DHL partnered with a supermarket chain

DHL builds 500 Packstations at Lidl stores

DHL partnered with a supermarket chain. Source: logistics.dhl

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Lidl have partnered up to make shopping more convenient. As a result of the partnership, about 500 DHL Packstations will be built at Lidl stores in Germany later this year, Ecommerce News reports.

With the Packstations tat Lidl stores across Germany, the supermarket customers can receive and send DHL parcels while shopping for groceries. In the Rhein-Neckar area, both partners are also testing the integration of pick-up options for shipments from the online shop of Lidl in around 80 branches of the famous grocer.

In the press release, the two parties state that their cooperation is one of the largest strategic partnerships of DHL with the retail sector.

The Deutsche Post DHL Group currently operates a network of 3,700 DHL Packstations and around 27,000 sales outlets. Over twelve million DHL customers in Germany have registered for the Packstation service.

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