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[Infographic] How Voice Picking Technology Transforms Warehouse Operations

Warehouse Technology That Keeps Up With Changing Demands  E-commerce, changing customer preferences, and disruptive events like COVID are all having a dynamic impact on today’s warehouses and DCs, where 55% of total operating expenses are consumed by order picking. Underperformance in this operational area can quickly translate into poor customer service and high operational expenses […]

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The Future Of Manufacturing: What Executives Are Saying

Before the manufacturing industry was brought to a standstill, manufacturers were mostly concerned about tools and devices that improve the efficiencies of their workforce and processes. Based on findings from the ‘State of Manufacturing: CEO Insights’, Forbes explains why automation will be the driver for self-sufficiency and efficiency in the near future. Because of the […]

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Last-Mile Delivery is the Most Inefficient Process for More Than Half of North American Transportation & Logistics Companies

Technologies like routing optimization, digital tracking and visibility and electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) are all being used in the transportation and logistics sector to improve the cost and efficiency of last-mile deliveries. However, a new global report titled ‘The Last Mile Sprint: State of Mobility in Transportation and Logistics’ has claimed last-mile delivery is […]

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Coast Guard Pursuing Ambitious ‘Tech Revolution’

A few years back, the US Armed Forces pushed for smaller, faster, and more reliable technology solutions that allowed users to connect to multiple C4I devices. The outcomes have been phenomenal. National Defense reveals that the Coast Guard is now planning to promote its data strategy, increase internet speed for cloud access, upgrade to 4G […]

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Society of Manufacturing Engineers: Five Technologies That Can Transform Manufacturing

Emerging technologies like machine learning have the capacity to drastically improve the efficiencies and growth prospects of manufacturing factories. The Society of Manufacturing Engineers discusses five new technologies and the sectors that are likely to benefit from them. The pace of technology is rapid, with the potential to transform manufacturing. Digitization, automation, and connectivity are […]

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6 Core Benefits of TOUGHBOOK Rugged Mobile Devices for the Military

Soldiers need rugged mobile devices they can take anywhere, and count-on everywhere. When it comes to performing their duties — from the battlefield to the base — military personnel rely on the right technology to help get the job done. But not all rugged devices are created equal. You need computing firepower that is portable, […]

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RUGGED RANTS Redefined: Introducing The Big REthink

In 2019, we introduced RUGGED RANTS – a podcast focused on the future of tech innovation and what to expect as work changes. Since then, my co-host Susan Campbell and I have covered a variety of topics in 25 episodes from deep sea exploration to cross-pollination to 5G. Guests from Verizon, Google, AT&T and Microsoft […]

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Businesses to Conserve Natural Resources Using Connected Devices

Connected devices, including mobile devices, can help capture a wealth of information about surrounding environments and identify potential threats. According to Readwrite, this practice can be applied to conserve natural resources. Every day we see headlines about new smartphones, voice assistants and other gadgets that take entertainment to the next level and help us be […]

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Choose flexible edge deployments carefully

Edge computing has the potential to significantly improve efficiencies for companies in manufacturing, health, and public safety. As the system is more equipped to tackle large volumes of IoT data, NetworkWorld recommends that architectures be designed with flexibility and adaptability to meet changing requirements in business. Many edge-computing deployments are driven by very specific needs, […]

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Mobile POS Explained

Mobile point of sale (mPOS) can improve customer experience and ensure proper inventory management for retail and eCommerce businesses. The following article explains why mPOS will gradually become necessary for businesses in these sectors as time passes. Mobile POS is a term we hear often in retail and eCommerce spaces, but what exactly is mPOS? […]

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