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New Mail Delivery Robot Debuts

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Deutsche Post has selected the German town of Bad Hersfeld as its test site for a robot to accompany mail deliverers on their routes and carry their mail items. The project was announced at a joint press conference between the mayor of Thomas Fehling, and Jürgen Gerdes, CEO of the Post – eCommerce – Parcel division at Deutsche Post DHL Group. Residents of two delivery districts in Bad Hersfeld can immediately expect to start seeing the self-propelled electric “PostBOT” accompanying the mail carrier. The robot can carry up to six post trays, relieving carriers of their heavy loads … (click to read more)