MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1Course #: IM375Title: Package Tracking Systems - Not Just for Packages A...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Speaker Background• Package Tracking Solution Expansion• If You Don’t ...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• 20+ Years in software andmailing industry• Joined SCLogic in 1999• Tir...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Mission specific• PC’s became electronic clipboards• Limited options i...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• New technology• Handheld devices evolved• Software technologyupdates• ...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Key considerations– Draft mission specific requirements– Other departm...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Reduce or eliminate paper• Cut costs• Speed delivery• Reduce lost pack...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1Available Options
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• No outside software• Security concerns–Data should be encrypted using ...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Handheld devices are a problem– Contain proprietary data• Wi-Fi enable...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Scalable solution that meets new requirements• Consolidate other depar...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Unique items being tracked include:– Accountable mail– Ballot boxes– G...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Unique items being tracked include:– Files– Furniture– Lab samples– Pa...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Old system still works• Life expectancy of hardware• Support for old s...
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1Questions• It’s all about leveraging technology
MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1Speaker Contact Information• Bruce E. Little• Vice President, SCLogic• P...
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Package Tracking Systems Are Not Just for Packages Anymore

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Most major mail centers use barcode tracking systems for tracking mail and packages, but there are many other uses of these systems that are often underutilized. SCLogic will outline a series of case studies where corporations, government agencies and universities use barcode solutions to efficiently track files, gas cylinders, visitors, and assets.

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  • Typically Mission Specific – Why? Migration from Paper to PC PC’s became Electronic Clipboards Options in the Marketplace were limited making solution choices easy Consolidation of Mail, Print, Receiving Keeping Track of More Stuff to More Places on Campus
  • What Happened?? – Technology Hand Held Devices Evolved 3 Ways to move data Batch (Cradle) Wi-Fi Cellular Data (WAN) Software Technology evolved Email Notification, Text Notification, Kiosks The Web Technology evolved
  • Key Considerations Draft Mission Specific Requirements for Mail Services Be Aware of Other Departments Logistical Requirements Outside of Mail Services, i.e., Print Shop, A/V etc. Engage IT Early on in the Process Great Way to Share System Cost Between Departments
  • cloud computing definition is using web applications and/or server services that you pay to access rather than software or hardware that you buy and install.
  • No outside software What Are They Concerned About? Viruses! Security Concerns What Are They Concerned About? Hackers Getting Into the Network! All Data Should be Encrypted Using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Technology Subscription or Perpetual License? Subscription License Just Like A Magazine Subscription – Valid For A Set Time Period Perpetual License – You Own It! OpEx vs. CapEx
  • Handheld Devices Are A Problem Why? Because They Contain Proprietary Data The Data Should Be Encrypted WiFi Enabled Most All Newer Devices Are WiFi Capable. Can They Be Used to Hack Into your Network? Who is Going To Support It IT Workloads Are Greater than Ever - Not Interested in Expending Additional Resources
  • Is Your Solution Scalable to meet additional new requirements? IT Security Requirements Logistical Requirements Many Organizations are consolidating Printing, Shipping and Receiving with Mail Do More with Less Leverage Technology Integration with Other Systems - Banner
  • Package Tracking Systems Are Not Just for Packages Anymore

    1. 1. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1Course #: IM375Title: Package Tracking Systems - Not Just for Packages AnymoreScheduled For: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, Round Seven, 8:15-9:15 amPresented By: Bruce E. Little, Vice President, SCLogicMAILCOM Conference
    2. 2. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Speaker Background• Package Tracking Solution Expansion• If You Don’t Have a Tracking Solution• If You Have a Tracking Solution• What Can You Track?Agenda
    3. 3. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• 20+ Years in software andmailing industry• Joined SCLogic in 1999• Tireless advocate forimproving accountability andleveraging technologySpeaker Background
    4. 4. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Mission specific• PC’s became electronic clipboards• Limited options in marketplace• Campus logistics• Greater responsibility for more functions• Consolidation of mail, print and receivingPackage Tracking Solutions
    5. 5. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• New technology• Handheld devices evolved• Software technologyupdates• Web technologyPackage Tracking Solutions
    6. 6. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Key considerations– Draft mission specific requirements– Other departments’ logistical requirements– Engage IT early– Cost savings between departmentsIf You Don’t Have A TrackingSolution
    7. 7. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Reduce or eliminate paper• Cut costs• Speed delivery• Reduce lost packages• Increase visibility• Improve reporting• Utilize paperless technologyCommon Needs
    8. 8. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1Available Options
    9. 9. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• No outside software• Security concerns–Data should be encrypted using SSLtechnology• Subscription or perpetual license?Software & IT Issues
    10. 10. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Handheld devices are a problem– Contain proprietary data• Wi-Fi enabled– Most newer devices are Wi-Ficapable• Who is going to support it– IT workloads are greater than everSoftware & IT Issues
    11. 11. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Scalable solution that meets new requirements• Consolidate other departments• Do more with less• Integration with other systemsIf You Have A Tracking Solution
    12. 12. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Unique items being tracked include:– Accountable mail– Ballot boxes– Gas cylinders– Hazardous materials– Conference attendees– Bookstore returnsWhat Can You Track?
    13. 13. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Unique items being tracked include:– Files– Furniture– Lab samples– Payroll pouches– Iron mountain boxes– Vehicle keysWhat Can You Track?
    14. 14. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1• Old system still works• Life expectancy of hardware• Support for old system• New technology allows formore options in logisticsShould I Upgrade My System?
    15. 15. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1Questions• It’s all about leveraging technology
    16. 16. MAILCOM 2013 - Atlantic City, NJ. - April 28-May 1Speaker Contact Information• Bruce E. Little• Vice President, SCLogic• Phone: 1.888.700.7027

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