A local shop or retail outlet that offers parcel pick up and drop off service as part of a wider network of PUDO points is known as a PickUp and DropOff location. This service enables parcels to be picked up or dropped off at locations where a trusted member of the network receives them. Locker banks, convenience stores, and parcel shops are good examples of PUDO locations.
The rise in home deliveries since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has put increased pressure on stock and delivery capacity. PUDOs frees up home delivery slots for those who need it. They enable under-pressure retailers to help customers access online shopping without long waiting periods. Today, many retail outlets are working on creating PUDOs locations like Buy Online Pick Up In Store collection points.
The biggest last-mile challenges facing the logistics industry are: failed deliveries and missed deliveries. 40 million deliveries fail on the first attempt in the UK.- UK Delivery Index Report, 2019.read story
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