UPS case 1 .docx - 1 The inputs of UPS\u2019s packaging tracking system occurs when the scannable bar-coded label is applied onto the package which

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1.) The inputs of UPS’s packaging tracking system occurs when the scannable bar-coded label is applied onto the package, which contains the important information about the sender and the destination. The package information is transmitted to UPS’s computer centre, which is transferred to the nearest distribution centre. The processing system is followed through by the Delivery Information Acquisition Device (DIAD) and with the device it takes less then 60 seconds for the information to be released on the web after the driver as pressed complete. Also,
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with the through the tracking system UPS is able to reroute and monitor the packages. The output of 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 Delivery Information Acquisition Device, Label scanner, ORION (special routing software), Order Management System, CISCO and mobile apps. These technologies are highly related to UPS’s business strategy, as it allows UPS
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  • Fall '12
  • AlecCram
  • Information Systems Research, Delivery Information Acquisition Device

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