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Previous Perfect Order Webinars explored Machine Learning As a New Tool To Improve Warehouse Management, looked at ways to improve workflow and efficiency by Bridging The Gaps In Your WMS, and other important topics. Use the link below to access all of our on-demand replays.
Lucas in the News
Productivity dropped by 7.6 percent in the warehousing and storage industry last year, according to a news release issued May 23 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Digging deeper into the numbers shows that the government figures don’t paint an accurate picture of what is happening in the warehousing and distribution space. In fact, the apparent decline in productivity is a function of the increasing share of ecommerce orders flowing out of warehouses and DCs, rather than a true reflection of labor productivity rates. Here’s why.
The industry is moving toward shrinking form factors for devices, especially in voice-directed applications. In fact, some customers are now working to use Lucas’ technology on a smart watch. If users seldom need a screen, a smart watch’s processing power, memory and Wi-Fi connectivity make it a fit for a stand-alone device.
In addition to AS/RS, sortation and other automation, BreakThru Beverage, Martignetti and other wine and spirits distributors rely on Lucas voice and mobile work execution software to help warehouse employees work faster, better and smarter. Read more…
Healthcare distributor, Medline is using the Zebra’s TC51 Android-based industrial computer and the Lucas Move mobile application for optimized voice-directed picking. Read more…
February 8, 2019
Lucas Certifies Full Range of Zebra Android Mobile Computers For Voice Picking And Warehouse Operations
Lucas has certified four Android devices from Zebra Technologies – the TC2x, TC5x, MC3300, and WT6000 – that meet the needs of warehouses seeking to upgrade legacy voice picking systems or to implement voice directed warehouse solutions for the first time.
December 19, 2018
Lucas Systems Is Named To Food Logistics 2018 FL 100+ List of Top Providers Of Food and Beverage Distribution Software And Technology
More than 100 food and beverage DCs use Lucas Mobile Work Execution Solutions and voice directed warehouse applications for efficient, accurate distribution, improved product traceability, and reduced labor costs.
Recent Blog Posts
Smartwatches are largely overlooked in the discussion of mobile computers for warehouse operations. But new smartwatches have everything needed for use in voice picking applications, at a fraction of the cost of industrial RF wearable computers and voice-only appliances that start at $2000 each. Continue reading…
One of the most common questions asked by supply chain and IT executives when evaluating voice-directed picking is: How does voice picking compare to RF scanning? This blog answers that question by describing how voice directed processes differ from typical RF processes. Continue reading…
The majority of U.S. warehouses and distribution centers are saddled with legacy systems, processes and infrastructure. Here are some facts and figures that illustrate the challenges facing U.S. warehouses, and strategies for renewing your buildings and legacy warehouse technology. Continue reading…