your organization begins to consider replacing or acquiring an
updated “Internal Package Tracking System” there are criteria
that will have to be met for you to choose the most efficient system
for your needs.
sure most bar coding systems on the market offer similar features
such as; Package receipt verification, electronic signature capture
and package visibility to all users. These delivery management
features may differ slightly form one vendor to another but for the
most part the results are about the same. A bar coding system
receives a package, process a package and delivers a package.
is all your organization is requiring of package delivery software
then you have several good products choose from.
package tracking goes a lot further than a single standalone bar
expand this application to include the parcel tracking functions that
exist before a package ever hits your receiving area and while we are
at it let's also consider that package tracking should start at the
point where it was created on some employees desk top.
is one of the very few tracking software providers that can harness
the package tracking information made available both by FedEx and
UPS. They both have their own shipment tracking systems that
customers can take advantage of. FedEx
InSight and UPS Quantum
View lets you step back and get a broader perspective on
shipping activity. It can put up-to-date information at your
fingertips, about packages you send or those you’re expecting.
art of package tracking is for a software provider to take this
information, utilize in their “Internal Package Tracking System”
to give the customer and “End to End” solution.
this information a tracking system can give organizations “Total
Chain of Custody” not just from a receiving dock to a recipient
but potentially from desktop to desktop both for outbound and
company receiving or shipping 50 or more items per day needing a
tight chain of custody solution should consider delivery management
systems that can utilize FedEx and UPS existing parcel information.