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Save Trees & Money: Reduce Paper Use in the Distribution Center

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Xanthe
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The growing demand for food, shelter and general purpose land is one of the biggest problem. I think we should look the problem in holistic view.

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HaileyMcK   2/28/2014 12:57:28 PM
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@TaimoorZ, i've seen many examples where small incentives (and a sense of competition) can move the ball forward in a big way.

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TaimoorZ   2/28/2014 5:51:43 AM
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"However, in light of hte real business savings and ehancements involved, i hope that more organizations make the effort."

@Hailey: I think you need creative solutions in this area. Simply telling the people not to use papers would never work. I recently read about a company that started giving out monthly awards to whoever in the organization sent the least number of printouts to the printer. While this may not always work but that's a good way to start at least.

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HaileyMcK   2/28/2014 12:44:13 AM
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@Prabhakar, at least a generation and even at that it's not always a straight line forward. To your example of the metric system, I remember quite clearly when "America went metric". Our school books changed, the road signs changes, etc. Then it just all went back to feet, miles, etc.

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t.alex   2/27/2014 8:45:54 AM
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Adeniji, yes to some extent but we need better apps.

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nimantha.d   2/27/2014 4:46:08 AM
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@t.alex: Tablets are for a specific set of users. Not all use tablets.  I think that is where the difference lies. Most of them who use tablets have both. So it's a mix altogether. 

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Adeniji Kayode   2/26/2014 7:03:52 PM
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@Taimoorz, I agree with you on that. Moreover, this sound more of preserving the trees than actually preserving papers.

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Adeniji Kayode   2/26/2014 6:59:55 PM
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@ t.alex, Don,t you think tablets are already solving this problems.

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Adeniji Kayode   2/26/2014 6:47:52 PM
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@nimantha.d, it suitable enough, infact they need it. The limiting factor is resources.

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Himanshugupta   2/26/2014 1:28:08 PM
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@Anandvy, i do not know of this study. Is this specific to any field or domain or in general the people are more efficient when they use computers?

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