Tesco introduces parcel lockers to 500 supermarkets, and explains how they operate.
TESCO has announced that it would expand its relationship with InPost to 300 more supermarkets across the United Kingdom. Customers will be able to drop off their packages while doing their supermarket shopping.
More than 200 InPost lockers have been installed in Tesco stores across the United Kingdom, with another 300 on the way. Customers will be able to enjoy a stress-free shopping experience thanks to the new service.
Due to the pandemic’s closure of stores for several months at a time, there has been a rise in online shopping.
When returning an item, however, shoppers are frequently required to visit the Post Office.
Customers can return a parcel to one of InPost’s lockers located throughout the country.
Local lockers can be accessed online, but the company’s growth with Tesco means that customers can return their packages while shopping for groceries.
Both delivery and collection services will be available as part of the national rollout.
The service, which is available 24 hours a day, is being pushed out across the country at larger Tesco stores.
Customers can use a QR code given immediately to their phone to return their online purchases label-free using InPost’s Instant Returns.
This eliminates the requirement for a printer while also easing the burden on customers.
Many retailers, including Boohoo, JD Sports, and Holland & Barrett, have partnered with InPost.
Packages from New Look, Schuh, and Missguided can also be returned to the lockers.
With Christmas just around the horizon, the new cooperation is set to make the busy shopping season even more convenient.
“We’re happy to work with Tesco to deliver our parcel lockers to even more shoppers across the UK,” said Jason Tavaria, CEO of InPost.
“It makes perfect sense for customers to consolidate two journeys into one, avoid the line, and mail, collect, or return parcels while shopping.
“We understand that this Christmas season may be a little more stressful than usual, so we’d want to help by providing maximum convenience, especially with our Instant Returns service.”
“We also know that by lowering the amount of deliveries required, the new lockers will assist to promote more sustainable, greener communities by reducing local traffic.”
Customers were ecstatic at the announcement, taking to social media to express their feelings about the new service.
“This will be so much easier, especially if they are positioned in the car parks,” Max Saunders said.
Maria Simms, another customer, wrote: “Brinkwire Summary News.”