Shinji can be seen sleeping over the top of the cart
Rei comes in pushing the cart
Shinji notices and looks in Rei’s direction
Kendrix: Note that she instantly looks at him and keeps doing so throrough the conversation, much unlike their encounters in the previous episode. She is probably doing this because talking to him/informing him is the objective of their orders, but it also foreshadows that this conversation will lead to way more 'communication' than the ones before.