40% growth in pick-up points in Europe

April 19, 2021 by
Sanne Leenders
pick-up

There has been a 40% growth in pick-up/drop-off points in the European Union and the United Kingdom since mid-2019. Especially in Poland there was a significant increase in the number of PUDOs (pick-up/drop-off points), according to Ecommerce News. From the middle part of 2019 until now, the number of access points in Poland has increased by over 70%. However, the country in Europe with the most PUDO points is Germany.

The countries with the most pick-up/drop-off points are the following. Germany has approximately 57,000 PUDOs (pick-up/drop-off points), followed by France with approximately 45,000 PUDOs. The third and fourth place are taken by the United Kingdom, with 38,000 PUDOs, and Italy with 36,000 PUDOs.

Last Mile Experts completed a major study of pick-up/drop-off and automated parcel machine networks in 27 EU countries and the UK together with Upido. Estimates are there are now more than 336,000 PUDO locations available across Europe. “And, as an increasingly important part of any out-of-home infrastructure, there are more than 43,000 automated parcel machine units.”

Most automated parcel machines in Poland

Poland has the largest number of automated parcel machines (11,000). This is followed by Spain (10,000) and Germany (7,000). However, the densest out-of-home network can be found in Finland. In this Nordic country, most parcels are delivered this way.

The report also shows the specificities per country regarding the usual delivery places.  In many countries, most parcels will be delivered at the consumers’ homes. On the other hand, in countries such as Latvia (only 56% get delivered at home) and Estonia (58%) this is less obvious.

Tagged with:
2024 Leaders in Logistics Summit is bigger and better than ever!
Leaders in Logistics Summit is the event that brings together the global e-commerce, parcel delivery and postal ecosystem. Through unique insights, exclusive case studies, and innovation showcases, this event is where senior...
January 23, 2024
Temu has expanded its European delivery network
Temu has expanded its European delivery network through partnerships in Germany, Italy, Spain, and Portugal. The Chinese titan has announced that more logistic collaborations are planned to be revealed during...
November 29, 2023
Salesupply opens a new fulfillment center in France
Salesupply has added a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Lyon, France, to its global e-commerce fulfillment network. With this location of 15000m2, Salesupply adds highly requested extra volume in France....
November 28, 2023
Top crossmenu

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close