Parcel locker giant InPost plans to buy Mondial Relay for €565m. The deal will expand InPost's network into France and beyond.

Polish parcel locker giant InPost plans to buy Mondial Relay for €565m. This is an important development for competition in the last mile – and not just in France.

  • Creating a PUDO (pick up drop off) and parcel locker network in France
  • Size of Mondial Relay’s network
  • The importance of the InPost IPO
  • Financing the deal
  • What the deal means for Otto Group (Mondial Relay owner)
  • Is the Mondial Relay deal a good option for InPost?
  • Amazon’s play in France with Colis Privé
  • La Poste’s strength in France (including its various brands)
  • Is it a software or a hardware play?
  • Carrier specific or carrier neutral
  • Networks in Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium
  • Implications for Amazon in France

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

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