Fluence Automation offers affordable, practical solutions based on our advanced sorting platforms that solve many of the most difficult mail ballot processing challenges. Unlike others, we design, build, and support our systems and, therefore, control the long-term product direction.
Our solutions deliver valuable capabilities, developed over years of working with county officials, built on platforms proven through decades of heavy-duty production mail processing.
SAVE PROCESSING TIME AND SPACE
Consolidate multiple steps into fewer automated steps, including tab removal
Efficiently handle high volumes on peak election days at throughputs from 18,000 to 45,000/hr
With a two-pass operation, it is possible to sort to 196 separations with a 16-bin sorter
Various concurrent validations – ID validation, duplicate checks, thickness, double feeds, etc.
Item-level tracking with easy lookup for processing history, with images for each run, designed for detailed investigation
Efficient image review with tiered access rights, for initial and subsequent verification
Detailed audit log captures all key processing steps and status changes
SIMPLIFY TRAINING AND STAFFING
Automation of manual tasks reduces amount of temporary staffing needed
Fewer manual tasks reduces training needs, structured process supports quick learning
System-generated reports simplify tallying, monitoring, and other processing
One of the widest and most well-run nationwide service networks available today
Local service supported by specialized remote support
Extensive experience maintaining 24x7 production equipment
Protects investment and maximizes performance
Feed ballot envelope
Automatically verifies barcode ID, confirming current election; Checks for thickness and doubles*; Detects duplicates within and across batches; Detects and removes tabs*; Verifies signature*; Prints date and time stamp*; Sorts based on precincts, ballot styles, and other parameters; Diverts challenges and verification failures
Operator reviews up to 4 scanned images at a time
Review the signature only or complete envelope
Initial review by reviewer role
Subsequent reviews by supervisor or admin roles
Select from among configurable drop-down choices for specific conditions
Re-run previously run ballots if necessary, without impacting counts
Re-run challenges after they are cured, to sort into the correct groups prior to fine sort
Detect duplicates within the batch for accurate counts tracking
Our experienced engineering and manufacturing teams will provide you trusted cutting edge automation technology to fit your specific requirements. We can help you find the solution to your sorting needs.
Our purpose is to enable our customers to rapidly deliver enlightenment (information) and happiness (parcels) to millions of homes. Transforming fulfillment operations for businesses that create, process, ship, and deliver mail and parcels is our niche. We are focused on transforming delivery automation.