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Japan delivery services on verge of collapse

As online shopping grows, something has to give

Yamato Transport is installing parcel lockers at stations and other sites.

TOKYO -- Toward the end of yet another 15-hour day, a Yamato Transport delivery driver in his 40s pushes a trolley full of parcels up to the door of a Tokyo apartment, presses the buzzer and waits in vain for an answer.

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