Wireless

<p>An independent distributor uses a handheld computer with attached portable printer to wirelessly transmit delivery information to Mission Foods in real time and generate invoices at a grocery retailer’s store.</p> By Maida Napolitano · April 1, 2011
Over the past six years, the tortilla manufacturer has rolled out a combination of wireless technologies—from handhelds, to wireless networks, to RFID—to automate transactions, track assets, and manage labor and inventory in its distribution and warehouse operations. Here’s how they made it happen.
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By George Kokoris · January 25, 2011
This paper will review the key requirements when considering a mobility solution. Historically, enterprise mobility solutions – whether supporting a field technician, a warehouse worker or a delivery driver – have been deployed as a point solution, separate from the overall IT infrastructure. However this approach has limitations in system scalability and manageability.
By MMH Staff · December 21, 2010
Purchase expands market reach and application software capabilities
By Noel P. Bodenburg · November 17, 2010
The project, "Select", is funded by the European Commission for the development of innovative wireless solutions to manage the logistics and manufacturing chain.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 25, 2010
After several quiet years, RFID is back in the spotlight. This time, it seems to be working.
By MMH Staff · October 7, 2010
Mountable directly to any class II or class III lift truck to save floor space, the CLS cargo lift scale weighs loads in transit.
<p>A screenshot One of Bluefly’s “Closet Confessions” commercials, featuring Bethenny Frankel of “The Real Housewives of New York City,” with scannable information about things for sale on Bluefly. <i>Image courtesy of the New York Times.</i></p> By Bob Trebilcock · September 30, 2010
Are you ready for bar code solutions that use the mobile camera phone as the link between the physical world and the digital world on your TV?
By Bob Trebilcock · August 20, 2010
Materials handling no longer stops at the dock door.
By Bridget McCrea · July 15, 2010
Our technology correspondent examines where RFID and wireless communications currently stand as logistics and supply chain management enablers and then defines the remaining barriers to adoption. Just how far are we from real-time visibility?
By Bob Trebilcock · July 2, 2010
It's all about mobility and wireless in the supply chain, says VDC Research.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 29, 2010
After a tough 2009, the market for mobile computing and wireless solutions is bouncing back, says VDC Research. Participate in a survey and have your voice heard.

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