The Startups Helping Apartment Owners Tackle The Package Problem

We could blame it on Amazon Prime. Or we could just chalk it up to the growing e-commerce trade with Walmart and now Kroger edging into the delivery space. Whichever route we take, apartments big and small have a package problem. Let’s go ahead and blame it on Amazon Prime. If you are in the multifamily business either as an investor or manager, you know about the onslaught of packages and the problems they are causing.

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The seasonal package surge isn't limited to pre-holiday shopping. In the past two years, Fetch communities have continued to see a higher-than-average number of packages in the first quarter as residents take advantage of their gift cards and returns/exchanges. While multifamily properties likely don't have enough time or space to install physical package solutions to accommodate the seasonal delivery increase, they do have time to implement Fetch. Fetch receives and stores residents' packages offsite and coordinates with residents to schedule direct-to-door delivery, even on the same day.
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