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An Post steps up delivery locker services for Christmas

Semi-state launched service to challenge Parcel Motel and now plans to double its number of units to 20

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
3rd November, 2019
Gilles Ferrandez of An Post: the company’s free parcel holding service is set to expand significantly Picture: Fergal Phillips

An Post plans to double its number of parcel delivery lockers in Ireland to 20 before Christmas, with a hundred more planned in the new year.

The semi-state launched its new service to challenge existing operator Parcel Motel last month. An Post customers can now route parcels to these lockers, with packages available for collection for two days.

Unlike rival operator Parcel Motel, which is owned by delivery giant UPS, An Post’s service is free....

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