Warehouse Wearables: How Wearable Technology Boosts Worker Productivity
In today’s fast-paced warehouse environments, efficiency and productivity are key to meeting customer demands and optimizing operations. One technology that continues to emerge as a warehouse game-changer is that of ‘wearables’. Wearable devices include mobile computers and barcode scanners worn by the user, typically on the arm, hand, or fingers,.
Say Yes to the Benefits of Digital Forms
Modern Business Moves Beyond the Clipboard As we continue to witness a digital revolution, businesses are increasingly moving away from traditional paper-based processes to digital alternatives. One significant area where this shift is taking place is in the conversion of paper forms to digital forms. Paper forms are easy to.
RFID vs RTLS: Understanding the Difference
As technology continues to advance, businesses are turning to automated systems to improve operations and efficiency. Aside from the very familiar barcode, two additional popular technologies in the world of automated systems are RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and RTLS (Real Time Location System). While these technologies may appear to be.
Upgrade & Save: 2023 Zebra Trade-In Program Announced
Zebra Rebates Available for Trade-Ins of Old Equipment Is it time to update and modernize your rugged handheld computers, barcode scanners, or label printers? Now you can save by getting cash back for your old technology when you upgrade to Zebra products. CSSI can help you to select the best.
Scanning, Messaging & Push-To-Talk with Zebra Workforce Connect
Consolidate Mobile Devices and Improve Team Communication What if there were a way to consolidate the number of devices which workers need to juggle in the course of a busy workday? Barcode scanners, mobile computers, mobile phones… it’s a lot to keep track of, and a lot for the company’s.
Wireless Mobility Boosts Warehouse Efficiency
The world of wireless mobility has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade. From mobile computers to tablets to barcode scanners, the technology has enabled workers to be more productive than ever before. But according to a recent article in Material Handling & Logistics, Wireless Mobility: Ready for the next leg up, there are still many opportunities for wireless mobility to continue evolving and improving.
10 Great Applications for RFID Technology
Have you read about RFID but struggled to find how you can use it in your business? Here we present 10 practical and proven applications which can be effectively handled by RFID.
5 Ways That Powered Mobile Carts are Beneficial to Use in a Warehouse Environment
Competition and market forces are driving warehouses and fulfillment centers to continually seek higher productivity. That can put a strain on supply chain workers, who are both the essential ingredient and the weak link of the operation. It makes sense for business leaders to seek every opportunity to improve the.
Top 5 Reasons To Implement Autonomous Mobile Robots in 2023
Looking for ways to improve efficiency & reduce material handling costs? Here are the top 5 reasons why forward-thinking manufacturing and warehouse companies should explore the use of AMRs for material handling and material transport.
Automation: A Solution For Warehouse Labor Challenges?
Warehouses and manufacturers are confronted with demographic trends and changing workforce preferences which promise continued challenges with achieving adequate staff levels and employee retention. Automation can help!
Zebra Workstation Connect Converts Mobile Computer to Desktop PC
Zebra’s clever new Workstation Connect is a docking station which enables the worker to plug in a mobile device and immediately convert it to a full-featured desktop PC environment.
Zebra Announces New TC73/TC78 Handheld Computer
For years, Zebra’s TC series of Android handheld computers has provided durable mobile computing solutions for the enterprise. The TC7x has always been the toughest, ‘best-in-class’ part of the product family. Zebra has just announced the latest version in this rugged mobile computer family… the TC73 and TC78. This is.
Introducing MiR Warehouse Robots
Warehouse Automation Simplified with MiR Robots Warehouses struggle to staff appropriately in the face of rapid material handling growth and a labor shortage. Now you have the same technology available to you as much larger warehouse operators… autonomous robots for internal logistics tasks. CSSI is now a source for MiR.
How to Boost Warehouse Productivity with Handheld Screen Modernization
Does Terminal Emulation Hold Back Your Worker Productivity? Many warehouses and manufacturing businesses utilize terminal emulation environments (TE) in order to interact with their back-end systems on a mobile device or rugged tablet. TE, also referred to as telnet, is a well-established technology for this purpose, however, it is not.
All-In-One Mobile Labeling Station to Boost Productivity
Eliminating Wasted Travel In the Warehouse In fast-moving fulfillment and warehouse environments, companies are seeking every opportunity to improve productivity. Solutions such as material handling robots, barcode scanners, and wearable computers often come to mind. However, it’s important not to overlook one of the most common (and most easily addressed).
White Glove Services Supporting Warehouse Modernization
Support Your Warehouse Modernization Initiatives Modernizing your manufacturing and warehouse operations with up-to-date mobile computing and data capture technologies is essential for your company’s competitiveness and inventory management. But like many firms, you may lack the IT bandwidth or expertise in Android mobile devices and barcode scanners. CSSI can make.
Top 5 Reasons To Use A WMS
A great WMS solution enables your warehouse operation to keep up with rapidly changing supply chain needs, improve customer satisfaction, and ensure accuracy. But which WMS features are most critical to support your warehouse operations? Here are 5 top benefits of warehouse management software
Eliminate Your Paper Forms For A Quick Productivity Boost
Seeking a Fast Efficiency Lift? Find the Clipboards Every business seems to have a variety of paper forms in use, often attached to a clipboard. This has always been the traditional way of capturing data or documenting things. Forms are used for a wide range of purposes – QC, shipping.
5 Benefits of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRS)
Creating ROI using Mobile Robotics for Material Transport New technologies for warehouse automation and the rise of mobile robotics for material handling have created fertile new ground for improving productivity in the warehouse operation. Most of us have seen photos or video of products from companies such as Fetch Robotics.
