Oh, summertime. This is the season when families make way to the airport to travel someplace for some rest and relaxation. But what about the true road warriors – business travelers? The frequent flyer mile collecting, rental car driving, platinum level hotel staying champion. If that sounds like you, you’re going to get a lot out of this post.
During a long flight have you ever thought to yourself, “Can I become more efficient in the way I travel?” The answer is yes, with the help of the ScanSnap iX100. Now you might be wondering, how. Keep reading as we are about to let you in on 6 ways this portable scanner can help make the pre, during and post travel experience a breeze.
Note consolidation – Have a big presentation coming up? Scan all of those loose notes and talking points and consolidate into one file for easy accessing on the road. (Here’s a helpful blog on how to create multi-page PDFs or single page PDFs with your ScanSnap.)
Concierge on the go – Struggling to get all of your important travel information in one place? Scan them all and create a single document to access on your trip.
Traveling internationally? Don’t forget about the ScanSnap SV600, contactless scanner, this will come in handy when scanning important travel documents that you will want to have digital copies of for convenient access, such as ID, passport and credit cards.
Networking made easy – You know how it goes. You meet people, exchange business cards, and then stuff it into your wallet or purse. Backup that information a.s.a.p., (plane ride home, for example) by scanning it for later use. (Here’s a helpful blog on managing contact information and scanning business cards with CardMinder software).
Real-time document sharing – Need to pass along helpful documentation to others while away from the office? No problem. Just scan it and upload it to the cloud for all to see. ScanSnap can scan to popular services like, Evernote, Google Docs, Salesforce SugarSync, Sharefile, and more!
Expense report time – Now that your trip is over it’s time to recoup out of pocket expenses or the charges made to the company credit card. Don’t go searching for a copy machine. No matter if you are at the airport, on the plane or in the comfort of your home, pull out your iX100 and scan all of those proof of purchases in a matter of minutes.
Say cheese! – Did you extend your business travel into a vacation? Preserve those memories, including photos, ticket stubs, etc. in one simple scan.
Looking for additional travel tips? Check out this recent post by ScanSnap Squad member, Karen Simon.