My estimate was that it took about three minutes of labor per order, and we only got it that low because we were batching them up. Worse, it took someone skilled in SQL queries and Mail Merge to create the labels.
Last weekend, I thought, there’s got to be an easier way. I spent some time researching tools on the Internet for making this stuff easier, and on Monday, I started building our new Super Duper Shipping System, aka FogShip, which took about three days to set up, program, and debug.
You may think this is off-topic, but he gets seriously geeked out. Somewhere along the way, he combines SQL, Access reports, XML, a bar code reader, and an industrial-strength laer printer.