At Your Service: Android Lifecycle Management
Your IT Team’s Android Secret Support Weapon As mobile computers proliferate in our organizations, businesses quickly come to depend on the availability and reliability of these devices. Handhelds which aren’t ready to go at the opening bell, or which are riddled with inconsistent and confusing configuration, can quickly become expensive,.
Killer Applications for Autonomous Mobile Robots
What are the Best ROI Workflows to Address with AMRs? It seems like every forward-thinking company is looking for potential ways to utilize autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for manufacturing, internal logistics, and supply chain. Warehouse automation is an attainable way to dramatically improve your efficiency. But how do you decide.
Zebra LifeGuard for Android Protects Your Handheld Devices
The Rising Need for Data and Device Security Today’s warehouses can’t compromise on data security. Cyber criminals are smarter, and the costs of hacks and data theft are higher. IT experts recommend deploying security patches as soon as they are available, and keeping your OS up-to-date with the latest version..
What is an Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR)?
Autonomous Mobile Robots Drive Operations Productivity In these days of labor shortages and rising expenses, warehouses and fulfillment centers are seeking technologies which can address these problems as well as the challenge of rising operating volumes. The Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR), or warehouse robot, is the perfect technology to address.
Mobile Device Battery Management Boosts Productivity
Are Your Mobile Scanner Batteries Ready For the Workday? Proactive maintenance, rather than reactive crisis management, is the key to a successful operating environment. Batteries, in particular, are a frequent point of failure. When it comes to managing growing fleets of mobile computers and rugged tablets, it gets harder and.
Intelligent Cabinets for Mobile Device Storage and Charging
Mobile Device Charging Cabinets From CSSI Warehouse activity moves faster every day. To ensure that your fleet of Zebra rugged mobile computers are reliably charged and ready to go when the work shift starts, CSSI is pleased to offer you Zebra Intelligent Cabinets, a comprehensive multi device charging station solution.
Industrial Powered Printer Carts
Mobile powered carts dramatically boost productivity and reduce errors in your warehouse or manufacturing facility by eliminating wasted travel. Also, a computer cart or battery powered cart for a label printer reduces the opportunities for mistakes and omissions that result when workers can not immediately access labels and information… improving.
Why Choose Extended Range Barcode Scanners Instead of Long Range?
Traditionally, the focal depth of industrial barcode scanners was optimized and somewhat limited. Warehouse users would be equipped with a scanner with a scan range judged to be appropriate for their typical tasks. Unfortunately, that meant that when users were confronted with a scan distance outside of ‘normal’ range, they.
The Benefits of Custom Programming Solutions
For many years, CSSI Technologies has provided custom programming solutions and mobile app development for a broad variety of customers and applications. We are regularly asked to consult with customers evaluating whether custom software development makes sense. With this in mind, we’ve drafted some thoughts that a company might consider.
Wearable Technology Drives Warehouse Productivity
Empower High Productivity With CSSI’s Wearable Technology Solutions The modern warehouse must brave through a myriad of challenging demands. From shorter delivery timeframes to real-time order tracking, meet every demand with a modernization solution that adapts to the individual worker for maximized productivity and ergonomics. Wearable technology solutions provide an.
2027 Zebra Warehouse Vision Study – Free Download
Warehouse Operations Leaders Provide Insights on Trends & Future Plans Zebra Technologies is back with a timely update to its 2019 Warehouse Vision Study ! The new 2027 Zebra Warehouse Vision Study is the result of survey of warehouse operators and decision makers worldwide, who were asked about their investment.
Worried About Supply Chain Cybersecurity? We Can Help.
As mobile computing devices proliferate throughout your operations, tremendous benefits accrue: improved productivity, inventory accuracy, and employee satisfaction. However, the introduction of technology also allows for the introduction of risks and threats due to: misconfigurations poor cybersecurity training missed manual updates inadequate data sharing Cost of Average Cyberattack: $133,000 CSSI.
Zebra Announces ET40 & ET45 Enterprise Tablets
Businesses which have been tempted to deploy consumer-grade tablets, and disappointed or frustrated by the results, will be thrilled by the new line of ET40 & ET45 tablets from Zebra Technologies Corporation. The ET40/45 family fills a gap between not-good-enough consumer tablets and more robust tablets such as Zebra’s ET80/ET85.
Enable Your Warehouse Staff With Multi-Function Rugged Handhelds
Your warehouse faces multiple pressures to meet customer expectations. Surpass them all with an all-in-one mobility solution – designed with Zebra Technologies. Same-day shipping. Real-time order tracking. 100% order accuracy. Flexible return policies. Your warehouse teams must navigate through a myriad of challenges while battling high turnover rates and shortages.
Enhance Team Communication With 2-Way Radios
Team communication inside and outside your facilities is vital for business efficiency. Unify your teams with push-to-talk systems driven by Zebra Workforce Connect. Multi-function rugged mobile devices can do more for your team than barcode scanning.
What To Know About Major Retailer RFID Source Tagging Mandates
Walmart Requires More Suppliers to Utilize RFID Tags The retail world is buzzing, as once again, Walmart has imposed an RFID tagging mandate on a broad swath of suppliers. In order to better control and maintain visibility of inventory, Walmart is requiring many of its customers to ship products which.
What if modernization was seamless for your warehouse operations?
From the surge of ecommerce to the new wave of safety compliance codes, today's warehouses and distribution centers are facing pressures from all sides to adopt flexible modernization solutions that maximize productivity.
