What are the implications of Polish e-commerce giant Allegro's acquisition of same-day delivery company X-press Couriers for the last mile?

Polish e-commerce giant Allegro has acquired local same-day delivery company X-press Couriers. Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) and Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast) discuss:

  • What this means for super-fast delivery in Poland
  • Speed, convenience, and price
  • Allegro’s parcel locker network
  • Competing parcel locker networks, including InPost, Cainiao, and SwipBox
  • The launch of Amazon Prime in Poland, including the announcement of Amazon’s delivery partners for Prime
  • Is the acquisition a defensive play from Allegro?
  • Will Amazon create an on-demand delivery service?
  • The importance of e-commerce growth for investment in parcel networks
  • Cross-border selling into Europe, and the need for localised stock
  • Will more e-commerce players seek to acquire delivery companies?
  • eMag and Sameday in Romania

Analysis from Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) and Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast).

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