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Warehouse/DC Management: Modern mobility
Seeking better efficiencies and workforce productivity, logistics organizations are slowly, but consistently embracing the idea of mobile technology...
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New Research: Logistics Pros Speak Up about Workforce Mobility Technology
As important as field workforce processes are to customer satisfaction and profit, your colleagues...

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By LM Staff · July 20, 2016
If the thermal printer you’re using was launched years ago, it’s time to experience something different. Take the helm with SATO's rugged CLNX™ industrial barcode printer. It has a full color LCD and on-board tutorial video to steer you through media loading, troubleshooting and maintenance with ease.
By Roberto Michel · July 1, 2016
ADC device technology continues to advance, but suppliers increasingly emphasize continuous monitoring and IoT-type sensing and analytic solutions as much as new hardware. The goal is better decision support as data capture evolves.
By Bridget McCrea · June 8, 2016
The race is on to close the last mile delivery gap, cut costs and improve customer service.
By Chris Lewis · June 1, 2016
Five emerging technologies are reshaping the present and future of maintenance practices for materials handling systems.
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By Ben Camiel · May 11, 2016
As important as field workforce processes are to customer satisfaction and profit, your colleagues shared that there is definitely room for improvement when it comes to the devices at work in the field.
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By Honeywell · May 11, 2016
As important as field workforce processes are to customer satisfaction and profit, your colleagues shared that there is definitely room for improvement when it comes to the devices at work in the field.
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By Ben Camiel · April 11, 2016
Because of increasing industry-wide pressures and challenges, field operations must change rapidly over the next five years, both tactically and strategically.
By Patrick Burnson · April 5, 2016
The Port of Oakland today introduced two smart phone applications that could transform containerized cargo handling at seaports.
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By Vitech · March 9, 2016
Don't Just Survive Your Peak Seasons - Thrive With Vocollect Voice
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By Motorola · March 3, 2016
Consumers and businesses take it for granted that they can get almost anything, any time they want it. If you can deliver sooner, with fewer errors, and at a lower cost than your competitors, you have a critical advantage.
By Patrick Burnson · January 29, 2016
Logistics managers seeking yet one more forecast as the year gets underway, may wish to check in with Rodger Howell, PwC’s Strategy& Principal, specializing in strategy and operations. He sees a few key areas that should be central to corporate efforts during 2016.
By Bridget McCrea · January 1, 2016
Seeking better efficiencies and workforce productivity, logistics organizations are slowly, but consistently embracing the idea of mobile technology within the four walls.
By Bridget McCrea · September 1, 2015
The growing complexity of transportation management is driving more logistics operations to explore mobile options. Whether they’re monitoring assets, human resources, or more efficiently scheduling deliveries, logistics organizations are turning to mobile tools to help achieve new efficiencies outside the warehouse and DC.
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By mmckeon · August 19, 2015
From receiving, to put-away, to picking, to shipping, Voice has proven itself as a stronger, more efficient alternative to technologies like paper-based or RF scanner-based systems, and pick-to-light. With accuracy rates of up to 99.995% and productivity increases often between 15-25%, voice-enabled work demonstrates a direct payback to the bottom line - typically, in less than one year.
By Patrick Burnson · March 25, 2015
The results of the 2014 GS1 US Standards Usage Survey show that apparel and general merchandise manufacturers and retailers are using item level Electronic Product Code (EPC)-enabled radio frequency identification (RFID) to enhance inventory visibility and respond to consumer demands for omni-channel options.

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