Home delivery firms strain under e-commerce load

Apr 16, 2017

Home delivery firms strain under e-commerce load

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Amanda used to work part-time for major delivery firm Yamato Transport Co., helping out during Japan’s busy traditional gift-sending seasons in summer and winter. But not anymore. “It was just too hard,” she said. “Drivers are not robots. They are human beings. But people ...

/ Aug 18, 2016

Japan Post to sell lackluster online payments unit

Japan Post Co. plans to sell an online payments unit to information technology services firm GMO Internet Inc., sources said Thursday. Japan Post Finance Co., which offers payments services to online retailers, has struggled to win customers amid competition from rivals such as Rakuten ...