In the news, articles explore Analytics-as-a-Service for manufacturing and software-intensive manufacturing. Also, smart manufacturing can give U.S. manufacturers an edge in the global market.
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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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Datalogic Announces The Availability Of The Falcon X3+ Mobile Computer
Datalogic S.p.A., a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, recently announced the availability of the Falcon X3+ mobile computer, representing the next evolution of the very successful Falcon X3 mobile computer.
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DLXi Desktop Thermal Printer
The DLXi embodies CognitiveTPG's long history of building rugged desktop thermal printers. The newly released DLXi now comes with standard interfaces for true compatibility, popular language emulations, and the unique USB A host port for further functionality.
Tecton Mobile Computer
Leading supply chains require mobile computing solutions that meet the needs of the user, the demands of a warehouse environment, and the speed of today’s enterprise.
CP40 Series Industrial Mobile Computers
Built to support your mobile workforce at the warehouse or in the field, the CP40 series mobile computers deliver an optimal combination of anywhere mobility and real-time data communication into a rugged PDA form factor. Handy yet feature-packed, the CP40 series accelerates productivity and boosts efficiency wherever you need it.
Thor VM2 Vehicle-Mount Computer
Solidifying Honeywell’s position as the leader in vehicle-mount computing, the Thor VM2 builds on the best-in-class Thor VM1 that was created specifically to address the unique challenges of supply chain applications.
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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.