This startup wants to make deliveries less stressful for apartment dwellers

The e-commerce explosion has flooded apartment buildings with packages,ā€ Patton said. ā€œI saw what a pain it was for the property managers, and that was an eye-opening moment for me.ā€

Now, Patton says, he has a solution. His startup, Fetch, collects the parcels mailed to apartments at off-site warehouses and then delivers them to residents at a scheduled time.

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