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Feb 2017

Snaile Partners with one of the Largest Postal Market Research Companies to Upgrade Snaile’s Last Mile Devices to Read RFID Passive Tags & Report to the Cloud

A natural progression to Snaile’s technology is to be able to determine not only when mail in general arrives in a postal box but to know when certain types of mail arrives – RFID tag.  Snaile’s last mile “mail has arrived” Internet of Things technology will able to read low-cost passive RFID tags in Q2 2017 and report to the SnaileCloud.


What do consumers think of a P.O Box/Community mailbox mail has arrived notification system?

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Mar 2016

What do consumers think of a P.O Box/Community mailbox mail has arrived notification system?

A recent (March 2015) survey of customers by a third party company* on behalf of Snaile found that 42 percent of those questioned said ‘yes’ they wanted a notification device while 10 percent said they may be interested. The research, conducted on 400 Canadian households who currently use or expect to use community mailboxes, suggested that though consumers have been quietly using P.O. Boxes and...

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How parcel locker content detection technology will help postal operators manage parcels

14

Mar 2016

How parcel locker content detection technology will help postal operators manage parcels

Many postal operators, such as Canada Post and Singapore Post, have elected to install mechanical parcel lockers as part of their delivery network in a bid to resolve “last mile” delivery problems or costs. This allows the postal operator to place the parcel in the locker following the first delivery attempt, giving the customer access via a key placed in the customer’s mailbox. These parcel...

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Can sensor technology increase P.O. Box utilization rates?

09

Mar 2016

Can sensor technology increase P.O. Box utilization rates?

Most postal service operators offer a P.O. Box service, however, many are not used at their optimum level. Encouraging more use then should be a priority of operators. The infrastructure to operate the service has already been installed, so any extra revenue from this priority can yield ongoing high margin profits. Most of all an increase in usage may see increasing foot traffic in the...

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Using Internet of Things (IoT) technology to streamline postal and courier first mile services

09

Mar 2016

Using Internet of Things (IoT) technology to streamline postal and courier first mile services

Embedded (IoT) technology can deliver a range of benefits for postal and courier services, from alerting customers of deliveries in passive mailbox applications, to improving postal service efficiency and relevancy. Postal service operators and couriers use a network of street letter mailboxes and drop-off boxes in their work. Sometimes known as “street furniture,” these boxes accept letters, small parcels and courier envelopes. However, their downside...

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Snaile Offers Users Notification Whenever Mail is Present in Their Mailbox

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Oct 2015

Snaile Offers Users Notification Whenever Mail is Present in Their Mailbox

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – October 29, 2015) – Snaile, Inc. (pronounced “Snailee”) is proud to announce the presale launch of their new Canadian mail notification technology with an official launch date of January 2016. Installed directly into an owner’s Canada Post community mailbox (CMB), the service alerts users when mail is physically present. The simple and easy-to-install device simplifies the physical verification process whenever mail is...

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Snaile Invited to Speak at Postal Vision 2020/6.0

07

Jan 2016

Snaile Invited to Speak at Postal Vision 2020/6.0

Snaile announces that its CEO, Patrick Armstrong, has been asked to speak in a B2Me panel at PostalVision2020/6.0 in Pentagon City VA March 15-16, 2016. Since 2011, PostalVision2020 has been engaging stakeholders from all across the postal platform and beyond in a critical conversation about what future generations should have in the way of Postal Services. http://www.postexpo.com/speaker_list.php



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