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Japan to subsidize pickup lockers to reduce parcel deliveries

Online shopping, shrinking workforce pushing logistics industry to the limit

Public funds will help pay for parcel pickup lockers to help cut down on unnecessary redeliveries.

TOKYO -- With the boom in internet shopping imposing a heavy burden on Japanese logistics providers, the government will start subsidizing the installation of pickup lockers at train stations and convenience stores, with an eye toward reducing repeat delivery runs.

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