In your business, are there things that you are forgetting that are costing you big time? Perhaps you built a workflow process and have just let it "run" expecting it would perform tomorrow as well as the day it was implemented. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," the saying goes. Seriously?
From email and fax to digitally born documents, from interoffice envelopes to United States Postal mail and overnight deliveries, there is a constant barrage of information and multiple streams of data entering our organizations. The real task is determining the best, most efficient, and most cost-effective way to collect, digitize, organize, and deliver this mail.
Chicago Records Management (CRM) provides services to a number of businesses across a variety of markets, but one customer, in particular, was expanding rapidly. The client's document imaging needs were also growing quickly, so they asked CRM if they could increase the speed and volume of the scanning to keep pace. This challenge involved materials difficult to scan and required a significant amount of manual handling.
Returned mail presents a logistical and operational challenge for companies with large volumes of mail. Having recognized this challenge, Lake Michigan Mailers Inc. now offers a service that automates returned mail processing for its customers using a high-capacity scanner and specialized software. Not only has this saved their labor and costs for their customers, but it has also created a new revenue stream.