6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft

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When you order something online, you expect the package to arrive safely, right? Well, according to the statistics, there’s actually a good chance that your deliveries could get swiped by “porch pirates.” Here’s what the numbers have to say. Nearly one-third of Americans have had a package stolen off their front porch. One in three. 33%. Three people out of … Read More

Apartment Amenities You’re Guaranteed to Notice in 2018

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Swimming pools and treadmills aren’t enough to attract desirable tenants anymore. With so many young people choosing to rent over buying a house, multifamily building owners will have to step up their game. Amenities that will gain more popularity over the next few years will focus on technology, security, and a sense of community, so don’t be surprised if you … Read More

Renters Are Ready for Meal Kit Delivery, But Is Your Building?

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Meal kit

The meal kit industry is booming. In fact, the meal kit industry’s revenue is projected to grow to over $10 billion in 2020 according to Statista. With that kind of rapid growth, you’ll undoubtedly be seeing HelloFresh and Blue Apron packages show up in your mailroom more frequently. And here’s the thing: no facility that caters to a younger demographic … Read More

Success Story: University of Nevada Las Vegas

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When’s the last time you were able to give your student workers an immediate raise? That’s exactly what happened at the University of Nevada Las Vegas after they installed Smiota’s package delivery system in their residence halls. Streamlining their package management system doesn’t just save UNLV money. It saves their residence hall staff time, too, so they can focus on … Read More

Student Housing Upgrades Guaranteed to Impress (Without Breaking the Bank)

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Students in Kitchen

Your incoming freshmen might be dreaming of living in luxury. But unless you have a bottomless pocketbook, chances are installing a swimming pool in the courtyard or supplying Tempur-Pedic mattresses for all isn’t high on the priority list. Room and board can cost students upwards of $9,000 per year at a public university. And often the amenities just don’t match … Read More

7 Things to Look for in a Package Management System

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You’ve decided to automate your package delivery to handle your mailroom chaos. Excellent choice. Now it’s time to choose which system is right for you. You’ll probably be meeting with several sales reps, so we put together this article as a quick read on some things to look for as you learn about the different package management systems available. Take … Read More

Why Choose Smiota Package Management System?

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Smiota's Package Management Solution

So, you’ve decided to automate the package management process at your building. Excellent decision — your staff and your residents will thank you for it! Package management systems are relatively new, so there aren’t a large number of options, but there are a few. Here, we identify some of the features (and red flags) to look for when assessing package … Read More

Package Management Systems: Hassle-Free Package Delivery for Multifamily Buildings, Student Residences, and More

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Refrigerated locker

Do any of these sound familiar? These are common occurrences anywhere many people receive packages — multifamily buildings, student residences, and so on. And they’re likely to become even more prevalent as the online shopping craze continues to grow. A package management system can help building managers handle deliveries accurately and efficiently while taking the burden off of their front … Read More