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The Visible Value Blog

Welcome to a place where you can connect and learn.

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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HOW DO YOU ENSURE MEDICAL IMPLANT TRACEABILITY?

Posted by Marie-France Dequeker December 4, 2018 at 3:17 AM

Hospitals and clinics need to be able to efficiently trace medical implants in case of product recall.

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Topics: EMEA, Healthcare, Patient Safety, Mobility, Identification

MODERN DEVICES FOR CONTEMPORARY RETAIL STORES

Posted by Marie-France Dequeker November 28, 2018 at 4:52 AM

Stores appealing to the youth market need to be as well connected as their customers.

And, if you appeal to the trendy youth demographic and employ predominantly younger staff, deploying very easy-to-use, high-performance devices with similar handling to smartphones will ensure the best staff user take-up.

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Topics: EMEA, Retail, Mobility, Omnichannel, Point of sale

MEETING FOOD LABELLING COMPLIANCE AND SERVING UP EFFICIENCIES WITH A ZEBRA FOOD SAFE CARD SOLUTION

Posted by Richard Barfield November 27, 2018 at 8:29 AM


Imagine you are running a busy café – it’s a demanding job. And customers want to be served quickly and efficiently. They also want to be correctly informed of any ingredients they might be allergic to.

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Topics: EMEA, Catering and hospitality, Hospitality, Zebra Card Safe Food Solution

KEEPING YOUR TEAMS SAFE AND PRODUCTIVE IN HAZARDOUS WORKING ENVIRONMENTS

Posted by Hannah Moule November 27, 2018 at 7:57 AM

This is BARTEC’s aim.

BARTEC has been working successfully with Zebra Technologies for 20 years.

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Topics: EMEA, Manufacturing, Mobility, Security, Field Mobility, Warehousing

IT’S CRITICAL THAT HOSPITAL PATIENTS GET THE RIGHT MEDICATION

Posted by Joanne Pearn November 26, 2018 at 3:06 PM

Excellent care with compassion.

That is Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s (LTH) motto.

To provide this excellent care, LTH needs to ensure the right items are getting to the right patient at its hospitals.

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Topics: EMEA, Healthcare, Patient Safety, Wristbands, Printers, Identification

SHOP FLOOR STAFF EQUIPPED WITH MOBILE DEVICES CAN PROVIDE CUSTOMERS WITH A SERVICE-DRIVEN, PERSONALISED IN-STORE EXPERIENCE

Posted by Steve Northcott November 26, 2018 at 3:00 AM

These days we all do things – like ordering the groceries, setting a date with the plumber or advancing the heating – on the go. Whether we like it or not, our personal life is truly mobile.

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Topics: EMEA, Retail, Services, Mobility, Omnichannel

WHY CHOOSE ZEBRA AS YOUR OEM PARTNER?

Posted by Hannah Moule October 31, 2018 at 5:24 AM

An increasing number of original equipment manufacturers are selecting devices from the Zebra Technologies OEM portfolio for their products.

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Topics: EMEA, Manufacturing, T&L, Printers, OEM

Optimise ecommerce through supply chain visibility

Posted by Mark Jolley October 24, 2018 at 6:19 AM

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When it comes to online delivery, customers want it all yesterday. "Fast and free" is the new norm, mainly owing to retail pioneers constantly raising the bar with offers like Amazon Prime and even same-day delivery. To keep customers delighted and to provide the best ecommerce experience, end-to-end tracking through supply chain visibility is essential. This not only identifies errors (and culpability) in good time, but also takes advantage of real-time opportunities. Products arrive intact and on schedule, keeping customers informed without squeezing profit margins. Let’s take a look at how technology is enabling supply chain visibility, from plant to warehouse to final destination – and back again, in the case of returns.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Warehouse, Warehouse Management, retail study

The evolution of wearable warehouse technology

Posted by John Wyer October 24, 2018 at 6:05 AM

Employee uses wearable warehouse technology for picking

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Topics: EMEA, Warehouse, Warehouse Management, Wearables, Omnichannel

Is your warehouse OS matching consumer level connectivity?

Posted by John Wyer October 18, 2018 at 10:14 AM

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Topics: EMEA, Warehouse, Warehouse Management, Wearables, Omnichannel