In the news, an article explores the impact open-source technology could have on manufacturers and distributors. Also, 3D modeling can give your warehousing customers a chance to test options before they buy, and keeping up with new trends that center on the convergence of the Internet with IT will be vital to your customers’ competitiveness.
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Android Vs. Windows: Which Is Better For Data Capture?
VARs and software developers have operating system choices, but which is best?
A Marriage Of Technology & Profitability
Each year, we give you this guide with one purpose in mind: to educate you on the latest trends in the most lucrative verticals out there, while providing a handy partner program reference to some of the leading vendors in the market today. Why this combination?
How Selling Managed Print Services Protects Your Business
This MSP’s (managed services provider’s) decision to become MPS-certified paid off when it landed a six-figure project with the Major League Baseball (MLB) Network.
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6 Factors To Consider Before Refreshing A Direct Store Delivery Deployment
Technology advancements for the Direct Store Delivery (DSD) environment have outpaced both the industry’s need for those advancements and its ability to quickly adopt these new technologies. Today’s DSD environment is well past its fourth generation of technology, and the original return on investment (ROI) for automation occurred in the 1970s. While times have changed, the DSD use case still requires the customer be served in the same manner they were more than 40 years ago — consequently, the ROI for new technology investments may not be obvious.
3 Ways To Explain Asset Tracking Solutions ROI
Tracking assets is one process that — if done effectively — can help your small business clients reduce costs and improve quality. Below are three ways your customers you can convince there is ROI from taking control of their assets.
Five Reasons VARs Should Focus On Manufacturing
To stay competitive, all companies have to continually place bets on where to invest their time and resources; assess how to strengthen solution offerings; and innovate around them. We are all evaluating the industry sectors that deliver the most promise and provide the biggest opportunities for business growth. If manufacturing isn’t on your short list, it definitely should be.
8 Mobile Computer Must-Haves Your Customers Can’t Do Without
You knew this day would come. Your customers' need for greater mobility and advanced applications has moved from a nice to have to a critical business requirement. Their legacy systems can’t keep up with rapidly evolving customer, technology and business demands. Inefficiencies are costing them time and money. From the front office to the distribution center and all points in between, mobile technology creates the foundation on which successful, profitable businesses are now built. And the time to invest is now.
The Most Overlooked Bar Code Printing/Scanning Features
When searching for a barcode printer or scanner, a new solutions provider’s main concerns are that the equipment works and how much it’s going to cost. However, it’s prudent to take a more in-depth look at the hardware before making a purchase decision. Brian Suter of Wasp lists four features that solutions providers often overlook when assessing a barcode printer or scanner.
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Motorola Solutions Unveils Next Generation Voice-Directed Solution For Industrial Environments
Motorola Solutions, Inc. recently unveiled TekSpeech Pro, an enhanced voice-directed solution that improves the productivity and efficiency of mobile workers in warehouses, distribution centers and otherlogistics environments.
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SATO CL4NX Series Industrial Thermal Printers
SATO’s first truly UNIVERSAL Industrial Label Printer engineered for the most demanding printing applications.
Warehousing & Distribution: Thermal Printing Solutions
One of the challenges distribution centers face is the common occurrence of materials loss or theft during transit. Whether lost or stolen, missing goods can cost companies large amounts of money, not to mention time.
Shipping/Receiving: Thermal Printing Solutions
The globalization of the world’s supply chains is increasing the demand for accurate inventory control and accelerated delivery response times. Thousands of items every minute of everyday are transported domestically and internationally.
Honeywell Tecton Mobile Computer
The IP65-reated Honeywell Tecton is a mobile computer designed to meet the needs of users, demands of warehouse environments, and speed of today's enterprise in leading supply chains.
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Panther Industries Demonstrates SATO 8408 Print Engine
During Pack Expo, Panther Industries demonstrated their new 1000 Series print/apply solution featuring SATO's S8408 Print Engine. A robust, low-cost solution designed for 24x7 operation.
Zebra QLn Mobile Printer – VARTECH Product Demo
This video from VARTECH 2012 features Zebra’s QLn line of mobile printers. They are designed to print bar code labels, receipts, and tickets among other applications. The primary verticals for the QLn are warehousing and retail.
RFID For Book Publishing: Track, Authenticate & SAVE
SATO offers book publishers and other hard/soft cover product manufacturers an efficient and accurate RFID smart tag supply chain solution for accurate tracking the life span of products, from the publisher’s warehouse to the bookstore, substantially reducing theft and fraud while improving and streamlining logistics and credit reconciliation processes.