TELEPORTING E-COMMERCE – PARCEL LOCKERS AND INSTANT FULFILMENT

TELEPORTING E-COMMERCE – PARCEL LOCKERS AND INSTANT FULFILMENT

Catalin Maftei, founder and CEO of C-Solution, joins me to discuss an innovative approach to parcel lockers:

How a payment solutions provider became a parcel delivery company

The link between delivery failure and refunds

How niche online businesses grow from marketplaces to becoming standalone e-commerce merchants

How small business growth is powering Romanian e-commerce

Cross-border e-commerce in the region

How C-Solution set up a parcel locker network, including:

Site selection

Proximity

Commercial vs residential lockers

Temperature control considerations

Indoors vs outdoors

A unique parcel locker offering: lockers in a container! (See main photo above.)

Usage rates for the new parcel lockers

A carrier neutral (open) parcel locker network – even allowing merchants to directly deliver to the lockers

Some innovations in click-and-collect

Savings made by Decathlon by implementing in-store click-and-collect lockers

Teleportation! How parcel lockers are used for instant fulfilment

Selecting the right products for teleportation

Parcel lockers in residential buildings

Listen to the podcast by clicking on the play button on the audio player above (may take a few seconds to load and start playing). You can also listen (and subscribe) to the podcast via Google Podcasts, iTunes, and Spotify.

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About The Author

Ian Kerr

Ian Kerr is the founder and host of the Postal Hub Podcast. He has presented at many prominent postal and delivery events, and has contributed articles to Post&Parcel, the Mail & Express Review as well as chapters in Reinventing the post (2013) and Exploring New Frontiers: Reshaping the postal industry (2018).

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