23 Jan

5 Functions to Employ Mobile Manufacturing Apps for a Better Bottom Line

In the consumer world, there’s an app for everything. Want to check your kid’s team schedule? There’s an app for that. Need directions? There’s an app for that too. Want to check tomorrow’s weather? Ditto.  You get the picture. Apps are everywhere, and for good reason. They make things easy—and not just in your personal life. In the last several years, apps have become more and more ingrained in business processes.

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22 Nov

What the End of Windows Means for You

Microsoft has announced their plan to end service for several of their widely-used mobile operating systems. Here’s the timeline:

  • Windows Embedded CE 6.0 is scheduled to end service on 6/10/2018
  • Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld is scheduled to end service on 6/9/2019
  • Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 is scheduled to end service on 1/14/2020

What about Windows 10 Mobile, the versatile OS that supports ruggedized mobile devices for many organizations? Since Windows 10 follows the Windows as a Service lifecycle, it depends on the version of your device. That means your devices may end support on 1/9/2018, or may be supported until 12/10/2019.
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21 Mar
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16 Feb

Give Your Shop Floor the Technology that It Needs

With the continuing growth of the manufacturing industry comes orders of greater volume—that customers expect to be completed in the usual turnaround times. So how can you can be prepared to meet this higher demand? With the newest technologies in place, you can increase your operational efficiency, finish orders quickly, boost your profit margins, and reduce errors.

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20 Jan

Your Last Chargeback Ever. Four Ways to Eliminate Chargebacks for Good

Problem: SIMPLE mistakes—ones that can be avoided—can be costly. Shipping the wrong item, sending the wrong volume, or misplacing a label can all lead to chargebacks.

Solution: By investing in the right technologies, processes, and training, you can eliminate chargebacks for good. The following are excellent examples of chargeback-stopping strategies you can implement right now:

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12 Jan

The Top 5 Benefits of Combining Your Picking and Packing Methods with the Right Technologies

You finished putting all the pieces together and have shipped out the order. Everything that was supposed to be in it was there….right? Wait, where does this item go? Can we catch the truck before it hits the gate?

Unfortunately, it happens. For whatever reason, something was missed despite all the planning and paperwork that listed everything that was supposed to be in the order.

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12 Dec
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08 Apr

Strategies to Harness the Power of Mobile Computing in Manufacturing

In our previous blog post, we discussed some of the many benefits of mobile applications in manufacturing. Mobility helps manufacturers become more agile, efficient, and profitable, but incorporating mobile applications into established processes is no small task. The costs can outweigh the benefits if you aren’t adequately prepared. Before implementing any changes, you must make sure that you have an effective mobility strategy in place.

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