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    InPost parcel lockers ready for Asia conquest

    Press Release                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 February 26th, 2014


    InPost parcel lockers ready for Asia conquest


    First partnerships in Hong Kong

  Group – the owner of InPost parcel lockers – begins the crucial phase of the Asian market conquest. The company has presented in Hong Kong the innovative terminals, including newest version of its terminals – fully integrated with ATM produced by NCR. InPost-NCR 24/7 postal terminal, which will appear in Asia soon, will not only provide customers with a self service option of picking up their packages 24 hours, day/7 days a week. Innovative machine gives also a possibility of cash withdrawal and paying the bills.



    The first private demo show with 8 potential partners has been a great success. It's leading to a partnerships’ negotiation with a local courier for a joint project of 170 parcel lockers. The potential Asian partners will have also a chance to test the possibilities of the newest machine version during the most important regional events, including: NCR Open House and POST-EXPO Asia Pacific, which will take place in Hong Kong on May 20-21st. Like every year, during this special event branch leaders are to present their revolutionary post and courier solutions. POST-EXPO Asia Pacific will host 60 exhibiting companies from countries around the world. Apart from traditional exhibition presentations, they are going to attend in two-days conference, which is dedicated to the Asian post and parcel growth perspectives as well as growing e-commerce market in Asia.


    “Up to now, we have succeeded in every country, where the InPost parcel lockers have been installed. That is why we have got real basis to effectively compete in the biggest markets. Within following months we will present to our potential partners the opportunities of the newest generation of our InPost parcel lockers. I am convinced that we will establish first co-operations shortly, including national postal operators in the region, as well as key retail chains. We are deepening our roots in Asia and looking forward for local partnerships and more locations across Asia" - said Rafal Brzoska, CEO of Group.


    InPost parcel lockers are presently available in 19 countries in the world. In only 3 years, they conquered the following countries apart from Poland: Saudi Arabia, Australia, Chile, Great Britain, Ireland, Island, Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine, Estonia, Russia, Cyprus, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala.


    Nearly 3,500 innovative terminals operate worldwide according to different business models. In the coming 3 - 4 years, InPost parcel lockers will also appear in the Americas and in Asia. The total value of the investment may reach close to 1 billion euros. In the USA, Group plans to launch 10,000 parcel lockers by the end of 2016, while the first Asian terminals will appear in China - in Beijing and Shanghai. Works on obtaining approx. 6000 new localizations for the terminals are in progress.


    InPost-NCR 24/7 postal terminal, which soon will be available in the Asian market, is a winner of plenty prestigious branch awards. Last year the newest InPost parcel locker model won the Postal Technology International Awards in the Retail Innovation of the Year category. The highest quality and innovativeness of InPost parcel lockers was confirmed by InPost's success at World Mail Awards 2013. This time the company was the winner in the Customer Service category, beating other leading operators, such as: Singapore Post and LibanPost.


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