In our new report, Cost Control in Food & Beverage: How Technology Can Help Maximize Profits, we surveyed more than 200 independent operators and chains to understand how they are managing labor, inventory, and loss prevention costs.
In a rapidly advancing and changing market, retailers need to be prepared for the unexpected, from the impacts of new payment options, to the challenges of new entrants and innovations, increasingly complex global supply chains and digitally empowered customers looking to direct their own shopping experience.
While many retailers continue to keep in-store and on-line interactions separate, the leading retailers understand that all channels must be seamlessly integrated to help ensure success — including optimizing logistics for a smarter shopping experience, managing or sourcing on-line inventory to respond to consumer demand, striking the right balance between customer satisfaction and maximising return, and space optimization in the store itself.
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) isn’t just about aligning supply and demand. Ultimately, businesses across all industries need to synchronize plans across all functions to strike the right balance between demand, resources and other constraints. Companies are realizing that their use of analytics to help improve decision making needs to evolve beyond just reporting to include machine learning and optimization.
Download our latest Q&A now with published author and supply chain expert Mike Watson, and learn how virtually any S&OP decision can benefit from advanced analytics and automation. You’ll get practical advice to help build a strawman, so you can move forward quickly – before your competitors!
Read this Executive Brief to know the Top 7 Questions to ask before deploying your Sales and Operations planning.
This eight-page overview highlights Zebra’s portfolio of solutions for the healthcare industry, including asset tracking, inventory management and access control. Harnessing the potential of cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT), and combining technologies such as barcoding, RFID and mobile computing, Zebra’s advanced healthcare technology solutions go beyond standard machine-to-machine communication to create a seamlessly integrated solution that facilitates best practices.
Effortlessly manage your fleet of thermal barcode printers for tighter control and greater outcomes. This paper covers challenges like problematic provisioning, security headaches and muddled monitoring.
Stay ahead of risks inherent in modern connectivity, mobile integration and securing thermal barcode printers. This paper helps you leverage your IT know-how, by evaluating common security risks and tightening control with remote device management systems.
Mantenha-se à frente dos riscos inerentes à conectividade moderna, à integração móvel e à segurança das impressoras térmicas de código de barras. Este documento ajuda você a aproveitar seu know-how de TI, avaliando riscos comuns de segurança e aumentando o controle com sistemas de gerenciamento remoto de dispositivos.
Gerencie sem esforço sua frota de impressoras de código de barras térmicas para maior controle e melhores resultados. Este documento aborda desafios como provisionamento problemático, dores de cabeça de segurança e monitoramento confuso.
Gestione sin esfuerzo su flota de impresoras térmicas de códigos de barras para un control más estricto y mayores resultados. Este artículo cubre desafíos como aprovisionamiento problemático, dolores de cabeza de seguridad y monitoreo confuso.
Manténgase a la vanguardia de los riesgos inherentes a la conectividad moderna, la integración móvil y la seguridad de las impresoras térmicas de códigos de barras. Este documento le ayuda a aprovechar sus conocimientos técnicos de TI, evaluando los riesgos comunes de seguridad y reforzando el control con los sistemas de administración de dispositivos remotos.
Conozca las señales de advertencia para ver si está en riesgo de que sus impresoras dejen de trabajar cuando más las necesita.
Descargue "Los 6 Riesgos más críticos en las Impresoras de Código de Barras."
In the age of evolving shopper expectations and technology advancements, the global retail industry is in the midst of a profound shift in retail operations. To gain a deeper understanding of retailers’ focus, concerns and investment plans, Zebra conducted a global research study across a wide spectrum of retail segments, including: specialty stores, department stores, apparel merchants, supermarkets, electronics, home improvement and drugstore chains. The results of this study are shared in this 2017 Retail Vision Study.
Founded in 1898, the department store chain The Bon-Ton Stores has a long history of innovation. One of the largest regional department store operators in the United States, the retailer is constantly implementing new strategies and technologies to improve customer service in all of its sales channels – beginning with enhancing the customer’s experience on the sales floor.
Whether you’re scanning products, medicine, parts or shipping labels, your data capture needs are dramatically shifting. Traceability demands more data in smaller spaces; mobile payments are on the rise; scanning multiple barcodes consumes valuable time, and there’s less tolerance for inefficiency – capabilities only imaging technology can ful?ll.
To keep your operations running smoothly, you need industrial printers that are ready for today, ready for tomorrow, ready for anything.
Zebra’s new ZT600 printers deliver next-generation power, intelligence and performance, in virtually any industrial environment. Building on the legacy of the legendary Xi™ Series, the ZT610™ and ZT620™ are built for best-in-class integration, deployment, management and maintenance:
• Link-OS® remote management and cloud capabilities give you complete visibility—anywhere, anytime.
• Secure cloud connections with advanced diagnostics let you scale up or down quickly and easily.
• Micro-consistent printing delivers high-quality labels as small as 3mm.
• Field-installable upgrades and flexible configuration options future-proof your set-up.
Rugged environments? Demanding applications? Unpredictable challenges? Keep your supply chains working at full tilt with full visibility, thanks to the brawn, brains and adaptability of Zebra’s new ZT600 printers.
Near-perfect inventory visibility is critical to transforming the customer experience and competing in the retail revolution. Yet inventory accuracy across retail sectors hovers at around 60%. That shortfall causes retailers to lose out on potential sales and puts customer loyalty at risk.How do retailers address this issue? RFID—or radio frequency identification—is 10 times more efficient at cycle counting and can increase inventory accuracy across the supply chain by up to 99.5%, enabling retailers to truly compete in the highly competitive omnichannel world. Launch a successful RFID technology pilot program in your retail operation with our free How-to Guide: Five Steps to Piloting RFID for Unprecedented Inventory Visibility. This guide takes you from Step 1 (a KPI checklist) to Step 5 (execution and monitoring), so you can launch a pilot program and effectively measure its ROI before moving to full deployment. Download the free Guide today.
Today’s shoppers demand technology-enabled experiences that straddle clicks and bricks. They want better prices, more choices, next-day delivery and easy returns. They want a quick, friction-free product search and purchase experience, and they want it right now. How can retail technology help you satisfy them? Our 10th annual Shopper Vision Study surveyed thousands of consumers throughout North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, asking the questions that really matter to find out what shoppers really want—giving you the insight you need to be their preferred retailer, both in-store and online. The New Retail Mandate: Shopper Vision Study reveals exactly what your customers are thinking, what their habits are and how retail technology can help you be more effective. Download the Shopper Study today to learn how today’s smartest retailers use emerging technology to manage inventory, enrich the shopping experience and keep shoppers satisfied.
By 2022, only 12 percent of warehouse operations will use pen and paper, according to a recent Zebra study. Why are manual processes vanishing? Because automation and connectivity enable the modern warehouse to stay compliant, deliver on time and ensure more overall customer satisfaction, every single time. You can create a more efficient, compliant and profitable warehouse. Learn how with our free eBook, 6 Steps to Flawless Fulfillment. You’ll discover actionable strategies to:
Deploy industrial wireless solutions to optimize team productivity and workflow.
Improve staff communications and management to maximize on-the-job efficiency and effectiveness.
Streamline order picking processes to cut costs and save time.
Create advanced inventory and storage capabilities to improve efficiency and accuracy.
Upgrade inbound handling operations to process more shipments, more accurately.
Turnaround outbound performance to deliver the ‘last mile’ in flawless fulfillment.