Although technology is one aspect of Boxed’s service, Huang said the company would not exist without its warehouse workers who pick, prep and ship the packages.
“These folks have dedicated themselves to our company day in and day out,” said Huang. “I’m really nothing without them, so this was just my way of making the situation right.”
When Huang made the announcement internally a few months ago, he said there were a few tears in the room, including his.
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