Rugged Computers/Tablets/Mobile

Mobile-First Strategies to Create Smarter Supply Chains

August 10, 2021

By: Karen Bomber, Contributor Due to a dramatic increase in online orders, mobile workers in the supply chain industry are more important than ever while facing heightened pressure to speed up fulfillment. According to Digital Commerce 360, worldwide consumers spent $861 billion online shopping in 2020, a 44% increase from 2019. This sharp growth in…


Ruggedized Printers Smooth Operations for Warehouse Personnel

April 14, 2021

By: Mina Lee and Jessica Bernardo, Contributors Warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) represent the hub of today’s ecommerce. They are full of staff seeking to deliver their company’s products to customers throughout the U.S. and beyond. Personnel within these thriving and bustling depots depend on products, tools and systems that will perform day-in-day-out – ‘round…


Honeywell Helps Protect Mobile Workers with New Disinfectant-Ready Scanners, Printers and Mobile Computers

July 24, 2020

Honeywell announced several of its mobile computers, barcode scanners and printers will soon be available with disinfectant-ready housings. These new offerings support highly mobile workers in the warehousing, retail, transportation, logistics and field services industries be productive while enhancing safety in the workplace. New devices with disinfectant-ready housings include: Xenon XP and Voyager XP scanners, designed for retail…


Zebra Technologies Introduces Five Rugged Mobile Computers to Increase Front-Line Worker Productivity

June 30, 2020

Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, reportedly announced the industry’s first enterprise-class mobile computers running on the Android™ 10 operating system (OS) the TC21/TC26, TC52x/TC57x and MC3300x. With integrated scanning and unique software capabilities enabled by Mobility DNA, the five new…


Ergodyne Extends Squids Tethering Line with Barcode Scanner Lanyard Harness

June 30, 2020

Ergodyne announced an addition to its dropped object prevention solutions line with the launch of the Squids® 3132 Barcode Scanner Lanyard Harness. Designed with warehouse and distribution workers in mind, the Barcode Scanner Lanyard Harness keeps scanners both secure and accessible. “In addition to the injury risk that comes with dropped objects, barcode scanners are expensive pieces…


Access Anywhere/Anytime Maintenance Status with Smartenance, a New Mobile App from Festo

May 20, 2020

No matter their location or time of day, every maintenance team member with a smart phone, tablet, or desktop computer can open maintenance plans and activity status through the new Festo Smartenance app. The app can be used with Festo and every other supplier’s equipment – fully vendor neutral. Smartenance consists of two parts: a…


Smart Digital Material Handling Solutions

August 15, 2019

Concentrate on AR and VR, Better Interaction with Digital Devices Debra Schug, Contributing Writer This past spring at the premier supply chain show ProMat 2019 in Chicago at McCormick Place, a significant focus was on showcasing intelligent manufacturing solutions for material handling and warehousing. A new piece of technology either using augmented reality (AR), virtual…


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Gamber-Johnson Receives U.S. Patent For Unique Thermal Tablet Cover

June 7, 2019

Gamber-Johnson, a leading supplier of rugged mounting systems for fleet vehicles, public safety vehicles, forklifts, and other mobility applications, announced today that it was successfully awarded a U.S. patent for its unique thermal tablet covers featuring innovative technology that allows tablets to stay warm and functioning in cross dock and freezer environments. The Gamber-Johnson thermal…


Improve Your Workplace Safety & Material Handling Processes with Mobile Apps

April 30, 2019

Ian Cohen, Contributor Safely handling hazardous materials is a critical operational risk-management program for many industrial companies. Employees must be properly trained on how to handle these materials during usage, storage and disposal to reduce the risk of an unintentional release to the environment that could put employees and the community at risk. Employees must…