Zebra WS50 Android Wearable Computer
Zebra Launches New Android Wearable With Vivid Color Screen Every task worker without mobile access to relevant information is forced to take more steps and more time to complete tasks, eroding operational efficiency. Now, connecting your disconnected workers is Every task worker without mobile access to relevant information is forced.
Cash Back For Trade-Ins Of Your Old Thermal Label Printers
Update your label printers and receive valuable cash rebates Your business is moving faster every day. Don’t let aging printers slow your team down. CSSI is please to offer a 2022 program through which you can receive cash rebates when you update old thermal label printers. Best of all, you.
Zebra’s New VC8300 10-in. Vehicle Mount Computer
The VC8300 10-Inch is the ultimate, ultra-rugged, all-touch Android™ vehicle mount mobile computer for the warehouse. You get a right-priced device, Zebra’s cutting-edge Android platform, a large screen and Zebra Mobility DNA tools that make it easy to migrate to Android.
The Road To Warehouse Modernization
Highlights from Zebra’s Warehousing Vision Study How does your warehouse performance and future planning stack up against your peers? Here are highlights from Zebra’s Warehousing Vision Study, which provides a data-driven path for investment and improvement. Highlights: 61% see IT/technology utilization as the top operational challenge 80% believe tech implementation.
CSSI Offers Zebra Trade-In Rewards for 2022
Trade In Old Handheld Computers, Scanners, and Printers for Valuable Rebates Business is moving faster than ever! Don’t let your team be slowed down by out of date equipment. CSSI is pleased to offer a trade-in program for your outdated handheld computers, scanners, tablets, and label printers. Now, when you.
Zebra Rugged Mobile Computers Support Microsoft Teams Walkie-Talkie App
Zebra's Workforce Connect software has long enabled companies to integrate with their PBX in order to create seamless connectivity for mobile workers through a unified mobile solution. Now, Zebra and Microsoft have announced a joint offering to support frontline workers in Teams through the Teams Walkie-Talkie app.
Must-Do For 2022: Adopt Device Lifecycle Management Program
Start off 2022 with a smart move which will save you time, improve your warehouse productivity, and reduce IT security risks — adopt CSSI’s device lifecycle management program. Device Lifecycle Management is more than just mobile device management. It’s a robust program within which CSSI will deploy, manage, and maintain.
3 reasons why replacing your fixed vehicle computers with enterprise tablets is simpler than you think.
Rugged Enterprise Tablets Can Replace Vehicle-Mounted Computers It’s estimated that six out of ten businesses plan to integrate rugged tablets into their daily operations, yet many warehouses remain on the fence when it comes to upgrading fixed vehicle computers with rugged tablets. The former has been a trusted solution to.
How To Improve Warehouse Output With a Mobile Labeling Station
We are living in challenging times for warehouses. Labor rates are increasing, even as it is more challenging to find sufficient levels of staff. At the same time, demand is rising sharply, and the competitive environment requires faster and more accurate response times. Customers expect ever-faster deliveries with high accuracy..
Attain Your Most Accurate Inventory Yet Via Warehouse Maturity
Where Does Your Business Rate Regarding Warehouse Maturity Warehouses face rising customer expectations for speed, visibility, and accuracy. Where does your business fall in the Zebra warehouse maturity model? Did you know that 68% of companies utilize inventory tracking functions and warehouse management systems today? Phase 1: Move away from.
Five Reasons Enterprise Tablets are Becoming a Priority Investment in Today’s Warehouse
As consumer demands increase and the needs of today’s businesses change, enterprises are discovering that their workers need innovative solutions that can adapt to current demands to effectively and accurately accomplish tasks. Though handheld mobile computing devices have long been a staple for front-line workers, many companies are now turning.
New Zebra ET80/ET85 Enterprise Tablet
The new ET80/ET85 Zebra tablet family is perfect for those seeking a dependable Windows 2-in-1 tablet. Supporting advanced wireless connectivity including 5G, the ET8x series is is a state of the art communications tool as well as a powerful mobile computer. It’s 2 mobile device types in 1! Use the.
Is Your Warehouse Network Ready for Wi-fi 6?
What Is Wi-Fi 6? An Overview Have you heard about Wi-Fi 6, also known as ‘AX’, or 802.11ax? It’s the next Wi-Fi standard, and it is in the process of rolling out now. While there are several exciting benefits to this new standard, the headline is that Wi-Fi 6 enables.
Meet the Zebra DS3678 Rugged Scanner with Keypad and Color Display
Zebra DS3678-KD Offers Rugged Performance With the Versatility of a Keypad and Color Display Zebra Technologies continues its path of innovation with the release of the Zebra DS3678 rugged scanner, which extends functionality well beyond that of prior generation scanners. As a certified Zebra business partner , CSSI possesses expertise.
Cash Back for Old Devices – Go Zebra Trade-In Program Updates for 2021
More Warehouse Speed For Less Warehouse operations are booming, and challenged as never before with higher volumes and the need for faster processes. If outdated devices such as mobile computers and barcode scanners are slowing your team down, it’s a great time to upgrade to modern Android rugged devices and.
Accelerate Your Technology Upgrade with Equipment Leasing
The rate at which mobile computing and printing technology advances continues to accelerate. This pace of innovation puts at risk companies which delay investing in business equipment which maximizes productivity and reduced cost. However, expensive investments can be hard on cash flow… luckily, this is one business area where astute.
6/17 Lunch & Learn – Verkada Video Surveillance & Access Control
Special In-Person Lunch & Learn Event CSSI Technologies is pleased to announce a special in-person lunch & learn event on June 17 at our Lewisburg office with a representative from Verkada. The Verkada expert will demo, explain, and answer any of your questions about this remarkable product line. What Does.
