In short, the trucking industry runs on paper documents. Drivers out on the road cannot load a truck, deliver a payload, or fill their fuel tank without filling out a form
Clerk makes photo copies of document package...Clerk prepares envelope and documents for mailing...Clerk refiles original documents. (process repeated even if for same documents.)
Seriously now, their filing system and workflow depend on what color staples and paperclips are attached to their paper documents. This is a hallmark example of a bad process that should probably not be converted to an electronic one
Today most companies are forced to have two separate business processes for both physical and digital documents. This more than doubles the cost, and effort associated with the documents
Are you sending documents off-site to free up primary office space?...Have you noticed an increase in misplaced or lost documents? Are workers complaining about the length of time it takes to retrieve a document?
Couple of years back I was handling a document conversion project for a well known multinational. There were two main obstacles that we had to face. 1. The main document that we had to scan was of a a non standard size
One question I get asked a lot is: “Do most firms destroy paper documents after scanning them?
If you currently rely on paper signatures, how do you know a document was forged? Do you use notarized documents with raised seals? Do you have documents sent out for forensic handwriting analysis?
Free yourself from the shackles of too much paper. Win a Kodak scanner. Here's how. So, how messy is your desk? Are they as bad as are first 7 entries? Take a look and then keep reading for how to submit your own messy desk photo. Do co-workers place orange cones...
But what about physical documents? I think any ECM / ERM strategy should start from considering about managing of paper documents in the organisation, since most of the content will become a paper document at some stage of it's lifecycle