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Postal Hub podcast

Apr 20, 2022

Costa Koulis, co-CEO at Designerex, explains how delivery plays a key role in enabling the peer-to-peer rental marketplace:

  • How the peer-to-peer designer dress marketplace works
  • How delivery plays a key role in enabling the dress sharing marketplace
  • Why the majority send dresses via Express Post (Australia Post’s nationwide express delivery service)
  • Enabling resale of designer clothing
  • Comparisons with the likes of Rent The Runway
  • Working with Australia Post to create its first automated shipping platform for marketplaces
  • Returning dresses via the post - including labelling solutions
  • Demand for same-day 3-hour delivery
  • Keeping clothes out of landfill or furnaces
  • Circular economy principles and the fashion rental model
  • Why renting requires different logistics tools to resale
  • Comparing environmental impact of renting vs resale