CSSI Offers Zero Touch Device Deployment
Zero Touch Provisioning For Android Enterprise Devices Manual provisioning of new corporate owned Android devices can be time-consuming for your IT staff, and bears the risk of setup errors as well as significant difficulty in maintaining a standard configuration. CSSI is much more than a device reseller – we are.
Faster Data Capture with Rugged Zebra Barcode Scanners
Upgrade Your Barcode Scanning Power Upgrade your scanning power with CSSI and rugged, enterprise-grade barcode scanners from Zebra. Don’t struggle to keep your inventory count updated with out-of-date scanning technology. CSSI can pair you with the latest easy-to-use scanners offered by industry leader Zebra Technologies. Select Features of Zebra Barcode.
Lumber Tags & Labels
CSSI Offers Lumber Tags & Labels for Reliable Lumber Identification and Tracking It’s a difficult task… lumber tags and labels must be designed to withstand the elements and affix to every rugged wood surface regardless of its condition. CSSI offers all types of labels and tags for the mill, lumber.
Struggling to keep your inventory count updated?
Want to maintain accurate inventory count? Here’s what to do: Previous studies have consistently suggested that only a little over half of inventory is ever properly logged and updated at any given time. This directly contributes to product shrinkage either through misplacements, spoilage, and surprise out-of-stocks. When inventory counts aren’t.
Zebra Rugged Tablet PCs
Rugged Mobile Computing for the Mobile Worker Today’s tablets need to be built to survive the harsh, always-on work environments of the mobile worker. But they also need to be built for the job — your job! From screen size to weight, battery life, and accessory options, such as bar.
CSSI Provides Microsoft Access Migration Services
Your Source for Microsoft Access Migration in Pennsylvania We regularly interact with clients who have outgrown critical applications which were built using Microsoft Access. It’s a common story because Access is a handy tool which non-IT users love to use to quickly put together a small application. However, the company.
Less than 25% of customers trust your traceability system. Let’s change that.
Way before COVID-19 reshaped our lives, customers have cited food safety as a key concern they consider before making a purchase. As a result, companies have refocused their efforts in maintaining an efficient cold storage system to track and manage food processing and compliance codes. However, while 63% of decision.
Electronic Temperature Sensors
CSSI partner Zebra Technologies has launched a line of electronic temperature sensors which represent a step forward for any application which requires evidence of temperature maintenance. Examples include: Food transport Cold storage Medication transport Emergency medical services Superior Electronic Temperature Sensors This new Zebra sensor solution has 3 major points.
Print Color Labels On Demand with Canon LX-D1300
Print Vivid Color Labels On Demand In your business, do you need to print a variety of high quality color labels on the fly? The Canon LX-D1300 color inkjet printer is up to the task for eye catching packaging labels and barcodes. In the video below, we take a look.
RFID Inventory Tracking
One of the challenges in implementing RFID is designing the software logic which will track and record events as you intend. It’s no longer necessary to wait until you’ve made the substantial investment in RFID hardware to begin designing your software solution. CSSI can design and prove out the solution in advance of hardware installation.
What You Should Know About the Zebra Printhead Protection Program
Printheads wear down over time, and print quality suffers. You may think of occasional printhead replacements as a standard cost of business for a direct thermal or thermal transfer printer, but good news… if your business uses Zebra desktop or industrial barcode label printers, CSSI can offer you a cost-saving.
Technology for Transparent Cold Storage
Are Your Customers Demanding Cold Storage Traceability? While you may be confident about your system for cold storage traceability, research reveals that only 22% of customers have complete trust in food safety! If you operate a cold storage warehouse, freezer warehouse, or participate in cold chain shipments in any way,.
2020 Food Safety Supply Chain Vision Study
There is a large disparity in the perception of food safety between food industry professionals and consumers. CSSI’s partner Zebra Technologies has produced a data rich white paper which is a must-read for food industry professionals. The 2020 Zebra Food Safety Supply Chain Vision Study is based on surveys with.
Technology Trends In 2021 Driving Workflow Optimization
As we start off a new year in 2021, what does the investment roadmap look like for your company’s tech infrastructure? When it comes to warehouse management and material handling, are you ahead of, or behind, the technology curve in workflow optimization? While the year is young, it makes sense.
Zebra WT6300 Wearable Computer
Ready for an Android rugged tablet designed for easy adoption, low cost of ownership, and optimized for device management? The new Honeywell RT10 is an attractive new choice packed with features for warehouse, DC, and retail applications. Use it as a vehicle mount or as hand-held and transform work processes.
Your Products Will Pop With On-Demand Color Labels
Did you know that you can produce vivid color labels in-house and on-demand? No need to pre-order large quantities of pre-printed labels… CSSI’s partner Canon has a line of industrial grade color inkjet printers which enable you to print labels as you need them. Color inkjet is an excellent option.
Mobile powered carts enhance your picking process
Picking is the largest labor cost in most warehouse facilities. Pursuing labor efficiency thus produces the biggest bank for the buck when seeking operational improvements. With this in mind, bringing mobile power into your business creates a rapid and significant change in your volumes, accuracy, and efficiency. By taking the.
Zebra MC3300x – Next evolution of a rugged lightweight Android Mobile Computer
Zebra has introduced the next generation of the versatile MC3000 family of mobile computers, the Zebra MC3300x. The MC3300x provides more of all the essentials you need to meet the challenges of the modern warehouse environment — increased power, an even more rugged construction, and additional features. The MC3300x offers.
Are Your Barcode Labels Printing Correctly?
