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,...

Retail organizations can use mobile data capture to more efficiently pick items needed for omnichannel orders and then ensure the correct products are packed into the proper shipments. Compared to paper-based order picking, retailers can fulfill more orders with mobile order picking in a shorter time period using fewer workers. As a result, costs as well as the time needed to fulfill orders are reduced. Retail workers can use mobile barcodes...

Mobile data capture enables retailers to easily track and trace items at any point in the supply chain. The capability to find items in real time, from source to shelf, is crucial for success in modern retail. Products now move seamlessly from initial source to centralized warehouses to regional distribution facilities. From there, they may pass through a brick-and-mortar store or online purchase pickup location, or be directly delivered to the...

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...

Retail logistics management has become a much more complex task in recent years. Retail organizations are now engaged in an extended supply chain where products move seamlessly from initial source to centralized warehouses to regional distribution facilities. From there, they may pass through a brick-and-mortar store or online purchase pickup location, or be directly delivered to the end customer. Further complicating matters is the fact that retail business is now conducted...

In April 2017, Scandit exhibited at the ProMat 2017 conference for supply chain and manufacturing professionals held in Chicago, Illinois. Highlights of the event included the official release of Scandit Barcode Scanner SDK 5.2 and its new premium MatrixScan feature. During the event, Scandit debuted MatrixScan. Available as an optional premium feature, MatrixScan enables users to locate, track and decode multiple barcodes at once and adds visual feedback in the user interface...

PRESS RELEASE MatrixScan enables users to perform receiving, item handling and search and find more than three times faster San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland – April 4, 2017 – Scandit, developer of leading software-based barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices, today announced the release of Barcode Scanner SDK 5.2 for iOS, Android, Windows and other supported platforms. Available on April 6, 2017, this latest iteration includes a new...