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Converting phone booths into parcel lockers

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Converting phone booths into parcel lockers

Ian Kerr

Old phone booths are being converted into parcel locker installations in Vienna.

The A1 Paket Station project is a collaboration between telecommunications company A1, online marketplace Shpock, and Austrian Post.

Austrian Post can deliver parcels to the parcel lockers.

The lockers also operate as an open network - members of the public can use the lockers to drop off and pick up items.

For members of the public, access is via an app, and locker access costs from 1 Euro to 4 Euros for 24 hours, depending on the size of the item.

The person who lodges the item in the A1 Paket Station pays the fee. Collection is free.

The lockers, which have 12 doors, can be accessed 24 hours a day.

As phone booth usage drops, it makes sense to convert the real estate into something customer-focused that may even generate revenue for the telecom operator.

What do you think? Comment below or on LinkedIn

An A1 Paket Station in Vienna

An A1 Paket Station in Vienna


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