Picnic expands into return logistics

Picinc presentation Tech 2019

Dutch pureplay grocer Picnic is running a pilot that allows its customers to return online purchases from many retailers, according to its technology boss.

Dutch pureplay grocer Picnic is running a pilot that allows its customers to return online purchases from many retailers, according to its technology boss.

Speaking at Retail Week’s Tech. festival yesterday, chief technology officer at Picnic, Daniel Gebler said the grocer is working with a local Dutch logistics company in order to run the return process of unwanted clothes from fashion giants like Zalando.

Gebler said the partnership helps bring economies of scale for both businesses – as after making deliveries, Picnic trucks are empty.

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