BEIJING – Just after 11am every weekday, delivery rider Zhang Yumei’s phone starts pinging with orders.
Rushing from one eatery to another within a 5km radius, the 26-year-old often juggles up to eight orders on her modified e-scooter. Weaving through traffic, she frequently has to narrowly avoid colliding into other delivery riders, who like her, have only 30 minutes to get their orders to hungry customers.
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