Ring scanners and warehouse efficiency

Picking and replenishment processes account for up to 70 percent of warehouse operating costs. That presents an opportunity for increasing profitability through better efficiency. According to a recent Zebra study, “as order volume increases and per-order value decreases, pick and fill costs eat away at margins, and warehouse managers are looking for new solutions to […]

When printer repair isn’t worth it

Printers sometimes encounter mechanical failures and need to be repaired; that’s almost a universal constant.  But it may not always be the best choice. While spending $100 to fix a one-month old, $5000 printer makes sense, older printers should sometimes be put out to pasture. Here are several scenarios where printer repair is not worth […]

Rugged Vs. Consumer Devices in the Warehouse

Tough, smart, and sexy: Why rugged reigns over consumer devices in the warehouse Mobile technology isn’t new for industrial use. But when the smartphone was launched, followed by the tablet, consumer adoption was rapid and rabid. As software developers churned out more tempting, sophisticated, and fun mobile apps, consumers became addicted to their mobile devices. […]