As computer games titles are to consoles, movies are to 4K TVs and music to the hi-fi – so are apps to your mobile devices.
When developing the TC8000, our new all-touch industrial mobile computer, our design guys spent a lot of time observing teams in warehousing and logistics operations. Based on those observations, they set themselves a number of objectives.
In my first blog I explained how we think the Internet of Things (IoT), the on-demand supply chain and built to order will be 3 important trends in manufacturing this year.
So how can manufacturers cost-efficiently embrace these trends?
If you’re a manufacturer, you’ll be all too aware that you’re in the innovation business: success relies on constantly squeezing more time out of processes, reducing costs and getting more things made faster.
The ‘Internet of things’ (IoT) will soon change our everyday lives, whether personally or professionally. From now until 2020, 50 billion connected devices will improve production processes and efficiently combat general wastage, including food wastage.
As we discussed in the first part of this latest blog series, numerous industrial environments have still not upgraded to an industrial wireless network, instead relying on the same standard network currently supporting their carpeted space. This is causing serious issues for businesses, as complex working environments demand a dependable, powerful connection in order to cope with their ever changing and chaotic nature, extreme conditions and diverse range of devices.
Are you and your WiFi technology a match made in heaven, or is it a tortuous, high maintenance relationship?
Zebra has won the prestigious WMS & Inventory Management Software Award at the Logistics Business IT 2015 Awards.
Running a supply chain with numerous variables is a complex undertaking. Lean manufacturing principles support performance improvement, but the ultimate goal of a low-cost, waste-free supply chain that delivers the perfect order on time, every time remains elusive.
IoT Platform – A new category of Enterprise software—What to look out for and how to choose?