Do your field workers hand write sales orders and/or invoices? Do they constantly call for directions or to check inventory levels? Do they make frequent errors? Do you wish they were more productive and organized? Do your customers wish they could pay easily with a credit card? If you answered yes to any of those questions, it may be time to add scanning technology solutions to your mobile workforce.
Automate your workforce with scanning technology solutions to replace your manual or paper driven processes involving dispatching, routing, reporting, inventory, and more. Giving your mobile workforce scanning technology also gives them access to real time data, giving them the most up to date, accurate information.
Benefits of scanning technology solutions include:
- Increased workflow efficiency with no downtime waiting for essential data.
- Increased sales through up selling and cross selling as data about product and price are available immediately.
- Reduced errors in submitting data.
- Full compliance with regulations regarding traceability of certain products.
- More efficient delivery routes.
Features of Scanning Technology Solutions
When your mobile workforce is equipped with scanning devices, such as scanners or mobile computers, they are capable of performing more tasks than ever before.
- Scan barcodes to access equipment diagnostics or match delivery with customer order.
- Access product details, prices, and availability.
- Access customer history.
- Provide quotes while with a customer within minutes.
- Access business forms to input orders, create invoices, or submit inspection reports.
- Check status of customer orders.
- Capture signatures to verify delivery.
- Generate work orders.
- Access GPS and other locating services.
Scanning Technology Devices
There are many rugged enterprise mobile devices made for the mobile workforce. Here are two that we often recommend:
Symbol TC70/TC75 Enterprise Device
Zebra’s TC70/TC75 enterprise touch computers are small handheld devices with a large touch screen. They allow your employees to communicate and access information seamlessly in order to work more efficiently and better serve your customers. These devices are as easy to use as modern day smart phones. The TC70/TC75 devices are robust and able to meet any enterprise need. They’re rugged and ready for all day use. The TC70/TC75s are equipped with world class data capture. Your mobile workforce will be able to capture 1D and 2D barcodes in virtually any condition at lightning speed!
TC55 Touch Computer
The TC55 by Zebra gives your mobile workforce access to business critical applications out in the field. It is sleek, small, and as easy to use as modern smartphones. The pocket sized touch computer is durable and has all the business functionality your workers will need in order to better serve your customers. The TC55 will allow your mobile workforce to capture 1D and 2D barcodes in any condition, documents, photos, signatures, videos, and NFC based information.
For more information on scanning technology solutions for your mobile workforce, please contact us.