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Success Story: Spokane County Jail

in Case Studies, Correctional Facilities, Installations

Many short-term correctional facilities have limited space, making it challenging to secure offenders’ personal belongings on-site. Because of this issue, officers often need to take on tedious tasks like transporting personal items to a secure location and supervising offender and family member pickups. Such was the case for Spokane County’s facility. But Sergeant Gigi Parker of Spokane County Detention Services … Read More

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Home / Resources / BOPIS Is the New Normal: 5 Reasons to Adopt This Essential Service

BOPIS Is the New Normal: 5 Reasons to Adopt This Essential Service

in Retail

Over the past year, many consumers grew accustomed to limiting their shopping trips and turning to e-commerce to purchase groceries and other necessities. To accommodate their customers who preferred online shopping’s convenience and safety, retailers quickly rolled out buy online, pick up in-store (BOPIS) services.  BOPIS soon became a determiner of store success — customer use of in-store pickup services … Read More

Home / Resources / Smiota’s Top 5 Articles of 2020

Smiota’s Top 5 Articles of 2020

in Commercial Building Development, Corporate Facilities Management, Libraries, Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management, Package Management Systems, Retail, Student Housing Management, Supply Chain Management

With the COVID-19 pandemic on everyone’s minds in 2020, smart lockers became a more critical feature in offices, housing, and retail. They also entered new territories, providing a contactless way for communities to protect their workers, deliver resources, and so much more.  Our most-read articles from 2020 capture a year of challenges, changes, and opportunities. #1 Smart Lockers Provide Safe, … Read More

Home / Resources / Smiota Installs Smart Lockers at Wilmington Public Library

Smiota Installs Smart Lockers at Wilmington Public Library

in Libraries

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, organizations of all types and sizes are coming up with creative ways to serve their patrons — including libraries. And one way to keep people safe, facilitate contactless transactions, and promote social distancing is to implement smart lockers, a project Wilmington Public Library in Wilmington, Illinois, has recently completed.  The library, which has been … Read More

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Home / Resources / [Webinar] Streamline Your Supply Chain With Smart Lockers

[Webinar] Streamline Your Supply Chain With Smart Lockers

in Supply Chain Management

The accelerated adoption of smart lockers has driven businesses to think about how the technology can do more than facilitate package delivery. In this webinar, Waheed Rasheed and Larry Dorf from Smiota discuss how two companies have streamlined processes and increased efficiency in their supply chains by implementing smart lockers.  Inefficiencies in the supply chain  Supply chain management is complex … Read More

Home / Resources / The Impact of Smart Parcel Lockers on Campus: Pre- and Post- COVID-19 

The Impact of Smart Parcel Lockers on Campus: Pre- and Post- COVID-19 

in Student Housing Management

College campuses are seeking creative solutions to help keep students and staff safe, which has expedited the adoption of contactless technology like smart lockers. In our recent Q&A-style webinar, higher education consultant Warren Porter discussed his experiences with implementing package lockers on campus and how industry leaders are coping with challenges brought on by COVID-19.  In case you missed it, … Read More

Home / Resources / These Touchless Technologies Are Shaping the Office of Tomorrow

These Touchless Technologies Are Shaping the Office of Tomorrow

in Commercial Building Development, Corporate Facilities Management

This year we’ve seen rapid adoption and evolution of technology to support safe and healthy work environments. A major goal of all this innovation is to create a contact-free experience that  allows users to avoid interacting closely with others and touching shared surfaces. Think about how many contact points employees encounter from car to cubicle — the doors they enter, … Read More

Home / Resources / Enhance the Employee Experience With These Smart Tech Tools

Enhance the Employee Experience With These Smart Tech Tools

in Corporate Facilities Management

It’s no secret that technology is the key to thriving in an ever-changing world. And 2020 has been a year of rapid technology adoption across industries.  This year has also shifted the expectations of employees. Whether they’re still working remotely on occasion or have returned to the office full-time, health, safety, and convenience are at the top of their minds. … Read More

Home / Resources / 5 Solutions to Ease Remote Work Challenges

5 Solutions to Ease Remote Work Challenges

in Corporate Facilities Management

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

in Corporate Facilities Management, Supply Chain Management

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