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How is your facility ramping up to support the holiday hustle?

How is your facility ramping up to support the holiday hustle?

As I mentioned in last week’s blog, we all have a lot going on this time of year. Between the big stuff like wrapping up Q4 projects and planning next year’s goals, there’s also a lot we in the mailroom and facility industries must do to help support others, am I right? Facility managers have inventory coming in and going out, moving left and right, up and down, and everywhere in between. Asset counts need to be assessed, sold, and…

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Some sights, sounds, and takeaways from IFMA’s World Workplace 2017 Conference and Expo

Some sights, sounds, and takeaways from IFMA’s World Workplace 2017 Conference and Expo

An intrepid group of us headed to Houston last week to take our first dip in the Facility Management trade show pool. Actually, we’re more of a ‘jump in head first/cannonball’ kind of company, so we went all in and shipped over our snazzy new 10’x20’ booth, unique yet useful giveaways, and a boatload of optimism. After over 300 conversations, a few dozen walks around the showroom floor, several lattes, and innumerable snacks (including M&Ms, popcorn, and cupcakes complete with…

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Frequently Asked Questions: Types of Hardware for Typical Mailroom

Frequently Asked Questions: Types of Hardware for Typical Mailroom

This post is part of the Frequently Asked Questions section of my blog. I will pick a frequently asked question and then explain what it is, how it works and the benefits of using that component or feature. For this post, I’m going to answer a pretty common question: “What types of hardware are utilized with tracking systems in a typical mailroom set-up?” Intra Enterprise, along with most package tracking solutions, employs Zebra & Honeywell Enterprise Digital Assistants, handheld barcode…

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Feature Focus: Intelligent Lockers

Feature Focus: Intelligent Lockers

This post is part of the Feature Focus section of my blog. I will pick a generic feature of your package tracking software, campus logistics system, or business process management system and then explain what it is, how it works, and the benefits of using that feature. For this post, I’m going to talk about intelligent lockers. Intelligent lockers can give your students the ability to pick up their packages without having to keep your mailroom open. We have combined…

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Feature Focus: USPS Partner Delivery Program

Feature Focus: USPS Partner Delivery Program

This post is part of the Feature Focus section of my blog. I will pick a generic feature of your package tracking software, campus logistics system, or business process management system and then explain what it is, how it works, and the benefits of using that feature. For this post, I’m going to talk about the USPS partner delivery program. USPS Integration can help stop the unreliable tracking notifications from USPS that have caused more than its fair share of…

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