Data Capture

Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated data collection technologies in use in warehouses and distribution centers.


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ADC: Turning data capture into decisions
ADC device technology continues to advance, but suppliers increasingly emphasize continuous monitoring and IoT-type sensing and analytic solutions as...
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New White Paper: Barcodes in Small Scale Facilities: Is it Worth It?
Explore the benefits and value of implementing a barcoding system, and to ultimately help you decide if this is the right solution for your...

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By Bob Trebilcock · March 8, 2017
Distribution center and warehouse managers who think they’re not in the center of the supply chain are kidding themselves. We talked to managers, consultants and academics about the supply chain processes most likely to impact DCs today.
By MMH Staff · March 6, 2017
Smart technologies to provide shoppers with new levels of personalization, speed and convenience.
By MMH Staff · February 22, 2017
Automated Imaging Association re-elects four incumbent board members.
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2017
Standards initiative workgroups restructured following success of standards adoption, basic education work.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2016
Modern Materials Handling sat down with David Krebs, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Mobility & Connected Devices, to talk about mobile technology and it's use in the warehouse environments
By Roberto Michel · December 14, 2016
Wearable technologies are nothing new in warehouses. For decades, equipment such as ring scanners, arm-mounted devices, and voice headsets and terminals have made warehouse processes more productive and accurate. That doesn’t mean, however, that wearables are standing still.
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By MMH Staff · December 13, 2016
Explore the benefits and value of implementing a barcoding system, and to ultimately help you decide if this is the right solution for your organization.
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
Suppliers and users of scanners, printers and rugged mobile devices find themselves at the intersection of technological advances, increasing consumer demands and rising labor costs. The top players are finding ways to meet each challenge with minimal risk as the market landscape continues to shift. Leaders in Automatic Data Capture suppliers 2016, RFID suppliers Top 20, Warehouse data capture devices, Top 20 suppliers of warehouse data capture technology
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By MMH Staff · October 11, 2016
Don’t assume that printing barcode labels in-house is the least expensive approach. There are numerous factors that affect your true cost – from equipment and supplies to maintenance fees and staff resources.
By Sara Pearson Specter · October 7, 2016
The latest label print/apply systems sync data and placement variability.
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By MMH Staff · July 20, 2016
Used as a stand-alone or as a complementary technology to laser- and camera-based data capture, Radio-Frequency Identification technologies offer an increasingly affordable and automated means to improve inventory accuracy and omni-channel fulfillment execution. RFID White Paper, RFID Automation from SICK,
By Roberto Michel · July 1, 2016
ADC device technology continues to advance, but suppliers increasingly emphasize continuous monitoring and IoT-type sensing and analytic solutions as much as new hardware. The goal is better decision support as data capture evolves.
By Chris Lewis · June 1, 2016
Five emerging technologies are reshaping the present and future of maintenance practices for materials handling systems.
By Josh Bond · March 23, 2016
Enterprise labeling systems and configurable business logic help streamline complex requirements.
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By MMH Staff · March 14, 2016
Visibility and access to critical data in real time and in an actionable format will help logistics providers keep pace with consumer demand and expectations.

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