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Postal Hub podcast

Oct 19, 2020

Parcel locker evangelist and bpost VP Locker Boost Catherine De Baets joins me to talk about bpost’s Ecozone project to go emission-free in the last mile:

  • bpost parcel locker boost programme
  • Background to the Ecozone in the Belgian city of Mechelen - and working towards being completely emission-free
  • Combining a dense locker network with electric vehicles
  • Cooperating with local retailers
  • Creating mini-hubs
  • What “lean lockers” are
  • Creating a flexible parcel locker network
  • The “Four-S” model for determining locker locations
  • Physical parcel pick-up points (post offices and PUDOs) in the Ecozone
  • Promoting parcel lockers to locals in Mechelen
  • Customer delivery preferences
  • Next stages of the Ecozone delivery concept
  • Reducing risk of customers using their car to collect parcels from lockers
  • bpost personnel involvement