Warehouse workers use their hands a lot — for picking, putaway, shipping, and other important tasks. While mobile computers have helped increase efficiency in the warehouse, those computers also tie up your employees’ hands. Hands-free, voice-based options can help boost productivity even further by keeping employees’ hands free and their eyes on their work. Using voice in the warehouse can improve inventory throughput, shipping accuracy, and even safety. The Benefits of Voice Direction Receiving voice…
Supply chain technology is constantly (and rapidly) evolving. This can make it difficult to keep up with emerging supply chain trends and identify which ones might actually have a significant impact on your business. While it can be easy to get inundated with too much information or distracted by the latest flavor-of-the-month tech trend, there are some new and existing technologies that are expanding their presence in supply chain operations. These five top supply chain…
Space optimization is a critical part of properly managing a warehouse. It ensures optimal load planning and helps meet customer and partner requirements. However, most of the measuring involved in optimizing space and truck loads is done manually, with a tape measure. This is time consuming and — because not every employee measures consistently — can lead to costly errors. Enter the Honeywell AutoCube 8200, a fixed dimensioning system that uses 3D depth-sensing technology, instantly…
As anyone with a mobile computing or automatic identification technology system knows, the implementation process doesn’t end when the hardware gets into your employees’ hands. Once equipment is in the field or in the warehouse, there are a host of support, maintenance, and repair issues to consider – not to mention new deployments. Custom ordering and support portals address that need quickly and efficiently by providing a central, online conduit for requesting repairs or ordering…
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