StarRez and Quadient Join Forces to Help Higher Education and Residential Communities Better Manage Package Deliveries
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Written by: Parcel Pending
October 2, 2023
Quadient (Euronext Paris: QDT), a leader in business solutions for meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels and a major global parcel locker operator, announces an integration partnership with StarRez, Inc., a leading global provider of residential experience and student housing software solutions. The collaboration between the two companies integrates Parcel Pending by Quadient smart lockers with the StarRez student resident and property management platform, which supports and enhances the experience of residential communities. The collaboration kicks-off in the U.S. with a focus on higher education student residences.
Quadient smart lockers have been installed at more than 200 higher education campuses across the U.S., helping colleges and universities streamline the delivery of ever-increasing volumes of packages, saving staff time and resources while improving the student experience. StarRez partners with more than 1,300 institutions and organizations globally to empower thriving communities, create modern resident experiences and automate housing operations, from roommate matching to resident self-service, to front desk operations.
“The integration between Quadient and StarRez is a new and exciting partnership that now gives our community access to more efficient ways to manage their package operations for their residents,” said David Meale, president & chief customer officer, at StarRez. “Quadient and StarRez both share a vision to support campus-wide efficiencies through automation, security and scalability, and to ultimately exceed student expectations. StarRez and Quadient’s Parcel Pending smart lockers will help teams deliver an improved and valuable experience for staff and residents.”
Quadient’s Parcel Pending Campus Hub system goes beyond mail services, offering contact-free exchange points on campus for items such as event materials, bookstore merchandise, class and IT equipment, on-campus dining and moving materials. The system provides a full chain of custody for packages and other goods distributed on campus through the lockers, ensuring accountability and transparency.
“With StarRez and Quadient working together, students have access to more services and campus staff benefits from a more streamlined and cohesive experience for resident management,” said Austin Maddox, North America executive vice president, Parcel Locker Solutions, Quadient. “We look forward to exploring new innovations between Quadient and StarRez.”
The installation of Quadient smart lockers at colleges and universities contributes to more than a total of 18,900 Quadient locker installations worldwide in industries ranging from higher education, retail, multifamily and commercial real estate and carriers.
Quadient is the driving force behind the world’s most meaningful customer experiences. By focusing on three key solution areas, Intelligent Communication Automation, Parcel Locker Solutions and Mail-Related Solutions, Quadient helps simplify the connection between people and what matters. Quadient supports hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide in their quest to create relevant, personalized connections and achieve customer experience excellence. Quadient is listed in compartment B of Euronext Paris (QDT) and is part of the CAC® Mid 60 and EnterNext® Tech 40 indices. Quadient shares are eligible for PEA-PME investing.
To find out more about Quadient’s parcel locker solutions, visit https://www.parcelpending.com.
StarRez, Inc. is the global market leader in student housing automation software and residential community management. Managing over 3.5 million beds, the platform positively impacts millions of users from around the world by providing solutions to manage and enhance the resident experience, occupancy, revenue, allocations and more. StarRez is proud to serve a community of operations of all sizes. For more information about StarRez and its offerings, visit www.starrez.com.
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