02 Oct

Wearable Tech: Why Ring Scanners Are a Good Investment Now

Where will your warehousing operation be in five years? Research suggests that the answer to that question depends on how well your team is able to accomplish three important goals:

  • Decrease your order turnaround timeRS6000 Ring
  • Eliminate shipment errors
  • Increase your inventory accuracy

The last of these is perhaps the most important. Improving your inventory accuracy, even by only 1%, has tremendous business impact, influencing your pick-to-ship cycle time and reducing the money you spend on expediting orders.

These essential goals are challenged by the fact that warehousing operations are expected to grow in complexity over the next five years, with an average increase of 60% in SKUS expected by 2020.

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21 Sep

Picking Parts More Efficiently: How Connectivity Helps

When it comes to improving the pick and pack process, there are three big questions to consider:

  • How can we speed the process up?
  • How can we keep costs down?
  • How can we add more value and keep our customers happy?

When these questions are successfully answered, the results are tremendous. Fast, efficient pick/pack functions delight customers (which leads to more sales) and save money for the whole company.

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25 Jul

From lightweight vehicles to driverless cars, what manufacturers need to keep up with today’s trends

For the automotive industry, the latest reports reveal a profusion of new consumer demands: automated driving, fuel efficiency, and custom-built vehicles, to name a few. For manufacturers, these trends demand new technologies, new processes, and new capabilities.

As the industry revolution rolls on, manufacturers with the ability to collect, analyze, and apply data will find themselves flourishing. Without data-driven insights, manufacturers will struggle to find the right path to take operations to the next level.

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20 Jul

The 4 Tell Tale Signs Your Data Integration Systems are Failing You

Data integration systems are critical in today’s manufacturing environment. In order to keep efficiencies up and customers happy, manufacturers must keep their data solutions current—and integrated.

Why? Ineffective systems can be a silent killer when it comes to productivity and lead to problems such as:

  • Inaccurate information
  • Disruption and delays in the supply chain
  • Increase in overhead costs

See below for the critical warning signs that your data systems are losing strength.

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30 Jun

Multi-Modal Warehouse Solutions: 7 Tips for Outfitting a Mobile Workforce

Intro_Multi_Modal_Warehouse_thumbnailMulti-modal is here to stay. In fact, 51 percent of warehouse professionals are planning to implement multi-modal solutions into their operations in the next three years.

This is because businesses that incorporate multi-modal solutions see benefits that include increased accuracy, speed, and efficiency.

Are you planning on going multi-modal? Read our infographic, Multi-Modal Warehouse Solutions: 7 Tips for Outfitting a Mobile Workforce, to help you evaluate your next multi-modal solution.

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Contact us to learn more about successes we’ve seen and how to take steps toward greater operating efficiencies in your environment. We can help you select the right models based on your unique requirements. Simply email us or call 937-498-2700.

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19 Jun

How to Choose the Right RFID System

Due to their ability to increase efficiencies and lower expenses, radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies are becoming common across a number of industries. There are a variety of different types of RFID technology, tags, and readers out there—each suited to different types of environment.

In this blog, we’ll break down RFID basics to explain what RFID is and help you determine the right RFID system for your application.

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05 Jun

Wearable Devices Change the Way We Collect & Analyze Data

17_03_SMS_Mobility_ThumbnailWearable devices are changing the game when it comes to meeting customer demands. Workers can now process transactions in a smooth, cost-effective way without compromising their safety, productivity or customer satisfaction.

Companies adopting wearable technologies are seeing:

  • Greater flexibility
  • Better productivity
  • Data accuracy
  • Increased communication

Check out our latest infographic, Wearable Devices Change the Way We Collect & Analyze Data, to learn more about the advancements in wearable technology.

Contact us to learn more about successes we’ve seen and how to take steps toward greater operating efficiencies in your environment. We can help you select the right models based on your unique requirements. Simply email us or call 937-498-2700.

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23 May

Container Tracking: Understanding Your Options

There is a significant risk for theft or loss when transporting expensive assets with little to no visibility.

In fact, some companies spend over $100,000 per year on returnable containers, making poor visibility a costly mistake. And for something so big, it should not fall through the cracks.

To overcome this obstacle and stay on top of your high value containers container tracking is an effective way to increase visibility at every stage of your supply chain.  Container tracking helps businesses monitor the movement and location of containers and increase accountability.

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