Package tracking isn’t just a tool that people use when their package is lost anymore - millions of people across the country are actively tracking the exact location of their package every single day. For many, however, the tracking doesn’t end when the carrier is done - apartment complexes and dorms still face the issue of ensuring that packages are properly handled once they arrive on-site.
Most companies think branding is for giants like Apple and Google. After all, these tech monsters yield a combined $270 billion in value from their efforts. All the result of a well-coordinated branding effort that includes frequently focused messaging and a consistent visual presence at every touch point.
If there’s one thing all property managers have in common, it’s that they all have to find ways to do a LOT more for a LOT less. That means when it comes to technology, it’s about prioritizing what tools can truly be game changers.
SMS marketing is quickly becoming a necessary part of business for almost every vertical (including property management), and for good reason. In recent years, text messaging has proven itself to be a superior communication platform.
New York University (Residential Life & Housing Services) has just logged their one millionth package into Notifii Track. We've developed a fun infographic to celebrate this monumental milestone.
The days of clipboards and binders being used to log and manage packages, are done. These old methods for logging packages, notifying residents and even worse, finding the space to store a backlog of boxes, are no longer logistically viable.
A traditional package log binder might worked in the past when you get one or two packages a day. Now that you are getting dozens of packages a day, you need something better...
85% of the global population own a mobile phone, 97% send a text at least once a day and those who’ve received a text open it 98% of the time. With statistics like that, it’s obvious that texting is a preferred mode of communication.
With 88 percent of residents preferring to communicate via email and 90 percent of text messages being read within 3 minutes of delivery, property managers can no longer ignore the fact that these are now mainstream expectation on how a resident prefers to communicate.
In the past, software was something you buy. It literally came in a big box with installation guides, instructional manuals, and one or two CDs. Today, software is primarily cloud-based (no more CDs in a box) and sold as 'software-as-a-service'.
The answer is NO, not all packages have tracking numbers. But from a mailroom supervisor's perspective, you still need a way to track those packages.
A lot of apartment properties still manage resident packages the manual way, with a clipboard and pen. While that may have worked in the past, here are ten signs you need to upgrade to a better package management system.