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...

Leading health care services company Cardinal Health distributes wholesale pharmaceutical and medical products to more than 100,000 locations. Providing affordable, reliable scan-based product ordering for its numerous clients has historically proved challenging. With a widespread client base including more than 75% of the hospitals in the U.S., Dublin, Ohio-based Cardinal Health encourages pharmaceutical customers to place orders online. To that end, the $102.5 billion company offers an online pharmaceutical portal called...

In just two weeks, we'll hit the road for Dusseldorf, Germany to participate in EuroCIS 2016 — Europe’s leading trade fair for retail technology. We'll be on-site showcasing the power of our latest mobile solutions for retailers, with live demos of Self-Checkout and Order Entry solutions for all attendees. Our hand-on demos will allow attendees to personally experience the power of our technology at work. We’ll also be introducing the Scandit Case, which...

New Order Entry App Increases Mobile Purchasing 85% Year-Over-Year for National Distributor San Francisco, California — October 06, 2015 — Scandit, developer of the leading software-based barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices, today announced that Imperial Supplies, a major US distributor of quality fleet maintenance products, has launched Scandit’s mobile barcode scanning platform to help provide a streamlined order entry experience for transportation and wholesale customers across the...

For many companies, placing orders has been a tedious, manual process involving catalogs, spreadsheets and phone calls. That is quickly changing as more vendors take an omnichannel approach to distributing their products, providing customers with options to place orders online or through mobile devices. In turn, market expectations have changed, and those that aren’t offering a streamlined way of placing orders are at risk of losing sales and customers. Here are three...

Wholesale product catalogs come in many shapes, sizes and degrees of complexity. Some catalogs are printed and distributed by mail, online or in person, but no matter their format wholesale product catalogs are often out-of-date and cumbersome, making it difficult to update and distribute quickly to customers or sales reps. Imagine for second that your customers could have instant access to the latest product inventory, descriptions and purchasing options for up to...

In any wholesale distribution operation, the ability to provide efficient, simple order entry is essential to both customer satisfaction and business success. As a distributor, simpler ordering processes for customers can result in increased order frequency and an improved bottom line for your business. By integrating and deploying a mobile order entry app to customer mobile devices, you can improve your order management system, and become a vendor of choice by...

For wholesale distributors, it's important to be able to react quickly to meet customer needs and market demand fluctuations. When customers need to place orders quickly to re-stock store shelves and inventory, distributors need to be able to provide an easy and efficient ordering solution that gives them the ability to submit orders fast—from the sales floor, stockroom or even on-the-go. In today's customer spotlight we take a look at wholesale distributor Winterhalter +...