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Lucas in the News
The recent worldwide ransomware attack that affected computers running Windows operating systems points to a looming security risk facing many Distribution Centers. A vast proportion of the affected computers in the WannaCry attack were running an unsupported operating system, Windows XP. Read more…
Mobile work execution system provider Lucas Systems Inc. added a machine-learning component to its Dynamic Work Optimization (DWO) suite, a tool used to optimize pick paths and workflows in warehouses and distribution centers… Read more…
Lucas Systems shared how recent updates to Engage Dynamic Work Optimization software – including batching and path optimization algorithm refinements and new implementation tools – has delivered a 53% productivity gain for a customer’s cart-based picking application. Read more…
April 3, 2017
Lucas Demonstrates Voice Picking On Android Wearables, Gamification Of The DC, And Machine Learning For Labor Planning At ProMat 2017 Booth S3443
During ProMat 2017, April 3-6, Lucas will be demonstrating new tools and technologies to improve mobile work in the DC, and is hosting discussion panels with three users of the Lucas Mobile Work Execution Solution.
April 3, 2017
Lucas Certifies Zebra TC51 Android Touch Computer For Use With Lucas Move Mobile Applications For Voice Picking And Other Warehouse Functions
With support for Zebra Technologies’ Android and Windows devices, Lucas offers customers the widest possible options in a changing mobile landscape.
December 16, 2016
Food Logistics Names Lucas to FL100+ List of Top Software and Technology Providers for Food and Beverage
Foodservice, Grocery and Beverage Distributors Continue to Achieve Notable Improvements in Distribution Center Efficiency, Product Traceability and Order Accuracy with Lucas Mobile Work Execution Solutions
15 Million DC Devices Are On A Fast Path To Obsolescence
Recent malware attacks highlighted the dangers of running PCs with outdated and unsupported operating systems. Despite this fresh reminder of the risks of using outdated systems, very few IT and operations leaders we talk to are even aware that Microsoft is “sunsetting” the legacy Windows mobile operating systems running on the majority of RF, voice and vehicle mount terminals used in their DCs. Continue reading…
What Does My Golf Game Have To Do With Your DC Operations?
This past weekend, I hit the golf links for the first time of the season. I dusted off my clubs from their winter slumber and as my ball careened from rough to woods to water to sand and back again, I had only one explanation for my unexceptional play: the clubs. Continue reading…
Gaining The Visibility To Always Hit Your Operational Bullseye
Ask somebody with eye-glasses to play darts without their spectacles and they are likely to miss the mark. The same thing can be said for supervisors in a warehouse managing without real-time information. Continue reading…