The Difference Between Barcode and RFID Technology

Over the past few years, businesses have rapidly adopted RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology as an advanced method of data collection. But those still using barcode labels are not to worry – RFID tags aren’t going to replace them anytime soon. In fact, many businesses are still faithfully using barcode technology as the backbone of […]

How Enterprise Mobility Improves Supply Chain Productivity

Enterprise mobility focuses on managing the use of mobile devices, wireless networks and related IT services to enable mobility across the supply chain. It has become increasingly important over the past few years as more supply chain professionals are looking to smartphones and tablets to streamline operations – eventually seeking support for those devices. Whether […]

How Mobile Technology Creates a Leaner Warehouse

The workplace is on the move. Literally. In fact, the International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that the population of mobile workers will grow to 1.3 billion, or 37.2% of the total global workforce by 2015. With such a rapid evolution on the horizon, it’s become increasingly important to equip these workers with the right mobility […]

Using Consumer vs. Rugged Tablets in Your Warehouse

Recent advances in technology have allowed businesses to instantaneously receive, interpret, and distribute information. The desire to be more productive and competitive has resulted in the widespread use of mobile devices, specifically tablets, in the workplace. As with any other form of technology, there are a wide variety of tablets to choose from. Businesses looking […]

Mis-Picks Cost Businesses Nearly $390,000 Per Year

Businesses review existing processes and technology in the face of mounting pressure to cut costs EVERETT, Wash. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jan. 21, 2013 — According to a study recently conducted by Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN), distribution centers are losing an average of nearly $390,000 per year due to mis-picks. With a new year bringing […]