You'll be confident your barcode labels printed correctly when you use Zebra Certified Print Supplies. CSSI is an expert in labels, RFID tags, and more. We will consult with you to select the optimal supplies for your printers.
Color Inkjet Printers for On-Demand Quality Labels
Do you struggle to maintain adequate inventory of pre-printed labels? Or does your business require customized labels which make pre-printing unworkable? Meet Canon color inkjet printers… producing durable color labels on-demand. Print labels as you need them, and customize as needed with each printing. Canon printers are available in several.
How Do Your Warehouse Metrics Stack Up Against Best In Class?
Supply chain speed and efficiency can be the most significant competitive edge you have in this fast-paced world. Have you recently checked to see how your warehouse productivity metrics compare against your industry peers? Here’s a tool to give you a quick read on how you rank. Simply print and.
Hybrid cloud video security from Verkada: smart, scalable, & intelligent
How smart is your video surveillance system? We are pleased to introduce remarkably smart and scalable hybrid cloud security cameras from Verkada which can accommodate any number of surveillance cameras or sites, with minimal network infrastructure burden. There are no trade-offs in reliability and flexibility. This camera system is effortless.
Sanitize Shared Mobile Devices with UV Light
In this COVID-19 era, what is your plan for keeping your shared mobile devices virus and bacteria free? We would like to introduce you to an easy-to-use, no-mess option which yields 99% eradication of microorganisms! You can sanitize shared mobile devices with UV light. In a large warehouse, as many.
Are You Using the Optimal Labels for Food and Beverage Distribution?
When selecting labels for food and beverage distribution and cold storage environments, it’s important to choose print media which is up to the task. CSSI is here to support you with print and labeling solutions which offer: Reliable scannability – varnish increases scan rates and accuracy Durable adhesive – optimized.
Enhance your warehouse productivity with powered carts
One of the most critical steps in improving warehouse productivity is identifying and eliminating waste. One common area where waste typically exists can often be overlooked because “that’s the way it’s always been”: travel waste. We describe travel waste as non-value added footsteps taken by your employees in the course.
CSSI Supply Chain Productivity Solutions for 2020
CSSI offers a broad range of supply chain productivity solutions, with answers to your problems in a wide number of applications. Whether you are in manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, transportation, or logistics, we can positively impact your output. To inspire your planning and give us an overview of the breadth of.
Honeywell RT10 Tablet
Ready for an Android rugged tablet designed for easy adoption, low cost of ownership, and optimized for device management? The new Honeywell RT10 is an attractive new choice packed with features for warehouse, DC, and retail applications. Use it as a vehicle mount or as hand-held and transform work processes.
Key Protectors – Keep Mobile Computers Sanitary & Extend Device Life
Are your mobile computers regularly washed down, or exposed to abusive elements? Extend the life of your investment with protective key protectors specially fit to your device. Keep your devices sanitary for your users Prevent premature wear on the keys Avoid key markings wearing off due to repeated use and.
Introducing CSSI Device Lifecycle Management™
Does your IT team lack Android expertise and bandwidth to manage a new fleet of Android devices? Are you concerned about security and keeping pace with Android's rapid evolution? Then meet CSSI Device Lifecycle Management™, the first program to entirely manage provisioning and OS upgrades for your Android devices.
Rugged Tablets for Public Safety
Zebra Technologies offers a broad range of rugged tablets for public safety applications such as fire, police, emergency, and rescue. Options are available in a variety of sizes, form factors, and Windows as well as Android OS. Three product families are available: ET5X Series – rugged, thin, and lightweight L10.
Explore the Limits of Field Service with Zebra’s L10 Rugged Tablet
Just ten years ago, 70% of Americans relied on standard “dumb” phones while over a 40% still dealt with either slow or no internet. In a span of a decade, technology has seized every industry, amplifying connectivity with new opportunities along with new challenges. As the world becomes ever more.
SOTI Mobile Device Management
CSSI Supports SOTI MDM Software If you are an IT professional managing and provisioning many mobile devices, or if you are managing mobile devices spread across multiple locations, then you will likely benefit from an MDM tool. CSSI recommends the SOTI MDM solution for mobile device management. Why Mobile Device.
Honeywell PX940V with Integrated Label Verification Saves Money on Chargebacks
Do you face challenging customer and regulatory requirements which require error-free labels? Honeywell’s new PX940V printer with an integrated label verification will eliminate costly fines and chargebacks. Consider: if you produced 10 bad labels per year, each resulting in a $500 fine, that would cost you $6,000/year. The ROI on.
Zebra Rugged Tablets: All Your Answers in One Device
Combining maximum flexibility with durability, Zebra Rugged Tablets provide the widest range of features to match your workforce’s needs. From operating systems to keyboard models, Zebra’s L10 and ET5X Series Tablets are designed to meet and adapt to your workflow.
Introducing Mobility Edge
As seen in the 10 key challenges of enterprise mobility, Honeywell's customer research revealed that customers need a better, easier way to deploy and manage their mobile solutions.
2019 Field Operations Vision Study
Any company with remote employees in field service and logistics operations will find the Field Operations Vision Study valuable! In 2019, CSSI partner Zebra Technologies commissioned a global survey of organizations with field operations in the service categories of field service, fleet management, field sales, direct store delivery and merchandise.
Time to upgrade to Honeywell CK65 Mobile Computer
January 2020 marks the end of support for Windows Mobile/CE. Now is the time to migrate to Android. Honeywell's new CK65 is a powerful handheld which makes a compelling option.
