InPost parcel lockers will be calling at stations across the UK, thanks to deals with Great Western, Transport for London (TfL), and Virgin Trains.
Adding to it existing TfL sites at Victoria Coach Station, and Buckhurst Hill and Ickenham Underground stations, InPost will now also be found at Newbury Park Underground station, on the Central line, Chalfont & Latimer Underground station, and Chorleywood London Underground, both on the Metropolitan line.
Heading west, Bristol Parkway, Exeter Central, Plymouth, and Exeter are four Great Western stations that will host InPost, as will Virgin Trains’ Birmingham International which is adjacent to the NEC and Birmingham Airport.
Simon Greaves, station manager at Virgin Trains, said: “We’re always looking at innovative ways to improve the service we offer to the many millions of customers who pass through the station. InPost’s new fully automated parcel locker makes it more convenient than ever for national and international visitors as well as locals to collect and return their deliveries, lightening the load of their journey.”
Ian Caminsky, CEO at InPost UK, added: “The new partnership with Great Western Railway and the expansion of our presence across the TfL network and Virgin’s Birmingham International Railway Station means that we can provide our services to thousands more people across England. This is an important step towards our goal to increase our footprint in the UK by 60% by the end of the year. Currently urban customers are on average less than two miles away from their nearest locker, and we are working towards bringing the service even closer to a larger number of people.
“The benefits that InPost UK has to offer shoppers are clear: We know that 50% of households are typically unattended during normal working hours, 48% of consumers say that they don’t have a safe place for parcels to be left when they are not at home, and as many as 68% say that they can’t receive items at work. InPost UK offers a secure and easy alternative for these people.”
Earlier this month, DHL incorporated the InPost locker network into its delivery service.