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 / 5 Workplace Amenities That Boost Property Profitability

5 Workplace Amenities That Boost Property Profitability

in Commercial Building Development, Corporate Facilities Management

There are a lot of office amenities that are nice to have — like fitness centers and rooftop gardens — but only some are worth paying more to rent.  Corporate tenants who are keeping their budgets in mind will prioritize properties with practical amenities. They’ll weigh the benefits of what will improve the workplace experience for their employees versus the … Read More

Home / Resources / Prevent Facilities Staff Turnover With These Retention Strategies

Prevent Facilities Staff Turnover With These Retention Strategies

in Corporate Facilities Management

Employee turnover can be a colossal issue for facilities managers. It can take several months before new employees reach the same productivity, engagement, and skill levels of their predecessors. And during training, they could be slowing down the growth of the company and drawing other staff members away from their work to help.  There’s also a high financial cost associated … Read More

Home / Resources / Save Hours Each Week by Automating These Five Facility Management Tasks

Save Hours Each Week by Automating These Five Facility Management Tasks

in Corporate Facilities Management

It can be challenging to pursue big-picture projects in facility management when your team is bogged down with everyday responsibilities. Routine, repetitive tasks like processing payments, maintaining rooms and common areas, and monitoring security can take up a lot of staff time.  Fortunately, these are also the most suitable types of tasks for automation, thanks to today’s technology. So if … Read More

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Home / Resources / Introducing Smiota Service: Helping You Efficiently Manage Daily Facility Operations

Introducing Smiota Service: Helping You Efficiently Manage Daily Facility Operations

in Corporate News

Managing day-to-day business operations can be an overwhelming task. So the last thing you need to be thinking about is whether or not your building’s rooms, offices, and meeting spaces are clean and ready for the day ahead.  That’s why Smiota developed Smiota Service, a software solution aimed at improving operational efficiency at the workplace by managing operations and maintenance … Read More

Home / Resources / Seamlessly Manage Mail and Package Delivery with Smiota Mailroom Software

Seamlessly Manage Mail and Package Delivery with Smiota Mailroom Software

in Package Management Systems

The daily flood of mail and packages can overwhelm mailrooms and staff, resulting in misplaced, damaged, or stolen deliveries. And that, of course, leads to dissatisfied tenants.  Even if your property doesn’t have the space for package lockers, there’s still a way to organize your mailroom operations — implementing Smiota Mailroom Software. With this tool at their fingertips, mailroom staff … Read More

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Home / Resources / Multifamily Trends to Watch in 2020

Multifamily Trends to Watch in 2020

in Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management

Multifamily housing is in great demand. Occupancy rates were at a record high of 96% in 2019, and we could see as many as one million new renter households entering the market with each new year.  Several factors play into a person’s decision to rent rather than buy, including:   The desire for a flexible city lifestyle Need for community Lack … Read More

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Home / Resources / Smiota’s Top 10 Articles of 2019

Smiota’s Top 10 Articles of 2019

in Commercial Building Development, Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management, Package Management Systems, Package Theft, Retail

This past year, we’ve covered everything from package theft to buy online, pick up in-store (BOPIS) as we delved into why package lockers are a leading solution for retailers, businesses, and property managers. To help you catch up with the headlines, here are our ten most-read articles from 2019. #1. 6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft E-commerce growth has resulted … Read More

Home / Resources / How Building Guests Can Use Smiota’s Smart Lockers for Package Delivery & Securing Personal Items

How Building Guests Can Use Smiota’s Smart Lockers for Package Delivery & Securing Personal Items

in Package Management Systems

Occasionally, the need may arise for visitors of your business or building to use Smiota’s package lockers. They may be looking for a safe place to drop off deliveries or a means of temporarily securing personal items.  Rather than entering these visitors into the system, they can simply register as guest users and gain temporary access to the lockers. And … Read More

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Home / Resources / Head Into the New Year With New Workplace Amenities

Head Into the New Year With New Workplace Amenities

in Commercial Building Development

Thanks to advancements in technology, the way we work is rapidly changing. Remote jobs and flexible positions have popularized co-working spaces and spurred a departure from traditional office designs.  Today’s workplace is becoming an all-inclusive destination, offering features like social and leisure activities, restaurants and cafes, access to the latest technology, and convenient on-site services. To provide this, commercial real … Read More