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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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When will next-gen technology solve some of our age-old problems?

Posted by Mark Jolley August 8, 2018 at 3:24 AM

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On a recent trip to Johannesburg, stranded on the runway hearing the crushing words “delay”, I couldn’t quite get my head round why, in this day and age, with incredible intelligence and technology at our disposal we are still facing frustrations that were common 10 or even 20 years ago. We encounter problems or inconveniences everyday that are seemingly simple to solve, yet there often aren’t solutions on the market. Is this due to lack of innovation, funds or demand perhaps? Some solutions seem glaringly obvious to me.

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Topics: EMEA

YOU CAN EMPOWER YOUR MOBILE STAFF WITH ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES

Posted by Hannah Moule July 18, 2018 at 5:02 AM

Q-Park in Sweden has empowered its parking attendants, equipping them with Zebra TC75x Touch Computers and Zebra ZQ510 Mobile Printers, along with various charging and clip & carry accessories.

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Topics: Mobility, Printers, Services, EMEA, Field Mobility

SUPERMARKET CUSTOMERS EXPECT WELL-STOCKED SHELVES

Posted by Hannah Moule June 25, 2018 at 7:55 AM

So supermarkets need an efficient ordering and inventory management system.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Retail, Services, EMEA

A FURTHER ZEBRA ANDROID DEPLOYMENT FOR WORLDWIDE SECURITY FIRM SECURITAS

Posted by Hannah Moule June 25, 2018 at 7:20 AM

Securitas Netherlands has already equipped its mobile guards with handheld computers from Zebra Technologies. Now Securitas OY in Finland has deployed Zebra’s TC56.

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Topics: Mobility, EMEA, Field Mobility

BRINGING RETAIL TECHNOLOGY TO THE WHOLESALE SECTOR

Posted by Marie-France Dequeker June 11, 2018 at 11:41 PM

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Wildkamp, a leading technical wholesaler in the Netherlands, has launched Zebra Self-Scanning technology.

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Topics: Retail, EMEA, Customer Experience, Self-Scanning

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: Supply Chain, EMEA, Warehouse Management, Warehouse

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 Management, Warehouse

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