[Tagging] Parcel box tagging

John Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Fri Oct 16 16:58:04 UTC 2015

Is this a store or kiosk, with staff present, or are the packing materials 
sold via a vending machine?

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot 
drive out hate; only love can do that." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

On October 6, 2015 11:43:37 PM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7/10/2015 2:21 PM, Marc Gemis wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 12:57 AM, André Pirard
>> <a.pirard.papou at gmail.com <mailto:a.pirard.papou at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     On 2015-10-07 00:43, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote :
>>>     sent from a phone
>>     You are excused ;-)
>>>>     Am 06.10.2015 um 23:31 schrieb Daniel Koć<daniel at koć.pl> 
>>>>     <mailto:daniel at ko%C4%87.pl>:
>>>>     In my opinion having popular amenity type only for one country
>>>     it's not about the country, it's about the system I guess. Some time ago I 
>>>     spotted a DHL Packstation at the main station in Rome, so they're not 
>>>     limited to Germany. I agree this definition is not nice, and using a brand 
>>>     name as amenity value is not nice.
>>     cc: Marc Gemis has spotted in Belgium and discussed on talk-be@
>>     similar boxes that have nothing to do with DHL, Germany or other
>>     countries, pure Belgian (no beer, no chips inside, though).
>>     Cheers
>>  The one that I saw in Belgium is a personal "mailbox" for parcels in
>> front of your house. Those are an alternative to your traditional
>> mailbox, but are big enough to accept parcels and operated by
>> keycode/smartphone
> The ones becoming available here in Australia are for large parcels 
> delivered to your home.
> IIRC They have a key that can be opened by the post office people to place 
> the parcel/s, and another key for yourself to retrieve the parcel.
> They are purchased by the home owner so that things like ebay purchases can 
> be left without having to go back to the post office to get them.
>> The ones that are mentioned here places where more than one person can
>> bring parcels to be send, not ?
> They are a source of packing materials (satchels, boxes, tape) that can be 
> used to enclose your parcel before it is sent.
> There may be an attached mailing box suitable for the parcels, with some 
> way for paying for the postage.
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