Delivering the correct products to the right customers in a timely manner is the culmination of online retailing. The convenience and immediacy of e-commerce is lost if retailers cannot quickly and accurately ensure proof of delivery. Fortunately, retailers can streamline proof of delivery workflows. Delivery drivers can use a smartphone or tablet to efficiently scan products for proof of delivery and signature capture. This reduces time and cost associated with obtaining...

For developers, perhaps the biggest obstacle to getting your organization on board with adopting a disruptive technology like mobile data capture is making the case for a great return on investment (ROI).  Here are 9 questions that finance and operations executives will likely ask developers before agreeing to replace dedicated mobile barcode scanners with mobile data capture technology. Having the right answers will go a long way toward getting company-wide buy-in for a mobile data capture implementation project. 1. Which solution provides...

Summer is here and the time is right – for assessing the state of your enterprise data capture environment. The pace of business tends to slow down in July and August. This means the peak summer months are the perfect time for reviewing your operations and seeing if introducing mobile data capture would reduce costs and increase efficiency. Here are a few specific factors worth checking out. Age and Condition of Dedicated...

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...

PRESS RELEASE Demonstrations to include Scandit Case for iPod touch, Scandit Flow 2.0 San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland – April 26, 2017 – Scandit, developer of leading software-based barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices, is demonstrating its new leading-edge scanning feature, MatrixScan, at Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) 2017 in London, May 8-9 (stand 880). Scandit will also demonstrate a range of additional mobile data capture solutions. Launched as...

Retailers can obtain a wealth of real-time enterprise data with mobile barcode scans. Following is a brief overview of how mobile data capture helps retailers transform processes and tasks related to the use cases of clienteling, mobile POS (mPOS), mobile shopping (mShopping), order entry, self-checkout, inventory management and proof of delivery (POD). Clienteling Mobile apps provide store associates with real-time access to vital information at the point of customer interaction. By scanning a...

Previously, enterprise data capture solutions were limited to expensive, dedicated handheld barcode scanners and mobile computers. Today, thanks to advancements in mobile technology and software, companies are able to leverage the built-in hardware on smart devices to capture data from barcodes at the enterprise level. Large companies are beginning to deploy mobile data capture solutions for a variety of use cases across the supply chain. These solutions are transforming enterprises by...

Barcode scanning is one of the easiest ways to collect product data. But choosing a scanning device is not always so simple. Initially, enterprises must decide whether to use a dedicated hardware scanner, peripheral device, or mobile devices equipped with a data capture solution. All of these options have their pros and cons. Dedicated scanners are rugged, ergonomic, and offer a high degree of scanning performance. However, dedicated scanners are expensive to...