Saving A U.S. Retailer Time and Money With Android, Featuring Zebra: Modern & Mobile Mondays
Hello and welcome to another installment of our new series, “Modern & Mobile Mondays!” Each week, we are sharing a new way to help your business stay connected and on-the-go. Today, we are featuring our partner Zebra Technologies. Learn more about our partnerships with Zebra here.
One of our clients is a major U.S. retailer of interior décor, who brings artisan and designer home goods to customers around the world, with over 100 retail locations. The client needed to transition to a new set of mobile devices, so we worked with Zebra Technologies to provide a more efficient solution for tracking and inventory of their many products.
With every project we take on, we work closely with the client to listen to their needs and stay flexible and adaptable. We determined that the client needed a solution that could be implemented smoothly and quickly. So, we deployed Android devices across locations in a way that kept the transition as pain-free as possible. First, we analyzed their WiFi setup to determine which device would best match their needs. The Zebra TC51 and AirWatch, their chosen mobile device management (MDM) software work in conjunction for lifecycle management and easy updates. Next, our GoLive services were a great companion to help the client roll out devices gradually. By introducing new devices to 27 stores each week, we successfully updated every location with brand new devices.
Now, with their upgraded system, the retailer can reduce operating hours by 20 to 30 percent. The more the client uses their new devices, the more they will become efficient, accurate and connected. Their inventory scanning and tracking process will grow increasingly more intuitive.
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