Home / Resources / 5 Solutions to Ease Remote Work Challenges

5 Solutions to Ease Remote Work Challenges

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Remote work is here to stay.  What started as a temporary measure has become a permanent movement for many businesses. More than half of executives intend to allow their office employees to work from home at least one day a week post-pandemic. And employees prefer the option, too — 72% would welcome the opportunity to continue working out of the … Read More

Home / Resources / Building a Resilient Supply Chain

Building a Resilient Supply Chain

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Recent times have put supply chain integrity and flexibility to the test. Only 21% of supply chain professionals say they already have a resilient network. But that will change — more than half expect to boost their resiliency within the next two or three years.   Having a resilient supply chain allows companies to quickly recover from disruption. Well-equipped businesses can … Read More

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Home / Resources / 5 Transformative Technology Trends for Supply Chain Management

5 Transformative Technology Trends for Supply Chain Management

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Warehouses and distribution centers are proactively integrating technology into their operations, and for good reason. Technology helps supply chain management lower costs, overcome labor shortages, and increase visibility.  Let’s take a look at some of the innovative solutions currently in high demand.  Automation and robotics  Automated solutions are becoming a necessity — increased order volumes and fast delivery expectations make … Read More

Home / Resources / Make Your University Library a Safe Haven for Students Using These Strategies

Make Your University Library a Safe Haven for Students Using These Strategies

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asaT he campus library is not only a trusted source of information but a refuge for college students. It’s where they find guidance, plug into resources, and build their community. University libraries are currently busy preparing for the fall semester. But this year, they will have to navigate a series of limitations for the safety of students and staff.  Here … Read More

Home / Resources / Supercharge Supply Chain Management With Smiota’s Smart Lockers

Supercharge Supply Chain Management With Smiota’s Smart Lockers

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Our smart lockers have many uses, some of which you may never have considered. They’re not just for packages — they’re great for facilitating any transaction that requires safety and efficiency.  But perhaps no industry includes more experts on storing and moving items than supply chain management. Unfortunately, maintaining an extensive supply chain with warehouses is challenging and often not … Read More

Home / Resources / 7 Perks of Bringing Smart Lockers to College Campuses

7 Perks of Bringing Smart Lockers to College Campuses

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Most colleges designed their mailrooms a long time ago. They didn’t know the e-commerce era was on its way and they’d soon face a daily stream of packages.   The good news is that campuses can level up their package management system with a simple solution that doesn’t require a mailroom renovation — smart lockers.  Here are seven of the benefits … Read More

Home / Resources / Support Student Learning From a Distance With These Contactless Strategies

Support Student Learning From a Distance With These Contactless Strategies

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Colleges around the country are gearing up for a safe start to the new school year. Changes are happening across campuses to protect public health, including shifting more coursework to online platforms.  But with more students learning off-campus, can schools still capture the sense of community and support that comes with the traditional college experience? Here are a few ways … Read More

Home / Resources / A Contactless Solution to Strengthen and Secure Retail Supply Chains

A Contactless Solution to Strengthen and Secure Retail Supply Chains

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Inventory often changes hands many times while moving from source to destination — to warehouses, retail locations, and customers. In the new normal, those transactions must happen with minimal person-to-person interaction. At the same time, e-commerce orders have skyrocketed, and customers expect their items to arrive quickly and in perfect condition.   Smart lockers offer employees and customers a reliable way … Read More

Home / Resources / How Package Lockers Help Facilitate No-Contact Onboarding for New Hires

How Package Lockers Help Facilitate No-Contact Onboarding for New Hires

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In today’s new normal, hiring managers are conducting interviews virtually, sending out digital paperwork, and requiring employees to complete online training courses. But what happens when new hires need to visit the office or pick up items required for the job?  Easy to use smart lockers provide safe, contactless transactions to quickly prepare employees for the first day on the … Read More

Home / Resources / A Safe, Smart Start to the New School Year

A Safe, Smart Start to the New School Year

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After a rough first half of the year, a new school semester is a welcome chance for a fresh start. The majority of students (about 90%) are eager to set foot on campus this fall and return to their studies.  But due to financial difficulties, health concerns, and general uncertainties, there will likely be fewer students on campus — experts … Read More