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Cleveron installs the first Cleveron 403 in the Netherlands in collaboration with PostNL

06.04.2021 | PostNL, Cleveron 403, Cleveron

Cleveron 403 parcel robot has been deployed by PostNL, a postal service provider in the Netherlands. The pilot project will take place in a branch of Jumbo Foodmarkt Leidsche Rijn in the city of Utrecht. The Dutch postal company has said that more automated parcel lockers will pop up at PostNL points across the Netherlands in the future. The robotic click & collect solution, installed by Dujardin Remmers, Cleveron's official distributor in the Benelux, marks a new direction of last-mile solutions for PostNL.

Cleveron 403 represents a new generation of automated parcel lockers. PostNL’s customers can pick up their parcels contactless and conveniently, without needing a store associate's assistance. The customer will receive a pickup code with a text or email, scan the code at the Cleveron 403 and get their order in seconds. Customers can also send parcels themselves via the automated parcel locker.

PostNL has said that the new service helps the company better serve their customers, as consumer trends have shown that people want more convenience and speed when picking up their parcels. The Cleveron 403 robotic parcel locker is located in a Jumbo supermarket, so the convenient location is a significant contributor to creating halo sales. Jean-Luc Otten, Business Development Manager at PostNL Retail, said in a statement: "I'm really proud that PostNL is following in the footsteps of some leading retailers by using this great robotic technology to dispense and collect high volumes of parcels."

Cleveron 403 is a parcel robot specifically designed for smaller format stores. Its compact size and affordable price makes this robotics-based click and collect solution an effective alternative to manual parcel handout and traditional lockers. Cleveron 403 has a smart storage system, which places the parcels inside the machine according to their height, maximising storage space. With Cleveron 403, the parcel insertion and pickup are completed through one user console, making the loading process quicker for the courier, and offers a convenient customer experience for the end-user.

The automated parcel locker will be installed by Dujardin Remmers, Cleveron's representative in the Benelux region. In addition to sales, Dujardin Remmers offers maintenance and after-sales services for Cleveron's products in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

PostNL is a Dutch postal and parcel corporation with over 200 years of mail delivery experience. The postal service provider operates in the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Belgium and the United Kingdom. One of the most prominent e-commerce players like Bol.com, Coolblue and Amazon depend on PostNL's parcel network to deliver products to their customers.

Cleveron is the leading provider of innovative last-mile solutions, known for its reliability and extensive product portfolio. The Estonian-based technology company has created market-disrupting parcel lockers and robots for over 13 years, and Cleveron's solutions can be found in more than 30 countries. The company has partnered with the world's leading retailers and grocers such as Walmart, Zara, Albertsons and Falabella.

Original article published on 10.03.2021 by PostNL. 

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