Parcel locker pioneer Deutsche Post DHL will grow its Packstation network to 12,000 by 2023. Will that be enough for future parcels growth?

Deutsche Post DHL has announced it will increase its Packstation parcel locker network in Germany to 12,000 by 2023. Is that enough? We discuss:

  • Size of Deutsche Post DHL’s Packstation network in Germany
  • Comparisons with Poland – InPost will have 10,000 this year
  • Deutsche Post’s post office branch network plus the Paketshop (PUDO) network
  • Efficiency of parcel lockers (including availability)
  • Parcel lockers complementing the retail network
  • Network density
  • Parcel lockers in Finland (Posti)
  • New lockers controlled by an app on the user’s phone
  • Deutsche Post being pioneers in parcel lockers
  • Amazon’s activity in the last mile in Germany
  • Contactless delivery

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

Ian, Marek

Marek Różycki and Ian Kerr are the Last Mile Prophets - the delivery world's most dynamic and informative experts.

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