A ground-breaking Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Video Coding (VCS) Solution developed by a partnership of Prime Vision and SICK has been installed at a major international airport to solve the challenges of baggage identification rejects. Prime Vision hit such a problem in the logistics industry many years ago and developed systems to increase read rates.
Dangerous goods present many threats to posts’ personnel, automation and facilities. So, segregation and special handling is critical for maintaining safety and that’s why clear labelling of parcels containing hazardous materials is a pre-requisite under the terms of carriage for most companies.
The rapid growth in e-commerce-driven volumes has undoubtedly counterbalanced the decline in traditional mail flows but upscaling this element of the business isn’t without its challenges. Indeed, many operators are meeting the throughput but struggling with profitability. Efficiency is the key, but this can be difficult to achieve in a market that is developing and changing so rapidly.