LP EXPRESS expanding parcel terminal network
LP EXPRESS, a subsidiary of Lietuvos Paštas, has announced a further expansion of its parcel self-service terminal network in Lithuania. In a statement sent to Post&Parcel today (4 September), LP EXPRESS said: “The plan is to install 40 new parcel self-service terminals both in cities and towns of Lithuania and to increase the number of parcel boxes by almost 160%.”
The terminal network will be expanded in two stages. In the first stage – in preparation for the Christmas push – “new terminals will be installed in busy places, which are easily accessible by transport and are often visited by residents, in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Panevėžys and Marijampolė”. In the second phase, starting next year, the self-service terminals will also be expanded to new towns of Lithuania.
“This year, we intend to meet the intense Christmas season with the installed new version of terminal software and we will offer our customers not only more convenient control, ordering of additional services and special offers for registered users, but also more attractive solutions of modern design,” said Juozas Buitkus, Director of Baltic Post, a subsidiary of Lietuvos Paštas which performs the activities of parcel self-service terminals LP EXPRESS.
LP EXPRESS added: “A large part of previously installed and successfully operating parcel self-service terminals will be supplemented with new parcel boxes. Installed new LP EXPRESS terminals will have almost 9 thousand new parcel boxes of various sizes, thus the total number of parcel boxes will increase by 1.5 times. This will be the largest network of parcel self-service terminals in Lithuania both in terms of the number of places where self-services may be used and in terms of the number of operated parcel boxes.”
Currently, 102 LP EXPRESS parcel self-service terminals have been installed in 45 cities and towns of Lithuania. Following the implementation of the planned expansion of the network, the total number of parcel self-service terminals will be 142, and they will have almost 15 thousand parcel boxes of various sizes.