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The Visible Value Blog

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When you think Zebra, you may think of printers, but we're so much more than that. A leader in developing solutions that feature barcode, RFID and RTLS technologies, Zebra converts the physical into the digital to give assets, people and transactions a virtual voice. When you have more visibility, you can drive more value.

In this blog, we will:

  • Break down the basics of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how our connected world is making a big impact on how we work and play
  • Cover all the latest trends in visibility technology, like barcoding, RFID and RTLS, across many industries
  • Give you a closer look at the latest news and solutions from Zebra

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Driving delivery management to a whole new level

Posted by Maria Casu October 4, 2018 at 6:55 AM

Suomen Kaukokiito Oy  is Finland’s leading private logistics company. It manages 3.5 million shipments annually.

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Topics: EMEA, T&L, Warehousing, Barcodes, Printers, Services

How MHE equipment has transformed the modern forklift

Posted by Maria Casu June 4, 2018 at 12:21 PM

How MHE equipment has transformed the modern forklift

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Topics: EMEA, Warehouse, Warehouse Management, Supply Chain

The evolution of the modern forklift equipment

Posted by Maria Casu May 30, 2018 at 4:10 PM

The evolution of the modern forklift equipment

Forklifts are a key part of warehouse efficiency and the supply chain as a whole.

Historically thought of as a ‘dumb’ piece of equipment in that they were totally reliant on the operator, forklifts have recently come to symbolise the digital transformation within warehouse operations.

The rise of ‘intelligent forklifts’ has completely revolutionised workflows: reducing material handling costs, improving fulfilment rates and streamlining stock management and tracking processes – all while driving better safety standards.

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Topics: EMEA, Warehouse, Warehouse Management

Five reasons why you need to modernise your warehouse and supply chain communication

Posted by Maria Casu April 6, 2018 at 11:51 AM

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The modern nature of warehouses and the need for fast, slick processes to meet shorter turnaround means that the idea of a manager just sitting in their corner office, only answering questions when workers come to the door, is a long way from reality.Managers now must be able to communicate with warehouse operatives one to one, at any time, as well as with multiple workers – in multiple parts of the warehouse – at once.

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Topics: EMEA, Warehouse, Warehouse Management, Supply Chain

Moving from flawless to intelligent fulfilment

Posted by Maria Casu February 21, 2018 at 4:15 AM

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When it comes to supply chain management, an efficient warehouse is essential for the smooth-running operation of a business. This is not just in the sense of ensuring products are stocked and logged, but that they are easy to locate within a warehouse, and can be dispatched as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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Topics: EMEA, Warehouse Management

How to optimise your return process

Posted by Maria Casu January 4, 2018 at 5:26 AM

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Dealing with returns has become an essential customer service function in recent years.

The rise of online shopping in particular has led to an increase in the number of customers buying items over the internet – especially during sales – without being totally sure about the purchase with the expectation they can return them once they’ve arrived.

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Topics: Warehouse, Warehouse Management, Services, Customer Experience, Supply Chain, EMEA

SMART INSIGHTS AND FLAWLESS FULFILMENT: ZEBRA NAMED A TOP LOGISTICS BRAND BY LOGISTIK HEUTE

Posted by Maria Casu November 20, 2017 at 10:37 AM

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The demands on T&L companies are greater than ever. Customers expect faster and flawless deliveries (at lower cost), regulations continue to change, and leaner, digitally-driven start-ups are ramping competition – particularly over the last mile.
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Topics: EMEA, transport and logistics

Asics sprints towards smarter warehousing

Posted by Maria Casu November 15, 2017 at 4:17 AM

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Leading premium sports and lifestyle brand ASICS trusts in Zebra Technologies and Dalosy, its Enterprise Mobility partner of over ten years, to increase productivity and efficiency at its European warehouses.

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Topics: EMEA, Warehouse, Warehousing, TC8000, OneCare, Omnichannel, Software, Mobility

WHY USING CONSUMER DEVICES IN DELIVERY OPERATIONS CAN COST YOU MORE

Posted by Maria Casu October 31, 2017 at 9:15 AM

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In a business world defined by connectivity, speed of service and quality customer care, the pressure to deliver the goods is mounting. The fast-changing and demanding nature of transport and logistics means your teams need the right equipment to successfully fulfil customers’ requests.

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Topics: mobile devices, mobile computing, transport and logistics, T&L

BUY YOUR MOBILE DEVICES WITH HEAD AND HEART ALIGNED

Posted by Maria Casu October 31, 2017 at 9:14 AM

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The time was when buying mobile devices for drivers and warehouse teams, you faced a tricky decision. Your users almost certainly wanted a consumer device. However, your procurement team may have worried that the devices would be too fragile to work all day everyday indoors, let alone on the road with drivers; fragility that could lead to a high degree of failures. But now, things are easier. 

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Topics: transport and logistics, Android, mobile devices, T&L