag: GrabFood

GrabFood rider receives order from Seletar Island, asks if he is expected to “swim” there

Singapore – A GrabFood delivery rider took to Twitter to share how he was expected to "swim" to a customer located in Seletar Island, making him "GrabFood's first submarine operator." In a series of tweets on Sunday (July 26), the rider, @rxzhael on Twitter, shared...

Post goes viral — Motorist helps delivery rider who collapses on his motorcycle

Singapore — A motorist who helped a GrabFood rider when he collapsed suddenly on his motorcycle has received much praise online. The motorist, Mr Kelvin Tay, had posted about the incident with a call for more empathy to be shown to delivery riders. His Facebook post has...

GrabFood rider places order on floor: Guess who gets the flak?

Singapore – A video has been circulating online of a GrabFood rider placing an order on the floor while adjusting the other items in his bag. However, what he did has been deemed acceptable by those commenting on the post. It was the comment...

Netizen asks people not to give low rating to food delivery riders for being late

Singapore – A member of the public urged food delivery customers to be more understanding towards riders and refrain from giving them a poor rating for arriving late because it’s not always their fault. On Thursday (May 7), Alvin Koj took to Facebook to encourage...

Food delivery driver also films as he scolds restaurant staff

Singapore – A video of a man, believed to be a food delivery driver, is circulating in social media, highlighting his refusal to practise safe distancing and rude behaviour towards restaurant staff. On Friday (April 17), Facebook page All Singapore Stuff shared a video of...

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...