In Denmark, PostNord and Swipbox start with the rollout of an extra 2,000 parcel lockers across the Scandinavian country. Over the next six months, the Nærboks lockers will be installed, after which Danish consumers can pick up their parcels whenever they want. Both companies decided to do the rollout after a successful pilot in Kolding and Sonderborg. Now, the whole Danish
Last-mile logistics provider DHL Group and Lidl have started a partnership to make shopping more convenient. As a part of this deal, about 500 DHL Packstations will be built at Lidl stores in Germany. According to both companies, the co-operation has an eye on the future and is proof that online and offline shopping does not have to be contradictory. With 500 DHL
Following a recent decision by H&M to limit free shipping, Zalando will now no longer ship ordered products for free as a standard. In Spain, Ireland and the United Kingdom, the company starts requesting fees for the delivery of small packages. One of the reasons that Zalando grew big in the past couple of years was their flexible return policy (free up to 100 days).
The delivery of packages using drones starts this week in Australia. Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet, is going to deliver medicines, coffee and small food orders in the capital city Canberra. Before launching their drone delivery service, Wing needed permission from the airline company CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) after a thorough analysis. This included: drone
Last-mile service providers DPD and Hermes think about increasing prices for parcel home delivery at the front door. The delivery that we know as 'standard delivery' could become a premium service. If you order a package in Germany, you may have to pay more in the long term. DPD and Hermes parcel services always expect a surcharge. They now expect the home delivery industry