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Interview with Melody Akhtari: Creating Magical Package Delivery Solutions

Posted by Luxer One
on Jun 3, 2019 8:40:41 AM

In 2011, Amazon introduced TV & movie streaming as part of its Prime subscription service. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this boosted Prime subscriptions, boosting Amazon sales, and creating a boom in package deliveries. Today, nearly 47% of package deliveries come from Amazon! In multi-family and mixed-use buildings, this created a huge problem.

 

Melody Akhtari, Director of Marketing & Communications at Luxer One, says that what started as a front desk courtesy in these properties is now a major headache. Luxer One has the solution.

 

In this episode of The Future of Living Podcast, Blake Miller and Melody discuss:

Read the interview transcript below, or listen to the original 25-minute podcast here.

 

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Topics: Insider, Package Delivery, Property Management, Package Management, Package Lockers, Tips, Technology, Interview, FirstLookResidential

5 Record-Breaking 2018 Holiday Package Statistics

Posted by Luxer One
on Dec 10, 2018 5:59:57 PM

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. 

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Topics: Package Delivery, Luxer One, Holiday, Property Management, Package Management, Package Lockers

No More Porch Pirates! The Best Way to Thwart Package Theft

Posted by Luxer One
on Feb 12, 2018 3:29:06 PM

There’s something uniquely frustrating about having a package stolen right off your doorstep, and it’s an alarmingly common problem. With year-over-year package delivery on the rise (an estimated 20% increase every year), packages are becoming an even more enticing target for “porch pirates”.

CNBC explores how shoppers and residents are seeking ways to protect their packages from these porch pirates, and many are turning to package lockers. Check out their take on the issue below. 

 

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Topics: Package Delivery, Luxer One, Package Lockers, Security, Safety & Security, FirstLookRetail, FirstLookOffice, FirstLookMailCenter

Resident Perspective: "Putting the 'Luxe' in Luxury Loft Living!"

Posted by Luxer One
on Mar 21, 2017 4:01:27 PM

One of the key benefits of an automated package management system is that your residents are going to be happier living in your apartment complex than before. Happy residents make for a successful multifamily property; boost resident satisfaction, and you improve retention rates, garner positive online reviews, and make managing your property a more enjoyable experience overall.

So what do residents actually think of a package locker system?

Check out this firsthand account (complete with a cameo from her pup!) from a resident at The Lofts of Merchants Row, which installed a new Luxer Lockers system in 2017.

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Topics: Package Delivery, Luxer One, Package Lockers

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