VDC Research, the leading AutoID and Data Capture analyst firm, has today released its latest industry white paper on mobile barcode scanning. The report, Revolutionizing Data Capture: Bringing enterprise-grade barcode scanning to everyone, takes a close look at the rise and success of mobile barcode scanning in the enterprise to improve mission-critical business processes throughout the supply chain. With a focus on Scandit, VDC analyzes how mobile barcode scanning is helping enterprises across verticals...

Barcodes are everywhere: on our favorite products, in the advertisements we see, on our mail and now even on the foods we eat. But that hasn’t always been the case. What began as an attempt to automate the grocery store checkout experience has evolved into an entire industry of automation and data capture that has taken the world by storm— revolutionizing many standard business processes that we still use today. While...

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...

Enterprise mobility is a topic on the minds of many businesses as mobile use continues to rise in the workplace. Through the use of smartphones, tablets and wearable devices enterprises are streamlining their internal and external business processes, and rapidly transforming their work with mobile apps. As companies continue to leverage mobile devices to perform key business processes, more data is becoming available about the usage of mobile apps—and the results are exciting....

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 +...

Rugged smartphones offer enterprises increased mobile flexibility, lowered costs and greater efficiency in the workplace. In our new eBook, we provide industry perspectives into the  purchasing and deployment of rugged mobile smartphones in the enterprise for logistics, manufacturing, retail, wholesale distribution, healthcare and field service use cases. Download our free 16-page eBook to learn more about: The advantages rugged smartphones can offer your business The lowered total cost of ownership and increased functionality...

The logistics industry is rapidly changing as new technologies emerge to increase efficiency for common business processes throughout the supply chain. In this customer spotlight, we’re going to take a look at how Scandit’s software-based barcode scanner is helping logistics technology supplier Logcom provide innovative IT solutions for today’s logistics enterprises. Logcom is a European logistics technology firm that produces Picavi, a pick by vision warehouse picking system that powers smart...

When most people think of Scandit they think of enterprise barcode scanning in a warehouse or stockroom. What might be a surprise to some is the prevalence of Scandit’s technology in the consumer mobile app marketplace as well. Scandit is used in dozens of consumer-facing mShopping, price comparison, product lookup and customer loyalty applications. Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at shopkick and how they help connect the physical...