Workplace Lockers – Our world is moving past the notion of offices being critical for employee productivity. The latest studies would have one believe that it’s not about the place of work at all. Instead, employee productivity is rapidly becoming a function of ‘Comfort and Flexibility’. Corporate mailrooms have always been a barrier to such ease and mobility. About 25% office managers suggest that mismanaged mailrooms cause more business harm than absenteeism or maintenance downtime at the workplace. Corporate Mailroom Lockers offer them a unique opportunity to help the employees yield productive operational outcomes.
Why Offices Should Automate Mailrooms?
It’s proven that the way mail moves across the office floor plays a key role in deciding how operational fluidity influences employee productivity. Mailroom, Front Desk, Shared Facilities often amount to 10% to 20% of personnel driven experiences in an organization. These personnel experiences provide the necessary collaboration and coordination at a workplace.
Automating mailrooms and workplace lockers ensures that employees do not suffer from common process noises (distractions, lack of space, safety, sanitization) that they are used to at traditional offices. It not only improves peer-to-peer exchange of official correspondence but also projects the workplace as a dependable zone of work-life balance.
Better Mailroom Management allows them to stay free of mundane hassles of package drop, retrieval, availability, time constraints. For an employer it ensures trackable movement of assets, less rework, staff optimization, operational cost benefits and more. Let us explain how employees perceive Staff Lockers and ‘Delivery at Work’ nowadays.
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Delivery at Work and Automated Workplace Lockers
Need for Safer Mailrooms and Employee Engagement
Clutch Survey 2020 reports that limited open spaces (39%), ergonomic barriers (31%), lack of privacy (48%), builds a sense of insecurity among employees (recorded 88%), reduces their engagement and therefore their productivity.
Employees seek Private Office Spaces to access their personal and official deliveries at convenience, just as they would ‘at home’. Additionally, they expect greater space per office floor to execute regular business processes with the required mobility and transparency.
Mailroom Automation solutions powered by Electronic Workplace Lockers, help office managers to manage mailroom crowd, privacy, wait time, and queue length at one stroke. That leaves employees with a relative sense of ‘home-like safety’ and helps them clock business hours more willingly and efficiently.
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Perks of Ordering to Work – Better than Home Delivery
Australian, US and employees of 50 other countries have agreed – that they need their ‘deliveries more at work and less at home’. Half of the employees surveyed by a Supply Chain Think Tank confirm that they order to ‘deliver at work’ just to avoid porch theft, missed deliveries, and package handling defects.
|Top Home Delivery Challenges||Solutions offered by Workplace Delivery|
|Porch Piracy or Porch Theft||Office Surveillance and Security Benefits|
|Missed Deliveries||24/7 Front Desk Operations|
|Package Handling Losses||Safe On-Campus Parcel Storage|
|Un-Announced or Surprise Deliveries||Instant Delivery Notifications over Official Channels|
|Non-Customized Returns Availability||Reception Drop Offs|
With more millennials at work, ordering at least 3 packages a week online (MHD Supply Chain Survey 2020), ‘delivery at work’ is only going to rise. The efficient solution – Outdoor Workplace Lockers.
Powered by enterprise grade security parameters and weather-proof hardware, these self-service mail center hubs offer a unique workplace perk to employees. With more first attempt deliveries, two-step authorized package access, and customized delivery notifications; corporate offices can streamline personal deliveries to work and even their own mailrooms.
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Workplace Lockers and Perceived Home Delivery
Many employees expect their organizations to treat their deliveries as they would a Home Delivery. Two-Thirds of surveyed employees surveyed expect their offices – scan, sort, or in a relatively recent context have them isolated or sanitized – before they reach their desk.
With Automated Lockers businesses can utilize auto-generated two-way notifications and app-based authentication to ensure a self-service culture that saves staff time and ensures a perceived home delivery experience for employees.
Not only that, but offices could program preset isolation time for every package, maintain temperature-controlled workplace lockers for special deliveries, utilize mail terminal scheduling to reduce rush time operations, and optimize holding costs at mailrooms.
Finding Home at Office with Workplace Lockers
It’s very easy to create a home-like environment at offices nowadays. Office Managers just need to identify the patterns in employee behavior. As some multi-tenant corporate buildings and coworking spaces move towards value-added establishments like office malls, corporate recreational centers, and more; automated workplace lockers are not going to be just tools of mailroom management. Carrier Agnostic Smart Lockers can be used as Click and Collect Hubs or even Contactless Laundry Lockers to elevate the employee experience at different levels. For now, as the corporate divide of ‘work from home’ vs. ‘work from office’ settles; let Corporate Lockers help your employees make the decision faster and easier.