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Plans for nationwide locker system for easier and cheaper parcel deliveries: Tharman

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A new government initiative will bring about a nationwide system of lockers from which the public can retrieve small parcels ordered through ecommerce, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced on Tuesday (April 26).

[SINGAPORE] A new government initiative will bring about a nationwide system of lockers from which the public can retrieve small parcels ordered through ecommerce, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced on Tuesday (April 26).

This would make the last mile delivery of parcels easier, he said. Door-to-door deliveries are difficult to perform and add to the cost of delivery, which consumers end up paying for, he noted.

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