In many small businesses, the task of handing out and tracking keys is laborious and time-consuming. And because mechanical locking requires a keyholder (or keyholders) to be present, staff absences or vacations cause a problem —including unnecessary waiting around for an important door to be opened. A simple, familiar solution is offered when businesses make a simple switch to digital PIN locking.
“We had a door with a classic lock and key,” explains Tom Smeets, owner of family-run Smeets Pharmacy in Lint, near Antwerp. “But seven of us were working here, it was really complicated.”