[plug] Physical to digital mail scanning service?

Bill Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Wed Jul 21 11:32:07 WST 2010

On Wed, 2010-07-21 at 11:09 +0800, Jason Nicholls wrote:
> > Sorry - typo could make things confusing
> > 
> > >> I'm trying to find an Australian service that I can redirect my _snail
> > >> mail_ to be scanned and forward to me as email.
> > >>
> > >> Does anyone know of such a service?
> > 
> > ie. A service that opens my physical mail, scans it and forwards it on
> > to a nominated email account.
> Real pieces of paper in envelopes people!
> This would be a cool service but I think that the labour (opening,
> unfolding, un-stapling or un-paper-clipping, placing in scanner,
> potentially flipping for 2-sided documents, etc...) means it wouldn't be
> as cheap as you'd like if such a service exists. I'm keen to know if
> something does though!
> Jason
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Missed the snail mail bit - try googling for "scan and forward
australian snail mail" - lots out there.  Seems its a service in demand
for various "niches" like cruising yatchs.

Jason, I am not sure how I would react to react to receiving envelopes
containing people ...


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