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Package Concierge In The News

Package Concierge is a Trailblazer

Management personnel needed a better system to manage and log packages for their hundreds of units. Residents needed a more convenient process for package notifications and pick-ups. Fortunately, a solution emerged in 2012 with the launch of Package Concierge, makers of innovative digital package locker systems.

Packages, Parcels and Profit

By Andie Lowenstein, Associate Editor 2014 was a year of futuristic concepts for the parcel industry which sparked a public debate about the practicality of drone delivery. The cyber shopping season noted record-breaking package volumes due to shoppers using mobile devices during retail excursions, free shipping, parcel tracking, and enhanced services

5 Ways to Build a Startup That Lasts

In the fast-paced startup world, it’s easy to fall into the habit of acting quickly rather than thoughtfully. Of course, forward progress is always the goal but not at the expense of building a sustainable business. As you move through the chaotic early days, pay attention to the decisions you make about your product, team and operations; think about how those decisions will impact you not just tomorrow, but five years down the road.

9 of the Most Common Mistakes That Will Tank a Startup

Almost half a million U.S. businesses will die this year. But it doesn't have to be your company, at least if you mitigate the pitfalls that commonly trip young companies. That's according to serial entrepreneur Georgianna W. Oliver, CEO of package locker system company Package Concierge, who says the many mistakes she made prior to the success she's having with her current startup qualify her to give advice on the subject. Here are the mistakes she says companies about to fail most commonly make.

A Solution to One of the Apartment Industry’s Biggest Struggles: Q&A with Package Concierge’s Founde

Internet retail sales in the United States are through the roof as online shoppers are projected to spend $279 billion this year, almost 20 percent increase since 2010. While the convenience of online shopping is a great benefit, package volume is taking a toll on the property management business as staff is tasked with handling, individually logging, sorting, storing and distributing packages every single day.

Misery In The Mailroom: ‘Package Concierge’ Seeks To Change Delivery System

Retrieving packages can often seem like an inconvenient task, especially if one is not able to pick them up during specific mail center hours or is forced to travel across a college campus during treacherous weather conditions. Local startup Package Concierge Inc. is working to solve these problems. The company sells modern steel locker systems to property managers where carriers such as UPS and USPS can seamlessly deliver tenants’ packages and ensure that they are secure for pickup.

Package Locker Industry Lifts Off

With 84 percent of Americans shopping online some or most of the time, and nearly 20 percent doing so at least once or twice a week, this glut of packages is becoming a problem. They clog up concierge desks and leasing offices. Residents constantly contact the leasing office to ask if a package has arrived, and if a package gets misplaced in the process, there is no way of tracking it. These challenges are only going to get worse as online shopping is expected to increase by 25 percent over the next year.