Southwood Realty Company Purchases Packcity Parcel Lockers

Posted on May 22, 2018 By kbormann Share:

Parcel Lockers will save Southwood Realty valuable time and money, while providing an innovative and convenient amenity to residents

BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ProShip would like to announce that Southwood Realty Company, a premier property management company servicing over 70 communities, has chosen Packcity Parcel Lockers to manage resident package deliveries. The parcel lockers, located at two of its properties, Haven at Enka and The Groves at Berry Creek, will allow Southwood Realty Company to save valuable time and money, while providing a convenient service to tenants.

Packcity Intelligent Parcel Lockers are an automated electronic locker system that securely stores packages for easy consumer retrieval. Residents of Haven at Enka and The Groves at Berry Creek who purchase goods online and receive packages will now have a convenient click and collect retrieval system with 24/7 accessibility.

Packcity Parcel Lockers at Southwood RealtySouthwood Realty Company required a non-linear indoor parcel solution due to its lack of package storage with business intelligence reporting tools. ProShip partnered with Mike Briggs, director of construction at Southwood Realty Company, to configure two angled 74-box parcel locker systems. The systems will provide industry-leading reporting to Southwood Realty Company's properties, while ensuring 100% secure package delivery to their residents. The reporting capabilities include locker occupancy, pickup time details, and user reports. [Download the Packcity Parcel Lockers Residential Brochure]

“We look forward to having a comprehensive package retrieval solution that frees up our staff from the time-consuming task of daily parcel management. Our residents will love our newest amenity, the Packcity Parcel Lockers, especially with its offering 24/7 secure package pickup,” said Briggs. “As soon as I saw the Packcity Parcel Lockers at the National Apartment Association trade show, I knew it was the right solution for what we wanted to accomplish. Our current and prospective tenants receive an innovative convenience while we save time and reduce package handling hassles.”

“We are delighted to begin our partnership with Southwood Realty Company,” said Gaven Rolfe, director of sales for Packcity Parcel Lockers. “Every year, the number of delivered parcels increases as online shopping continues to surge, growing 17 percent to 28 percent annually. Packcity Parcel Lockers are the perfect fit for any residential community and will provide a convenience for their tenants while streamlining the sorting and distribution of packages.”

About Proship, Inc.

ProShip, Inc., a Neopost company, is a global provider of logistics software and product solutions, including enterprise-wide, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software, automated packing solutions and intelligent parcel lockers. ProShip’s reputation for quality is backed by decades of IT and supply chain expertise. From packing to shipping to delivery, ProShip’s powerful solutions enable goods to be delivered faster, more efficiently, and more cost-effectively than ever before. We’re beyond the box, your business should be too. For more information, please visit ProShip’s website and follow the company on LinkedIn.

About Southwood Realty Company

Southwood Realty Company is a premier property management company. With locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia, Southwood Realty has experienced tremendous growth with over 70 communities served by more than 500 employees. Southwood Realty continues to expand by constructing new apartment communities and through the acquisition of existing properties. They are a privately-owned corporation headquartered in Gastonia, NC.For more information, please visit Southwood Realty Company’s website.

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