Pre-Recorded Webinar on CSSI WMS (Warehouse Management System)
Are you struggling with inventory management and warehouse operations due to a sub-par (or non-existent) warehouse management system? The right WMS will not only help you maintain great inventory accuracy, it will also enhance the productivity of your users by streamlining their work and improving access to information. CSSI created.
2020 Focus on Updating Your Mobility Equipment
Time's almost up! On Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft will end support for Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 See how Honeywell's Mobility Edge can help you build, manage and deploy mobile solutions with the Android platform.
Custom Proof of Delivery Application for Wood Products Manufacturer
We are pleased to release a new customer success story! CSSI Technologies worked with Wood Mode, a manufacturer of high-quality wood cabinetry, to create a proof of delivery application which: Eliminated paper-based delivery paperwork Reduced paperwork errors and accelerated billing Allowed for photo documentation of delivered goods, reducing unwarranted damaged.
Zebra Ultra-Rugged MC9300 Now Available In Freezer Grade and Non-Incendive Configurations
The Zebra ultra-rugged MC9300 is a purpose-built tool for demanding warehousing and distribution environments. The MC9300 runs Android O, with support for years of future releases. MC9300 is now available in a freezer-grade version ideal for cold storage warehouses and refrigerated distribution environments MC9300 is also available in a non-incendive.
The Easy Migration to Android
Windows Mobile and Windows CE are at the end of support by Microsoft, and the whole mobile device industry moves to Android. Are you stressed about migration to Android in your business due to legacy applications accessed via terminal emulation? CSSI has the answer. We can instantly serve your terminal.
Honeywell PX940 Industrial Printer
Honeywell has introduced the PX940 Industrial Printer. This high-performance printer features optional label verification technology to ensure that printed barcodes are 100% defect-free. The Honeywell PX940 printer is an ideal choice for high-volume shipping and distribution centers, industrial manufacturers, transportation and logistics hubs, healthcare, and any location which requires error-free.
Zebra MC9300 Meets the Demands of the On-Demand Economy
To be competitive, your operation must be fast and efficient. Zebra's new MC9300 is an ultra-rugged Android mobile computer which will help you keep up. Also available in freezer-grade and non-incendive (class 1, div 2) configurations.
10 Key Challenges of Enterprise Mobility
Companies feel constrained by a complex system of devices, apps, and infrastructure. Add to that the migration from Windows Mobile to Android OS. After surveying hundreds of companies about the challenges of enterprise mobility in their enterprises, Honeywell found that 10 key challenges rose to the top.
2019 Zebra Warehouse Vision Study
Interested in a data-rich overview of the state of the warehousing industry? In the 2019 Zebra Warehouse Vision Study, CSSI partner Zebra Technologies asked over 1,400 warehouse executives, warehouse operators and supply chain decision makers for their insights and strategies for modernizing their warehouse operation and improving worker productivity over.
First Look – Zebra MC9300 Mobile Computer
Take productivity & efficiency to the next level with the Zebra MC9300 mobile computer Are you ready for the next generation of rugged mobile computing? Ready to migrate from Windows to Android? The Zebra MC9300 mobile computer is a long-awaited next-gen product which can move your business forward for years.
Add Image Capture to Your WMS, Quality, or Safety System
Have you ever wished that you could add camera functionality and image capture to your warehouse management, quality, or safety system application? Document the condition of damaged goods upon receipt or shipment Document quality issues Document safety concerns and hazards Quickly and easily allow your users to distribute photos to.
On-Demand Webinar – It’s Not Easy Being Green – Rapid TE Migration & Beyond
Are you evaluating the migration of your mobile devices from Windows Mobile/CE to Android ? Is your team concerned about their ability to access back-end applications via Terminal Emulation (TE)? Have you been wondering if there is life beyond the ‘green screen’? If so, we have an exciting on-demand webinar.
Customer Success Story: A Custom WMS for North Central Sight Services
North Central Sight Services had a problem… warehouse management software which was slowing the business down, and mobile computers in need of a refresh. With a workforce of people who are predominately visually impaired, there was also a need for a custom WMS solution which could better accommodate those users..
Honeywell CK65 Mobile Computer – Update for CK3X/CK75
The Honeywell CK65 Android mobile computer is a powerful rugged device which will bring your supply chain operations to maximum productivity. It’s perfect for warehouse, freezer environments, manufacturing, and loading docks – you’ll improve productive uptime with a barcode scanner built for the toughest DC environments – even in hazardous.
Honeywell’s New Xenon XP Barcode Scanner
Check out Honeywell’s newest addition to their line of barcode scanners. The Xenon XP is an update and improvement on the popular and successful Xenon. Why? Honeywell reports these features and improvements: Better/faster barcode reading performance due to a one-megapixel sensor, 800mhz processer and improved firmware. The scanner makes bad.
Honeywell VM1A Vehicle Mounted Computer
Honeywell Forklift Terminal On Mobility Edge Platform Feeling pressure to ramp up your distribution and logistics speed while simultaneously reducing operating costs? Luckily, new technology is available to help in achieving your warehouse productivity goals in distribution center and forklift environments. Independent research shows that inefficient processes and unproductive worker.
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Windows 10 Mobile End of Support – Microsoft recommends moving to Android or iOS
Microsoft has announced that as of Dec. 10, 2019, Windows 10 Mobile users will no longer receive receive product or security updates and other support. Along with other guidance found in Microsoft’s FAQ (read it here) is a specific recommendation that Windows 10 Mobile users move to devices running Android.
CSSI Custom Programming Services
Software is increasingly the differentiator for most businesses. Data is power in the fast-moving marketplace, so the right applications can give you a competitive edge. CSSI Technologies offers an experienced team of full-stack developers adept in a range of programming languages and tools and particularly experienced with software used in operating.
