Mobile data capture technology is taking the world of retail by storm, empowering employees and customers alike by making convenient, high-performance barcode scanning available on ordinary smart devices. Smartphones, tablets and wearables equipped with mobile data capture software make retail scanning faster and easier, boosting staff productivity and customer satisfaction. However, despite its many advantages, mobile barcode scanning is a significant investment for any retailer. That’s why it’s critical to...

Mobile data capture solutions developed with the Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK or apps based on the Scandit Flow platform are uniquely suited to streamlining retail logistics operations. Moving data capture activities from traditional scanners or mobile computers to less expensive smartphones, tablets and wearables significantly reduces total cost of ownership (TCO). Smartphones and tablets are also easier to operate in tight retail logistics environments or at awkward angles than traditional scanners...

In a new video interview, RailCare CEO Philipp Wegmueller explains how the company, a subsidiary of Coop Switzerland, improves supply chain business processes using Scandit mobile data capture technology. Watch the video below. “Advances in mobile technology and digitalization provide us with a great opportunity to improve our operations, eliminate paper, continuously monitor and track the transport chain, and significantly reduce reaction times,” said Wegmueller. In addition to using Scandit mobile data capture...

In June 2017, Scandit exhibited at the GS1 Connect 2017 conference for supply chain professionals held in Las Vegas, NV. Scandit's activities included a presentation from CTO and co-founder Christian Floerkemeier, as well as a variety of advanced mobile data capture technology demonstrations. In his presentation, "Transforming Data Capture in the Supply Chain," Floerkemeier discussed how today's smartphones have evolved into powerful data capture devices. He also discussed how in the...

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...

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,...