I received an email recently from a Bank Manager regarding a visit I made to him. His email signature included the following:
I kinda laughed because his email was informing me he had faxed a form that needed to be filled out and faxed back. Not particularly environmentally friendly.
Ideally, forms should be in PDF that can be filled in electronically! They can be emailed back and forth and only the final filled-out version should be printed (if at all).
Even if they aren’t interactive, forms should be in PDF (please, no more Word .doc files) so they can be printed at home and filled out, scanned (not faxed) and emailed back.
Fax quality is inferior to scanning and emaling anyway.