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Held on Wednesday, February 14th at 1:00 PM EST, this 20-minute webinar will focus on ways to improve picking and other DC workflows without changing or customizing your WMS. We will discuss specific examples of how Mobile Work Execution can fill gaps in your existing system. Learn More and Register!
Lucas in the News
Thinking Outside The Boxes | DC Velocity (December 2017)
Read about The Container Store’s continuing DC technology evolution and how they are using Lucas and Jennifer voice alongside new state-of-the-art automation and a Manhattan Associates WMS. Read more…
Are you familiar with smart glasses and so-called augmented reality (AR) in distribution center applications? This is an emerging technology area, with lots of questions: What does augmented reality in distribution really mean? How might it deliver value? Is the technology ready for prime time? Krishna Venkatasamy, chief technology officer at Lucas Systems, answers these questions and more in this short video discussion with SCDigest editor Dan Gilmore.Read more…
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…
January 10, 2018
Lucas Named To Food Logistics’ 2017 FL 100+ Top Software And Technology Providers For Food And Beverage Supply Chains
Foodservice, grocery and beverage distributors continue to utilize Lucas Mobile Work Execution to improve distribution center efficiency, order accuracy and traceability.
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.
Two Key Technologies That Reduce DC Employee Training By 75%
The average DC spends 6-8 weeks getting new employees trained and up to standard, representing thousands of dollars in training costs per new hire. What if you could reduce training time by 75%? Continue reading…
Good News For Workers In New (and Old) Distribution Centers
An article this weekend in the New York Times put a spotlight on the growing demand for warehouse and distribution center workers in US e-fulfillment hubs. Shiny new fulfillment centers built by Zulilly, Amazon and WalMart (among others) are creating thousands of new jobs Continue reading…
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…