Photo-Location: Friedrichstraße station
Friedrichstraße station is a popular stop for tourists due to its proximity to the Unter den Linden boulevard, the Brandenburg Gate and the government district. It obtained fame for being a station located entirely in East Berlin, while still being serviced by trains from West Berlin.
Lockbox – Berlin Startup for Simple Deliveries to the Doorstep
The Lockbox idea took shape in 2013 in Berlin, when Thomas had rushed home once again in order to receive a delivery in person. Waiting for the delivery guy to show up, he thought of a better way: Why not simply lock deliveries to the doorstep? With this idea in mind and a basic concept, he and Daniel started developing the Lockbox system. The company was founded in May 2013, the first test deliveries took place in April 2014. The logistics startup received seed funding in November 2014 from the High-Tech-Gründerfonds. The system is now patented, Lockbox has made more than 2500 deliveries and the company is operational in 5 cities in Germany. Looking ahead, Lockbox is planning to expand its service Germany-wide to all major cities in 2016. In order to do so, the startup is currently working on closing a series-A funding round.
Link to Startup-Website: www.lockboxsystem.com
Our partner site HEY STARTUPS has visited Lockbox in their office. Here´s the video:
Berlin based Logistics Startup Lockbox is a convenient way to receive parcels, beverages and food deliveries at home. Lockbox frees from having to pick up packages somewhere or wait at home for delivery. Lockbox allows shippers to deliver the shopping to the customer or having to be at home to receive them. With their system, the shipper attaches the Lockbox with the goods to a pre-installed anchor, protruding from under the front door. In other words, the shopping waits on the doorstep for the client. That´s wha the company describes the product as a “temporary packing station at the front door”. Customers get a robust transport box that can be attached to the front door with customized metal hooks. The box can be opened without a PIN or key and the supply is secured to the hook.