In the news, a webcast tomorrow will focus on digital transformation in distribution. Also, articles point out manufacturing challenges with compliance, employee issues, and balancing maintenance and throughput, and speeding rates of fulfillment can be IT solutions providers’ opportunities. And a survey shows your customers are exploring solutions related to security, Big Data, and mobility.
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The New Mobile Sales Mantra: It’s Not One Or The Other — It’s All Of The Above
This integrator’s ability to respond to customers’ needs for mobile solutions that require a combination of consumer and rugged devices was the key to last year’s 30 percent revenue growth and a projected 50 percent revenue growth this year.
Expanding Printer Revenue In Manufacturing
The manufacturing sector is growing, but VARs will need a keen understanding of their clients’ business and a focus on solutions.
You Probably Aren’t As Unique As You Think
What makes you and your company different? Is it your people? Is it how much you care about your customers? Is it all the training you have and industry certifications? Is it the solutions you offer?
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Must-Haves For Ruggedized Warehouse Scanners: Making Evaluation Easy As 1-2-3
When looking at ruggedized warehouse scanners, there are many angles to take when deciding must-haves for these devices. But before creating a checklist of features or technology, it is more important to have criteria that will drive your choices and evaluation. It’s about more than just the fastest processors, latest system architecture, and options for operating systems.
Systems Integrator Designs User-Friendly Smart Printing Solution
Barcoding, Inc.’s client, a supply chain and logistics solutions provider, had to implement a bar code scanning system for a customer operating a return center. This customer wanted a system that would allow the user to scan the part number and serial number of received items, and then generate a new bar code label based on the scanned information. The user would then attach the bar code label to the box that contained the returned items. The client wanted two options — box label or case label.
The Top 5 Uses For Digital Signage In Manufacturing
Manufacturing employees often work long hours, on their feet, doing the same tasks hundreds of times over. Their accomplishments are number based, which is often a far cry for the amount of effort put into a given day.
What To Look For When Selecting A Bar Code Printer
It is commonly known that bar code printers with extensive features and functionalities are available now. However, if you haven’t been in the market for a while, you may be surprised at the extent of recent enhancements and how reasonably priced these models are. A myriad of elements, designed to improve the operator experience, simplifying the use of the printer, and making maintenance relatively easy, are now standard.
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.
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Honeywell Transforms Distribution Center Operations With New Technology Unveiled At 2014 PACK EXPO International
As distribution center operators look ahead to stay competitive in 2015 and beyond, Honeywell recently announced two new innovative products designed to boost operations – a versatile hands-free wearable solution engineered to drive efficiency, productivity and accuracy inside the four walls of the warehouse, and the Thor CV31 vehicle mount computer, combining the latest computing technology into a compact enclosure that minimizes driver obstruction.
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Zebra S4M™ Barcode Label Printer
Get dependable printing with a barcode label printer designed for multiple industries and applications—from healthcare to manufacturing to warehousing and distribution and more. These user-friendly label and tag printers are a smart choice in terms of offerings and price.
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Transportation & Logistics: Thermal Printing Solutions
Fundamental change is imperative in order for transportation and logistics companies to stay alive in this fast-paced, very competitive sector. Improving procedures could be easier than anticipated when considering the benefits of auto identification with thermal barcode printers and labels.
1070 Corded 1D imager Barcode Scanner
CipherLab’s reliable and affordable handheld, corded scanners are designed to help accelerate productivity while minimizing total cost of ownership. CipherLab offers you ideal devices, which make the work easier with fast, accurate barcode scanning in retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and enterprise environments.
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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.