The new push to carry parcels by rail could mean Amazon deliveries are transported by train. Is the Travelling Post Office about to return?

Mail by rail isn’t a new concept, but could it be a serious proposition for the 21st century? Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast) and Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) discuss:

  • Royal Mail’s Travelling Post Office and Mail Rail (using the London Underground)
  • Using the rail network for carrying parcels
  • Train stations as nodes – parcel lockers and PUDOs
  • Customers collection or dropping off parcels at train stations
  • Transporting parcels by tram in Berlin
  • Ecological benefits and capacity benefits
  • Leveraging existing infrastructure
  • Staffing for parcel handling
  • Integration with other transport modes
  • Parcel lockers at train stations

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

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