Dutch customers can now receive parcels when they’re not at home 

The service is already available in the Netherlands

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Dutch customers can now receive parcels when they’re not at home. Source: shutterstock.com

DHL Parcel has introduced a service in the Netherlands which lets consumers choose a delivery spot around the house, Ecommerce News report.

That allows the courier to drop off the parcel when the consumer isn’t at home.

The announcement follows after a successful pilot project in collaboration with online shops in selected cities.

The first test took place this summer, done with online department store Wehkamp. Its customers could choose to receive their order at an agreed location around the house, for example in the backyard, in an empty waste container, or in the garage.

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