The e-commerce sales in the US have overall increased over 30% since the outbreak of the pandemic. In Germany, DHL saw parcel shipments grow from 5.3 to 9.0 million parcels per day, similar to the trends observed during the Christmas season.
Moreover, the way a shipment arrives at the customer’s doorstep is seeing a drastic change in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. With e-commerce witnessing an all-time rise, more customers are demanding a higher level of service and convenience, rocking up the delivery chains.
COVID-19 has created long-term disruptions and even longer-term structural changes for businesses in the e-commerce industry, especially for new online categories like groceries and home care that are currently experiencing soaring growth.
The pandemic has brought focus to contactless and autonomous delivery technologies while putting added pressure on businesses.
During these unprecedented times, our self-service automated locker system comes handy in enabling a more secure transfer of goods/parcels and end consumer deliveries. Smartbox ensures contactless drop-offs and pickups with flexible isolation periods, thanks to our comprehensive software & hardware solutions.
Our lockers can be customized to specific business requirements including available space and design layouts, our plug & play systems are suitable for both indoors and outdoors.Given the current situation and the increased demand for our locker solutions, we are continuously adapting and doing everything in our capacity to fasten the solution delivery processes.