InPost has finalized a partnership agreement with Tesco, according to which by the end of November this year. The number of parcel lockers at Tesco stores in the UK will increase to 500 from the 200 already operating, the company said.
InPost parcel lockers will be delivered to Tesco stores across the UK before Christmas, allowing buyers to pick up and ship parcels and easily return them when shopping in supermarkets, it said.
“This is another step in the dynamic development of our network of Parcel Lockers in Great Britain. Thanks to the cooperation with Tesco, we will exceed 2,500 parcel lockers in the UK. We want to be a leader in the field of parcel locker deliveries on the British market. That is why we plan to have 3,000 parcel lockers in the UK by the end of 2021, and more than 10,000 by the end of 2024. The development of the international InPost parcel locker network is our priority – we are already a leader in Europe and we want to quickly strengthen our position on many parallel markets “- said the president InPost International Michael Rouse, quoted in the release.
The InPost parcel locker network, once fully operational in all planned locations at Tesco stores, will eliminate 250,000 traditional courier deliveries over the last mile and save up to 730 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year. This will help reduce traffic, affecting the quality and comfort of life for local communities, completed.