While an urgent declaration of countermeasures against the new coronavirus was issued in 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures, major courier companies such as "Yamato Transport", "Sagawa Express" and "Japan Post" are taking measures to prevent infection of employees. After thorough implementation, we will continue the delivery business as usual.
The amount of luggage handled by parcel delivery companies continues to exceed the same month of the previous year due to the increasing use of online shopping due to so-called “nest-filled consumption”.
Of these, the amount of luggage handled by Yamato Transport last month was 258.44 million, an increase of more than 18% compared to the same month of the previous year.
Following the spread of the new coronavirus infection, a state of emergency was declared for 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures in the Tokyo metropolitan area on the night of the 7th, but Yamato Transport, Sagawa Express, and Japan Post After thoroughly implementing measures to prevent infection of employees, the delivery business will continue as usual.
If the movement to refrain from going out spreads, the amount of luggage may increase further, but each company says that there is no problem with delivery.
In addition, we will continue to provide user-friendly support, such as a service that allows parcels to be received without having to face the employee who visited for delivery.