1.)TheinputsofUPS’s packaging tracking system occurs when the scannable bar-codedlabel is applied onto the package, which contains the important information about the sender andthe destination. The package information is transmitted to UPS’s computer centre, which istransferred to the nearest distribution centre. Theprocessingsystem is followed through by theDelivery Information Acquisition Device (DIAD) and with the device it takes less then 60seconds for the information to be released on the web after the driver as pressed complete. Also,
with the through the tracking system UPS is able to reroute and monitor the packages. Theoutputof the system is that they are able to make efficient deliveries according to time and cost.2.)The technologies that are used by UPS are the DeliveryInformation Acquisition Device,Label scanner, ORION (special routing software), Order Management System, CISCO andmobile apps. These technologies are highly related to UPS’s business strategy, as it allows UPS
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