Wearables and Voice Technology – a good fit for your business?
Let’s talk about Wearables and Voice Technologies – is is time to try these on in your business? In the ongoing search for productivity gains via technology, manufacturing and warehousing leaders have moved from paper to scanners to powerful rugged mobile computers. Now the next phase is well underway…. the.
Windows-to-Android mobile device migration — are you onboard?
The Windows-to-Android mobile device migration is ongoing and picking up steam- Are you there? Here are CSSI, we’ve been spreading the news for some time: Microsoft’s Windows Mobile, once dominant in the world of rugged mobile computing devices , is on the way out. Microsoft is getting out of the Windows Mobile.
New Panasonic tablet – Toughbook FZ-L1
Panasonic has just launched its latest Toughbook product, the Toughbook FZ-L1… The FZ-L1 is a slim and sleek Android 7″ tablet. It is targeted at enterprise workers in retail stores, warehouses field service, transportation and delivery. The FZ-L1 boasts a quad-core processor and an optional straight-shooting barcode reader. The tablet’s.
New launch: Panasonic TOUGHBOOK FZ-T1
Just announced by Panasonic… the Toughbook FZ-T1. This is a sleek rugged handheld computer with integrated barcode scanner. As the latest addition to the Toughbook product line, you expect durability… Panasonic delivers appropriately attractive ‘toughness’ specs: 5-foot drop rating as well as IP66/IP68 certification. The FZ-T1 is intended for enterprise use, and.
Free Ebook – 6 Steps To Flawless Fulfillment
The distribution center is the nucleus of most businesses… inventory passes through the warehouse en route to your customers or stores. Regardless of your specific industry, you will benefit from downloading this free ebook created by Zebra Technologies. The ebook addresses: the impact of a fragmented distribution center ecommerce as.
Help with your OS Migration – Zebra Trade-In Program
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Ready for LTE? The sun is setting on 3G
Is your business utilizing mobile devices running 2G or 3G mobile devices? The sun is setting on 2G/3G. In particular, Verizon will no longer activate non-LTE devices as of June 30, 2018, and will begin deactivating its network on January 1, 2020! Change is hard, but this is an evolution.
Hands free for productivity – Honeywell’s 8680i wearable hands-free scanner
Ready to attain a new level of productivity in your warehouse, receiving, shipping, or material handling departments? Check out Honeywell’s 8680i wearable scanner. This is an innovative scanner which rides on the back of the user’s hand, freeing up the hands for action. This wearable drives productivity gain by eliminating.
CSSI now a Registered ISV (Independent Software Vendor) with Zebra Technologies
CSSI has received a designation as a Registered ISV (Independent Software Vendor) by Zebra Technologies. While CSSI has been a long-standing registered Solution Partner for Zebra’s rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners, and printers, the new ISV certification recognizes CSSI’s expertise in custom software development for its customers. The CSSI team has particular expertise in.
2018 Manufacturing Vision Study… The Road Ahead
CSSI partner Zebra Technologies, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile devices and data capture equipment, has released the 2018 Zebra Manufacturing Vision Study ( download it below ) based on a survey of global manufacturing and supply chain decision makers across a variety of industries and business sizes. This is.
Android Security — Release of 2017 Year in Review Report
The enterprise world continues its massive shift to mobile devices running Android, further accelerated by Microsoft’s decision to end support for Windows Mobile. As a result, IT professionals in the enterprise may wonder how Android is doing with security… is this OS ready for the prime time into which it.
Productivity Boost – Honeywell’s 8680i Smart Wearable Scanner
Honeywell has announced a cool new productivity-booster for warehouse and logistics workers – the 8680i Smart Wearable Scanner. This is a bluetooth scanner which is worn on one hand — allowing the worker to scan without having to repeatedly picking up and setting down a handheld computer. The benefits for.
WMS by CSSI – Android-ready Warehouse Management Software
Whether you are implementing your first warehouse management software, or you are seeking to upgrade a Windows Mobile-based system to a system which can work with the Android OS, you will want to take a good look at WMS by CSSI. This is our new warehouse management software specifically developed.
Honeywell’s new Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer
In late 2017, Honeywell announced the first product on its new Mobility Edge platform (read here read about that product, the Dolphin CT60). Mobility Edge products feature a common chip which enables customers to certify an application against any device on the platform and use that application on any other.
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Introducing Zebra DNA… Connected, Empowered, Optimized
Zebra Technologies has introduced a new ‘DNA’ concept which is being incorporated in new devices and services. In their view, Zebra DNA ‘determines how a thing evolves and what it will become’, thus serving as a great metaphor for technologies which connect and thereby extend the functionality of devices. There.
Zebra’s New MC3300 Mobile Computer – First Look!
2018 will see a continuing wave of auto ID and mobile computing product launches which take advantage of the accelerating adoption of the Android OS. The Androids are coming! No kidding, Android is continuing to gain market share, which we believe is a good thing. Google is investing and developing.
CSSI Name Change & Divestment of CoreIntegrator
Press Release Computer Support Services, Inc. Announces Name Change and Divestment of CoreIntegrator Workflow Software Jan. 2, 2018 – Lewisburg, PA Computer Support Services, Inc. announces that it has officially changed its name to CSSI Technologies, Inc. Simultaneously, the business announces that CoreIntegrator, its leading workflow and document management software.
Zebra ET50 / ET55 Tablet – Computing in the sweet spot
Did you know over 50% of employees use tablets for work at least once per week? As tablet adoption ramps up in the workplace (up 18% in 2017), companies struggle to find the right technology. The challenge: choose between a consumer-grade product which will not offer enterprise-grade lifecycle and acceptable.
