It’s true – we’ve entered a decade of online shopping frenzy. The transport of goods (and services?) happen in such massive volume and scale now and accessibility to things halfway across the world has never been closer.

Scaling back to our tiny red dot, one might think – Singapore is so tiny, surely you can get something quick and easy if you want it, right? As it turns out, you CAN still take 1.5hours to get from Bukit Batok to Changi. And when you think about having to deliver something to someone in say Serangoon while you’re sat here in Jurong East, it just does not make sense to travel the journey or even pay for a taxi to-and-fro.

(Also, calling for a Grab and telling the guy