UPS Tracking Technology Used to Streamline Supply Distribution in Haiti

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    Salvation Army Uses UPS-Donated Barcode Scanning To Ensure Families Receive Critical Food And Supplies

    The Salvation Army is replacing handwritten paper index cards with high-tech barcode technology to ensure that more than 4,000 families here efficiently receive food, shelter and medical supplies. UPS has donated the technology and adapted it for disaster relief supply distribution.

    The system is based on UPS's Trackpad technology, which UPS customers use to track packages within campus environments as the packages move from the loading dock to distributed offices for delivery...