Recycling is a generous act by consumers. Yet municipalities are often not so giving with the resources they offer to help end users follow recycling rules and regulations. “There are not sufficient recycling tools or good enough information for consumers,” said Todor Petkov, co-founder of Giunko. The Bologna, Italy-based technology start-up was launched in 2014 for the purpose of releasing Junker, an app designed to streamline the recycling process for Italian...

Life as a Scandit employee is always busy but never dull. A perfect example of the fast-paced, fun Scandit work culture in action is our recent corporate event in sunny Barcelona, Spain. From May 17-19, 2017, Scandit employees from the US, UK, Switzerland, France, and other points across Europe gathered in Barcelona to share ideas, collaborate on innovation and soak up some of the local culture. Here are a few highlights...

Mobile inventory management allows retail employees to instantly scan products and take stock of inventory. Using a smartphone, tablet or wearable device, associates can count and track all of the products distributed across a retailer’s environment. This capability ensures adequate stock levels and real-time awareness of the availability of inventory for orders. In addition, automating the inventory management process with mobile data capture greatly reduces the human error associated with manually...

Scandit had a very busy and productive spring 2017. We exhibited at four major retail and logistics conferences in the US and Europe. As we pause to catch our breath before the summer begins, let’s take a look back at each event. EuroShop Held March 5-9, 2017 in Dusseldorf, Germany, EuroShop brought about 113,000 global attendees together with more than 2,300 fellow vendors. Scandit spent five days interactively displaying its latest innovative...

A lot can happen to a product during the retail putaway process. Fortunately, mobile data capture can ensure easy, accurate item putaway for retailers. By capturing barcode data with traditional mobile devices, retailers can instantly record goods as they are put away. Mobile data capture is flexible enough to effectively confirm the placement of items on store shelves, in back rooms and warehouses, in storage bins and containers, or in other...

In May 2017, Scandit exhibited at the Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) 2017 conference for retail organizations held in London, UK. Scandit demonstrated a wide range of leading edge mobile data capture solutions that can help retailers understand and transform their operations. One new mobile data capture capability Scandit highlighted at RBTE 2017 is MatrixScan. Available as an optional premium feature, MatrixScan enables users to locate, track and decode multiple barcodes at...

Mobile order entry opens supply chain processes for retailers like never before. Scanning barcodes with traditional mobile devices allows retailers to provide real-time supply chain access and control to any entity they choose. This means that retail supply chain participants including store associates, warehouse workers, customers, distributors and vendors can instantly check stock levels and place orders with the scan of a code. Therefore, a retailer can make its entire product catalog immediately accessible...

Mobile asset management provides retail organizations with a real-time snapshot of where assets are located throughout the enterprise. This means retailers can quickly find and track assets within their organizations, using mobile data capture. For example, a retailer may need to locate a specific truck or railcar to carry a product of a certain size. With mobile asset management, this task is as easy as scanning a barcode using a smartphone,...