ZebraTechnologiesBlueStarVartechMobilityWarehouse08172010

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Warehouse and Fleet Management
Optimization
Enabling businesses to better identify, track
and manage critical supply chain assets
Steve Kloesel
Industry Development Manager
Mobile Workforce
[email protected]
972-724-3405 office
940-230-3648 mobile
www.zebra.com
The right asset. In the right place. At the right time.
Zebra Confidential
Market Challenge: Mobility & Warehouse
In the modern supply chain, companies
have practically no room for error
Continuing need to improve efficiencies
– Increased customer expectations
– Just-in-time inventory and shipping
Constant pressure to cut costs
– Decreased demand
– Economic uncertainty
Stringent demand for consistent quality control
– Cost of returns*
– Customer satisfaction
Increased security requirements
– Tracking / Traceability
– Counterfeit / Fraud prevention
Zebra Confidential
With rising customer expectations and
unpredictable economic conditions, businesses
must reduce expenses while improving efficiency,
quality and security.
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Benefits: Mobile-Enabled Supply Chain
Customers can easily identify, track and manage critical
assets in their supply chain when and where they need them
Increased visibility
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More efficient scheduling
Higher field force productivity
Faster billing / cash cycle
Improved vendor planning
Higher customer service standards
– Minimized human error
– Increased accuracy of delivery confirmation
Better inventory control
– Real-time inventory
– Improved warehouse efficiency
Smarter resource allocation
– Idle time reductions
With a mobile-enabled supply chain, businesses gain better
control and visibility over critical assets
Zebra Confidential
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Opportunity: Mobile-Enabled Supply Chain
Mobile technology is positioned to increase mobility
and integrate stages of the supply chain
Inside the four walls
– Manufacturing
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• Labeling / Barcode Labeling
• Shipping / Receiving
• Inventory / Putaway
• Asset Tracking / Labeling
Transportation & Logistics
• Shipping / Receiving
• Cross Docking
Outside the four walls
– Transportation & Logistics
– Direct Store Delivery (DSD)
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• On-the-spot receipt, document &
label printing
• On-the spot asset tagging
Field Service
• Utilities
• Installation / Repair
Zebra Confidential
Zebra time-motion study: Receiving Operations
- Mobile printers yielded a 42% increase in labeling efficiency
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Mobile-Enabled Supply Chain: Zebra’s Role
Breadth of products
to address printing needs
Inside the Four Walls: Fixed & Mobile
Printers
Manufacturing
Inventory
– Xi series
– QL series
Outside the Four Walls: Mobile Printers
– RW series
– MZ series
– P4T series
Media and Other Accessories
Shipping
Delivery
– Print heads
– Ribbons
– Label and Receipt paper
Professional Services
Zebra Confidential
Field Service
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Developmental services
Printer customization
Field Service
Technical training
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Mobile-Enabled Supply Chain: Zebra’s Role
Direct-Store-Delivery Route Accounting
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Beverage
Bakery, Dairy, Snacks
Consumer Packaged Goods
Beer, Wine, Spirits
Field Service
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Utilities
HVAC
Petrol-Chemical, Fuel, Propane Delivery
Other Field Based Services
• Wiring, Cabling, Installation, Repair
Home Healthcare Workers
Third Party Logistics
Contact Zebra
Steve Kloesel
[email protected]
972-724-3405 office
940-230-3648 mobile
Zebra Technologies Corporation
Corporate & International
Headquarters
475 Half Day Road, Suite 500
Lincolnshire, IL
60069
800.268.1736
www.zebra.com
Zebra Confidential
Related Resources at www.zebra.com
• Barcode Printing
• RFID Printing & Encoding
• Mobile Printing
• Wireless Printing
• White Papers
• Case Studies
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