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
Posti will open the largest Parcel Locker in Europe on March 12 in the Munkkivuori, Helsinki. The current, large parcel space will be turned into an OmaPosti kiosk. This means that the number of lockers is going to be doubled. After the expansion, the it will have 1,002 lockers. This makes it the largest Parcel Locker in Europe and one of the largest in the world. Posti's
European fashion marketplace Zalando collaborated with PostNord to open up to 50 private pick-up and drop-off points. The pilot is managed by Zalando’s Dutch partner, Homer. The pick-up and drop-off points will be located in residential areas in Aarhus and Copenhagen. Offering the new pick-up and drop-off points is meant to increase convenience for Zalando customers in Denmark.
According to Der Spiegel, the very first multi-label parcel shop in Germany opened its doors in Hamburg. Here, DPD, GLS, Hermes, and UPS are united in a parcel shop where consumers can pick up or drop off their packages for any of these logistics companies. One of the most important aims of the shop is to reduce the traffic to pick-up points in the city and to reduce pollution.
Amazon and Whole Foods Market announced the launch of grocery pickup beginning in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market’s selection of grocery products and pick up their order in as little as 30 minutes, without leaving their car. “Pickup from Whole Foods Market is a perfect option for customers