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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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On top of its game with Zebra Technologies

Posted by Ediz Unsal April 11, 2018 at 10:55 AM

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VfL Bochum, a second-division German football club, is one of the oldest established sports organisations in the world. However, that doesn’t mean it’s traditional in all senses of the word. It wants the latest technology to support its operational efficiency, which is why it has deployed a range of ZXP Series printers, including the latest Series 7 printer, and associated cards and ribbons, as well as TC70 Touch Computers from Zebra Technologies.

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Topics: Identification, EMEA, Mobile Printing, mobile computing, Events, Loyalty, Touch computing, TC70, ZXP, Card printer

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: Supply Chain, EMEA, Warehouse Management, Warehouse

Choosing the right mobile solutions to support your retail requirements

Posted by Steve Northcott March 27, 2018 at 3:43 AM

Choosing the right mobile solutions to support your retail requirements

How do you choose the right mobile solutions to support your retail requirements?

As the retail industry continues to evolve at an exponential rate, it’s imperative that retailers stay ahead of the curve. In our last two blogs, The Future of the Retail Customer Experience and Mobile Technology in the Retail Industry: Top Apps Retailers Are Using, we have explored how the use of technology in-store is changing, including how retail mobile solutions are being deployed in order to maximise ROI (return on investment) and how they are being used to improve the customer experience.

In this blog, we’ll discuss how retailers can choose the right mobile solutions to empower their employees, as well as how they can be integrated into the store effectively.

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Topics: Retail, EMEA, Customer Experience

Significantly boosting warehouse productivity with Zebra Technologies

Posted by Alessandra Curzi March 2, 2018 at 6:07 AM

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Italian wire and cables manufacturer, General Cavi, has boosted its warehouse productivity by 15% since deploying Zebra Technologies TC8000 Touch Mobile Computer. 

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Topics: EMEA, mobile computing, Warehousing, TC8000, Warehouse

DYNAMIC LOGISTICS WILL RESULT IN A NEW SUPPLY CHAIN APPROACH

Posted by Corina Sehmar February 27, 2018 at 4:16 AM

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It’s out with the old and in with the new. Logistics companies need to adopt new technologies to ensure their delivery operations meet future demand.

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Topics: EMEA, T&L, mobile devices

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

Security comes first with Zebra

Posted by Marie-France Dequeker February 8, 2018 at 4:12 AM

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Do you want to ensure your mobile teams are working efficiently, whilst increasing their safety? Leading global Security services company Securitas does – which is why Zebra Technologies TC75 Touch Computers are recommended across its group as the future-proof, rugged Android device of choice for its patrol guards.

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Topics: EMEA, Field Mobility, TC75, Android, OneCare, Securitas, Indicium, AirWatch

Getting a Big-Picture Vision of Clinical Mobility Considerations

Posted by Wayne Miller February 7, 2018 at 10:57 AM

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Implementing a clinical mobility solution is great way to improve clinician efficiency and support better patient care. With real-time access to patient data, the ability to collaborate with peers on a moment’s notice and the capability to effectively manage patient alarms, a mobile clinician is an empowered clinician.

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Topics: Healthcare, Barcodes, EMEA, Patient Identification

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

Tapping the productivity well: Mobile computing for oil, gas & petrochemical companies

Posted by Hannah Moule December 21, 2017 at 8:56 AM

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Even in the petroleum industries, Jean Paul Getty’s recipe for success – rise early, work hard, strike oil – is by no means enough to achieve it. ‘Efficiency, effectiveness, productivity’ isn’t as pithy, but nowadays it’s more apt.

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Topics: EMEA, mobile computing