50. Million. Packages.
Following a trend that has lasted more than a decade and shows no sign of slowing down, holiday shopping online has hit record highs this year - as brick-and-mortar sales continue to decline. This affects property managers at multifamily residences, as well as shoppers waiting for their holiday gifts to arrive.
By accepting over 48 million packages this year, we've learned a lot. We want to shed some light on how these increasing numbers affect the world of package delivery, and prepare everyone on what's yet to come for the rest of December. In this article, we cover four shocking statistics on online shopping, package deliveries, and Luxer One for the holiday season of 2019.
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This year, shoppers smashed previous records for Black Friday and Cyber Monday spending, with over $7.9 billion spent online. As a result, multifamily properties have been bracing for the millions of package deliveries following in their wake. The dust has settled from Black Friday, and we've pulled a snapshot of package delivery statistics from thousands of Luxer One systems across the United States. These stats shed light on the aftermath of “the largest online shopping day in US history”, and paint a picture of the unique package management challenges apartment communities face every December.
Package delivery volume skyrockets during the holiday season, and parcel carriers have their work cut out for them. Companies like USPS, FedEx, UPS, and Amazon rise to the challenge by hiring seasonal drivers to keep up with the massive amount of deliveries.
Here are 4 tips to help make the delivery process as smooth as possible during this hectic, high-volume time of year.
Your residents receive more packages during the winter holidays than any other time of year. Here are 5 tips to help them pick up their deliveries faster, make sure they never miss a package, and to spread the joy and excitement of the holiday season.
The holidays are a crazy time for package delivery. With the rush to order presents for friends and family, it's no surprise that the amount of deliveries increases.
This year, "increase" is putting it lightly.
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As the days get colder, and you start to see your breath in the air, give your residents an extra reason to emerge from their cozy apartments.
The extra mile that you go to create memorable holiday experiences can go a long way toward making your residents happy!
The holiday season is a perfect time to strengthen the bonds of your community with a bit of festive cheer!
Creating the right ambiance is a simple way to put your residents in high spirits. Set the holiday mood with the sights, smells, and tastes of the season.
So, how do you create those warm, fuzzy feelings?