PostNL Shore Postal Technology International Awards 2010 winner

PostNL Shore Postal Technology International Awards 2010 winner

29 September 2010
PostNL Shore became Postal Technology International Awards 2010 winner in category Automation Technology of the Year

 

Postal organisations are constantly looking to reduce processing costs. Automation improves efficiency and therefore helps to reduce costs. However a proportion of mail will always require some form of manual processing, especially with regard to checking recipient address via video-coding during sorting. At the same time postal organisations are launching new services that rely on capturing much more information from the mailpiece than has historically been required for sorting purposes - adding more demand for manual keying and checks.

 

PostNL noticed a growing demand for cost saving and flexible solutions with regard to sorting processes, with the main driver being the decrease of mail volumes. The benefit of the award winning PostNL Shore solution is that posts can offshore scanning and web coding. This helps to increase quality and flexibility, and decrease costs in sorting processes for customers. The solution provides a cost-per-click, fully inclusive model for high-speed, accurate and low-cost keying in lower cost countries.

 

PostNL Shore uses Prime Vision WebCoding. WebCoding enables postal organisations to combine the manual keying activities for letters, flats and parcels of multiple mail sorting machines, multiple sorting centres and ultimately even multiple countries, in one location.

 

Eddy Thans, CEO at Prime Vision, says: "PostNL is one of Prime Vision's largest clients and has implemented our recognition and coding solutions at all letters, flats and parcel sorting centres in the Netherlands and also across the letter sorting centres in the UK."

 

Mario Suykerbuyk, director, PostNL Shore, added, "PostNL Shore is established as separate entity within PostNL to partner with other postal and parcel organisations to establish even better cost savings for the pool of organisations willing to outsource their web coding using the Prime Vision/PostNL Shore platform."