Fleet management solutions provide valuable information about your fleet and drivers that can be used to improve operations. Real-time information about vehicle usage, driver behavior and fuel consumption help you determine where your highest costs are and what areas of your operation can be improved to deliver more benefit to your customers. With mobile solutions such as GPS tracking, Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) and wireless mobile devices you can begin measuring performance in real-time. Automatic alerts provide you with the hard data you need to begin making improvements. Common alerts include:
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Returnable Transport Items or RTIs are durable packaging/containers that are used to transport goods from distribution centers and warehouses and are returned and reused. Many large retailers and the U.S. Department of Defense actually mandate the use of RTIs. There are many types, but common RTIs include:
CorporateProfile.com recently interviewed Nic Toms, CEO of DecisionPoint Systems, Inc., he commented on the reverse merger with NASDAQ listed Comamtech, which was announced last month and DecisionPoint’s record Q3 revenues.
In our November 16th post I provided information about the two typical segments of mobile retail solutions—In-Store Systems and Distribution Systems. Today I’d like to take a closer look at one type of distribution center solution, Transportation Management Systems.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) Annual Convention and EXPO will be held January 9-12, 2011. T
he NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association and their annual convention and EXPO is not to be missed, so register early! The 2010 show was a great success and attendance was up over 25% from 2009 and the 2011 show promises to be even more exciting because NRF is celebrating 100 years of retail leadership. DecisionPoint Systems is looking forward to seeing you all there and will be exhibiting during the EXPO January 10-11th. Be on the lookout for additional information about the solutions and applications we’ll be showing in the coming weeks.
In our October 29th post I announced the release of the Motorola ES400 Enterprise Digital Assistant and provided the opportunity to download the ES400 Field Mobility Application Brief in the November 11th post. Today I’d like to share this great video from Motorola that summarizes all of the features that the ES400 offers to field workers and mobile task workers. Learn more about how the ES400 empowers your mobile workforce.
In our August 16th post I provided some interesting facts from a study that compared the failure rates and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of rugged and commercial devices. A recent study by Venture Development Corporation (VDC) that surveyed mobile device users over the last 12 months offers compelling data that shows that rugged mobile devices require fewer repairs and last longer than commercial-grade devices—lowering total cost of ownership. Here are some interesting statistics from the VDC study:
Typical mobile retail solutions can be categorized in two segments by business function:
QR Codes, or Quick Response Codes are a type of 2D bar code symbologythat is designed to be scanned by the camera on a mobile phone. You may have seen these popping up in advertisements or even during shopping trips. QR codes are gaining popularity because they provide consumers with the ability to instantly access information about products, visit websites and learn more about sales/promotions.
We’ve recently updated the download section of our site for easier navigation and I wanted to remind everyone about the numerous resources and information that is available for download. DecisionPoint’s download section is a great resource to learn more about Enterprise Mobility Solutions and offers:
In our October 29th post I provided information about the new Motorola ES400 Enterprise Digital Assistant (EDA). Today I’d like to provide you with the opportunity to learn more about the ES400 and the benefits it provides to a variety of field workers. Download the Motorola ES400 Field Mobility Application Brief to learn more.
Also, check out the video below that features Darin Soll, CXT Software CEO and DecisionPoint partner discussing the strong demand for rugged, small form-factor devices like the ES400.
If your business relies on mobility it is essential that you maximize equipment performance to get the most Return on Investment (ROI). DecisionPoint Systems is a Zebra Premier Partner and Authorized Service Provider and our value-added services are designed to help you preserve your Zebra investment. You invested in rugged and reliable printing technology to improve productivity and increase customer satisfaction, with DecisionPoint’s value-added services you can continue to do so.
Mobility provides a variety of ways for delivery and installation crews to better serve customers. When a consumer purchases an item that must be professionally installed, they want it done right and in a timely manner. With a mobile device in hand, field workers have access to detailed information about the work order in real-time. Eliminating paper processes and providing your workers with mobile devices enables:
In our Nov. 5th post I provided additional information about MobileCare™ Up and Running and as promised, today we’re going to take a closer look at the features of DecisionPoint’s MobileCare™ Keep it Running.
In our Nov. 3rd post I announced the release of two new MobileCare™ Support offerings from DecisionPoint, today we’re going to take a closer look at MobileCare™ Up and Running.
Motorola recently announced the release of the new MC65 mobile computer. Watch the video below to learn more about this new product and check back in the next few weeks for additional information about the benefits that this rugged and flexible device brings to a variety of industries.
Yesterday, DecisionPoint announced the launch of two new offerings in its MobileCare™ mobile systems support services program—Up and Running and Keep it Running. These two new offerings are easy-to-order bundled sets of MobileCare™ Services that have been carefully selected to ensure seamless mobile computing system startup and continued system performance.
In the retail industry many commissioned sales associates at department stores and specialty fashion stores refer to their book of clients as their “black book.” This black book of clients poses a problem for many retailers because using a paper system to track customers and past purchases means that when a sales associate leaves, so does all of their client data. Many retailers have begun automating the “black book” and supplying their sales associates with Enterprise Digital Assistants (EDAs) that not only increase customer satisfaction, but also capture all customer data so that it stays with the retailer. Some typical applications that run on EDAs and empower sales associates include:
In our October 29th post I provided information about some of the key features of the Motorola ES400 Enterprise Digital Assistant (EDA). Today I’m providing this great video from Motorola that goes into more detail about the ES400 features and how it empowers mobile task workers inside and outside the four walls. Enjoy!