Home / Resources / 10 Unconventional Ways to Use Package Lockers

10 Unconventional Ways to Use Package Lockers

in Package Management Systems

We’ve written extensively about how package lockers prevent package theft, streamline BOPIS services, and simplify mailroom management. But smart lockers aren’t just for packages and e-commerce orders.  A multitude of businesses and buildings can benefit from smart lockers, even if they’re not using them for package delivery. Let’s take a look at several alternative uses for package lockers you may … Read More

Home / Resources / Ways to Promote Social Distancing When Reopening Your Business

Ways to Promote Social Distancing When Reopening Your Business

in Corporate Facilities Management, Retail

When it comes time to reopen your restaurant or store, it probably won’t look like business as usual. The pandemic has prompted business owners to put some safety precautions in place to prevent the spread of disease. So even though doors are starting to open, practices like stringent sanitation and social distancing aren’t going anywhere. To help retail and dining … Read More

Home / Resources / Prioritize Tenant Safety With Contactless Delivery for Multifamily Buildings

Prioritize Tenant Safety With Contactless Delivery for Multifamily Buildings

in Multifamily Property Management

Faced with uncertain times, multifamily residents are spending more time at home. To minimize their in-store shopping trips, many consumers are buying the bulk of their food, household essentials, and other supplies online.  This is evident by the fact that, as of April 21, e-commerce orders have experienced a 129% year-over-year growth in North America. And UPS delivered 19% more … Read More

Home / Resources / How Smart Lockers Provide More Flexibility for Businesses

How Smart Lockers Provide More Flexibility for Businesses

in Commercial Building Development

Dozens, if not hundreds, of packages come and go from office buildings each day, sometimes more than the mailroom staff and infrastructure can bear. The result is that building resources are constrained by the effort to keep up with incoming and outgoing deliveries. Thankfully, there are ways to overcome the struggle of package management and add more flexibility to commercial … Read More

Home / Resources / Put Safety First with Package Lockers for Businesses

Put Safety First with Package Lockers for Businesses

in Commercial Building Development

Safety is essential to employee engagement and productivity. Those who feel like their workplace is susceptible to dangers aren’t going to feel comfortable being there for eight or more hours a day.  On the other hand, a protected building fosters a more positive atmosphere — employees aren’t worried about their safety or that of their belongings.  Several tools, actions, and … Read More

Home / Resources / Success Story: Saving Staff from Package Pressures

Success Story: Saving Staff from Package Pressures

in Case Studies

The Smiota package automation system saved one company 16 hours a day in mailroom staff time. That amounts to an annual savings of about $76,800.  When you have over 10,000 employees receiving and sending packages on a daily basis, antiquated package management strategies don’t cut it. Manually transporting, scanning, and delivering each package is time-consuming and exhausting for mailroom employees, … Read More

Home / Resources / Which Modern Corporate Technologies Are Worth the Investment?

Which Modern Corporate Technologies Are Worth the Investment?

in Corporate Facilities Management

If you have the right technology on your side, you’ll be rewarded with significant savings and profits. But there’s no shortage of technologies out there, and it can be overwhelming to wade through all the options and find the best investments for your commercial facility.  Here are some tips for selecting the ideal tech for your property and determining what … Read More

Home / Resources / Cut Costs and Stretch Savings with Automated Smart Package Lockers

Cut Costs and Stretch Savings with Automated Smart Package Lockers

in Package Management Systems

Ten years ago, a simple mailroom was enough to handle incoming packages. But e-commerce has grown exponentially since then, driving package volumes to levels beyond the capacity of traditional mailrooms.  Receiving, logging, sorting, and distributing all those packages requires significant space and staff time. For buildings that don’t have dedicated mailroom staff, that could mean that property administrators are constantly … Read More

Home / Resources / Smart Lockers Provide Safe, Contactless Delivery to Help Stop the Spread of Pathogens

Smart Lockers Provide Safe, Contactless Delivery to Help Stop the Spread of Pathogens

in Package Management Systems

E-commerce offers consumers a major advantage — it saves shoppers a trip to the store. However, without a means to reduce person-to-person contact and interaction with contaminated surfaces, package deliveries still come with some risks. That’s where smart package lockers come in. Smart lockers offer a no-contact solution that minimizes recipient, mailroom staff, and courier exposure to pathogens and allows … Read More

Home / Resources / COVID-19 Update From Smiota

COVID-19 Update From Smiota

in Corporate News

First and foremost, I hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe during this difficult time. The Smiota team is closely monitoring news about the global spread of COVID-19, and we realize the impact the pandemic is having on everyone’s daily lives. Now more than ever, it’s important to receive the support you need from the brands you … Read More