Tag «pick up points»

Five questions about the future of pickup points

There are now more than ten thousand parcel pickup points in the Netherlands. In particular, in large cities, the share of online shoppers picking up parcels at parcel points is increasing slightly. In less urban and rural areas, there are initiatives for neighborhood hubs in private homes and parcel lockers in stores and at bus stops.

How are consumers using collection points? Evidence from Brussels

Environmental assessments of e-commerce often focus on the last mile. Collection points are considered more beneficial than home delivery but this largely depends on how consumers’ collection trips are organized. Because this information is lacking, our objective is to find out how consumers make use of and travel to collection points by means of a …