What happened to gig workers in 2020? Gridwise report tells the story

Gig economy drivers took a big hit when the nation shut down because of COVID-19 in early 2020, but many have bounced back, and some have even thrived, according to a report from Gridwise, a rideshare and delivery assistance company.

Ryan Green, co-founder and CEO of Gridwise, told Modern Shipper that the supply of gig drivers is still about 40% below where it needs to be at this point.

“From the supply of drivers as soon as the pandemic came in March, by April we saw a 65% decline in drivers for...


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