Bananas can’t get cold. Milk mustn’t tip. Online food delivery still trips up companies. A day on the truck shows why.
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
MARCH 18, 2014
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2014 - B & D TRUCKING SERVICES INC.
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This was certainly no UberX.
A man's account of how he ended up at the back of a truck after using a ridesharing app, has gone viral on Weibo.
The man, who goes by the user ID @QiGeNongDongQiang, wrote in a now-deleted post that he wanted to take a ride from Wushan — a county in southwest China to the city of Chongqing. It's approximately a five to six hour ride.
The man, who works in insurance, said that the driver pinged him on the app to note that the vehicle would be "wide."
"I was expecting a Toyota Alphard," he wrote.
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