Honeywell CN75 – optimal upgrade for CN70 users in transition to Android
If your field workers are in need of reliable customer-visible mobile computers (field delivery, proof of delivery, field service), the Honeywell CN75 and CN75e are a great option to consider, particularly if you are evolving towards Android. These rugged and compact handhelds are ideal for industrial environments where battery life.
MobileDemand’s Rugged T1150 10.1″ Tablet
Sometimes your workforce needs to take computers into unforgiving environments – water, dirt, dust. Now your worker doesn’t have to sacrifice computer power… meet MobileDemand’s powerful T1150 Tablet. This is a 10.1″ screen Windows Professional tablet. It’s certified IP65 (water and dust), and rated for 26 repeated drops from 5.
Microsoft Windows Embedded OS – End of Life
At CSSI we are passionate about providing rugged mobile device and barcode scanner solutions that fit your business needs. The security and operability of the rugged devices that we sell and provision is important to us. With that in mind, the support team at CSSI would like to provide this.
Reduce production downtime with the Zebra ZT600 Desktop Printer
Manufacturing and warehousing environments depend upon reliable printers. The Zebra ZT600 desktop printer is an excellent choice for key functions such as printing inventory labels, shipping labels and packing slips. This is an enterprise-grade thermal transfer printer which combines with Zebra Link-OS to allow management and troubleshooting from a remote.
Save $$$ with the Honeywell Printhead Replacement Program
Did you know that you can leverage your business’s investment in high-quality Honeywell print media with the Honeywell printhead replacement program? Significantly reduce your TCO (total cost of ownership) by contacting CSSI for more information about this program. Obviously, there are a range of providers for print media. While it.
Zebra DS2200 Series Barcode Scanner
Zebra DS2200 Series Barcode Scanner Need a general-purpose scanner which is affordable and simple to use right out of the box? Frustrated by products which are difficult to deploy, hard to manage, and difficult to train new users? The Zebra DS2200 series barcode scanner is a great choice. Easy to.
Announcing the Next-Gen Honeywell Dolphin CT60 Handheld Computer
This week we were excited to see the announcement of the Honeywell Dolphin CT60 Mobile Handheld Computer — the first launch on its next-gen Mobility Edge platform. There are 2 areas of interest to unpack in this announcement. First, the CT60 is an advance on the current CT50. It is.
StayLinked Terminal Emulation and Session Management – special free trial offer!
CSSI is your resource for StayLinked terminal emulation and session management software. We have had excellent experience utilizing StayLinked across many customer projects and would be happy to speak to you about its benefits and use cases. Broadly speaking, StayLinked is ideal for 2 different applications: 1) Providing a modern.
Zebra TC20 — Reliable handheld computer with scanner at an affordable price
The TC20 mobile computer from Zebra is an ideal option for the small business tempted by consumer-grade mobile devices. The TC20 will provide you excellent Zebra reliability along with a dependable barcode scan engine, at a price you can afford. The TC20 is built for all-day use, and can tolerate.
The new Honeywell PC42d Desktop Printer
New from Honeywell — the PC42d direct thermal printer. This is an easy-to-use compact printer at an attractive price point for less demanding applications — the Honeywell PC42d model hits a sweet spot with great performance and a great price. Great applications include delivery label printing and distribution center routing.
Introducing the Honeywell Granit 1920i DPM Scanner
Introducing the Honeywell Granit 1920i DPM Scanner — “Direct Part Marking” (DPM) is a process for engraving, etching, or printing a barcode directly on an item or surface in a permanent manner. Direct part marks, used in varied industries such as pharmaceutical, automotive, defense and aerospace, can be hard for many.
Introducing Zebra’s new TC8000 mobile computer. In this video learn about the device’s features and benefits.
TC8000 TOUCH MOBILE COMPUTER MORE FEATURES, 14% MORE PRODUCTIVITY LET’S GET TO WORK From the back of the warehouse to the retail floor, productivity has never been more important. Which is why we put our top engineers to task designing the most efficient, feature-loaded mobile computer possible. With a breakthrough.
THE CONNECTED WORKER: TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR TODAY’S FIELD SERVICE WORKFORCE by Honeywell
Enhancing the Customer Experience: Connected Devices for Field Service Workflows WE LIVE AND DO BUSINESS in a highly connected world. That brings clear benefits, such as being able to use real-time data capture and mobile access to applications to create efficiencies, but it also brings potential challenges. The connected customer.
Key Considerations When Choosing a Modern Mobile Operating System – Zebra Technologies
Key Considerations When Choosing a Modern Mobile Operating System from Zebra Technologies When migrating to a new mobile operating system, organizations should carefully consider essential components required to deliver long-term operational success. The Workforce Mobility Revolution is upon us and with it brings a tremendous opportunity for organizations to increase.
CSSI’s partner Zebra Technologies Wins Prestigious Award
ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES IS AN IDSA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARD® (IDEA®) 2016 GOLD WINNER LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Aug. 22, 2016 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, announced that the TC8000 enterprise mobile computer has been.
Honeywell’s Whitepaper Addresses Considerations When Using Tablet Computers in Forklift Applications
Five Things to Consider When Using Tablet Computers in Forklift Applications, a whitepaper by Honeywell Why Tablets and Purpose Built Forklift-Mounted Computers Are Not Interchangeable Many businesses are exploring new tablet uses, including evaluation trials for forklift and vehicle applications in distribution centers. A large screen and a Windows® operating.