Rugged tablets are ideal for use in warehouses and logistics operations thanks to superior software, durable hardware, and a myriad of customization options. Their mobility, connectivity, mounting options and more make them an excellent solution for workflows that span entire supply lines from manufacturing to delivery
What Makes a Tablet Warehouse and Logistics Friendly?
Rugged tablets need several key features to be work well in supply line environments. From overall quality, processing speed, durability, and weather resistance to functionality, potential customization, portability, wireless capability, and optimal GPS quality, purpose built rugged tablets provide all the things sought by many companies that seek to manage warehouse and logistics routines.
Rugged tablets from DT Research have multiple benefits for supply line compatibility, including:
High quality, fully integrated reliable components and long battery life with multiple options for charging and swapping of units
A range of display sizes from 7 inches to 14 inches, with touch screen capability and adaptable indoor / outdoor readable displays
Wireless functionality, GPS options, security features and signature capture
Camera availability, bar code scanners and RFID readers
Impact, weather and temperature resistance
Competitive pricing and obsolescence resistant device life expectancy
The tablet can be fixed on a mount or carried by hand through a warehouse, gathering, storing, and transmitting information as needed. From the time an item, box, pallet or truckload of product arrives until the moment it leaves the warehouse, it can be tracked, identified, registered, inventoried, labeled, and deployed readily with real time updates sent to all record keeping devices on the network.
Workers on the warehouse floor can scan codes bar or RFID codes, take instant images of items that require repackaging or document damaged goods, verify physical locations to update inventories, and share information with management or dispatch to streamline shipping expectations and keep the supply chain running at optimal efficiency.
Logistics can be effortlessly connected into the manufacturing and packaging systems processes, to better plan delivery schedules and meet seasonal needs. Incoming and outgoing shipments can be seamlessly recorded and automatic images taken of invoice numbers, security seals, and documentation to make all gathered data easier to verify and less prone to errors.
Rugged tablets can be mounted in supply chain transport, passed along with a shipment, returned to the warehouse, or carried by hand from loading bay to truck to delivery point and back again. Their usefulness and value to the supply chain cannot be overstated.