Businesses of every kind are investing in mobile barcode scanning solutions to increase the efficiency, transparency and profitability of their daily operations. Whether you’re a retail enterprise looking to empower shoppers with a self-scanning application or a logistics company attempting to mobilize your proof of delivery workflows, mobile data capture technology is a powerful asset across a breadth of industries. However, there are two key challenges that keep enterprises from...

Today’s enterprises are constantly exploring new technologies to meet the growing demand for seamless Last Mile delivery. Thanks to innovations in mobile computer vision and AR in transportation, Post and Parcel organizations can empower employees with computer vision software in camera-equipped smart devices to monitor the status of deliveries at any point during transit, giving them the tools they need to more effectively identify and resolve process inefficiencies. Read on...

In the world of healthcare, efficiency is everything. Even a few seconds saved when accessing patient information can make all the difference when it comes to coordinating care and providing the best possible service. As a result, healthcare providers nationwide are turning to mobile barcode scanning solutions to bolster the speed and cost-efficiency of their pharmacy and care operations, providing superior results for patients and boosting their bottom line in...

The Last Mile of the delivery process, where parcels are sorted to reach their final destinations, is complex and challenging. Fortunately for Post and Parcel organizations, mobile computer vision technology allows them to scan barcodes with smart devices to complete all tasks in every area of the Last Mile enterprise, more affordably and effectively than ever before. Here are five key reasons smart devices equipped with mobile computer vision solutions, such...

Every manufacturer faces unique asset traceability challenges. Whether they specialize in producing vehicles, computers or any other complex product, manufacturing plants have to keep track of thousands upon thousands of tiny parts every day. Most plants make use of barcodes to identify and trace parts as they journey across assembly lines and warehouses. However, in today’s fast-paced and demanding manufacturing environments, traditional mobile scanning computers are too expensive and inflexible...

Mobile data capture technology is a serious investment requiring careful assessment. Fortunately, the following 45-second test will answer the foundational question of whether mobile data capture can improve your business operations. Provide a simple yes or no answer to each of the following six questions. 1. Can your employees and customers get real-time inventory data by scanning the barcode on an item? 2. Can you report where any item is in your supply...

Mobile devices have become tools consumers use every day for on-demand communication, navigation and information. The emergence of a mobile-driven, constantly connected consumer lifestyle has prompted retail to evolve into a new seamless model that blends physical and digital channels. Customers may order in-store for home delivery, order at home for in-store pickup, redeem digital discounts in-store, digitally pay in advance for “click and collect” purchases, or engage in countless other...

Using mobile barcode scanning, retailers can track shipping and receiving activities across the organization in real time. This allows retailers to capture inventory the moment it arrives from the source and continually track items through every internal shipping and receiving touchpoint. Retailers can even extend tracking to the customer by allowing them to automatically place orders with consumer apps that offer mobile data capture capabilities. Mobile barcode scanning apps also offer the chance to...