Top 3 Document Types That Make Inbound Fax Automation So Important
Documents are the life blood of every organization, and the cornerstone to every business process. Document types range from sales and marketing collateral to financial reports, employment applications, human resource forms and business letters. The list goes on and on. While all are important, this article focuses on three universally received documents: purchase orders, invoices and contracts, and how these documents can be received and disseminated with inbound fax automation.
What is Inbound Fax Automation?
Inbound fax automation is the process in which faxes are received by a fax server and disseminated to the intended recipients by e-mail, network printer, document management system, network directory or database. The fax server routes these fax messages by the use of one or more of the following criteria; file characteristics (name, date, time), content (scanned from OCR or barcode) or telephony protocol (CSID/ANI/DID or DTMF) information.
The primary benefits achieved include:
- Decreased paper and toner consumption
- Minimized labor...