Scanning could see the end of paper post

Delivering post to brokers' desks could be a thing of the past if an innovative scanning technology, which eliminates paper, spreads throughout the industry.

The technology, already employed by broker Aon, involves scanning non-sensitive letters in a company mailroom, then delivering electronically to staff.

Aon now has its post at all its 12 UK divisions scanned by service provider Capital Capture. It was previously fine-sorted and delivered to its 4,500 employees by 20 staff.

Warren Daniels,

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