Escher Group CTO Wayne Haubner

Escher Group CTO Wayne Haubner

Wayne Haubner, CTO at the Escher Group, talks about advances in technology in the post office world:

  • Keeping POS technology simple while offering a greater range of over-the-counter transactions

  • The user experience and what that means for training costs and error rates

  • Integration between retail systems and other internal systems

  • Communicating between different POS platforms – including mobile POS – in real time

  • Advantages of in-store mobile POS

  • Pop-up retail stores (including parcel collection)

  • Cashierless stores, such as Amazon Go – could they work in the postal world?

  • Customer loyalty programmes and the in-store customer experience

  • How technology can help in finding new revenue streams

  • Automation and self-service in post offices

  • Real time data enabling customised delivery (interactive delivery management)

  • Integrity of data in cross-border shipping (including blockchain)

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About The Author

Ian Kerr

Ian Kerr is the founder and host of the Postal Hub Podcast. He has presented at many prominent postal and delivery events, and has contributed articles to Post&Parcel, the Mail & Express Review as well as chapters in Reinventing the post (2013) and Exploring New Frontiers: Reshaping the postal industry (2018).

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