Mobile Scanning Solutions for Manufacturing
Connect processes, people and products from warehouse to customers with smart data capture.
Scandit technology is key, enabling us to scan our product, ensure accurate data entry and product identification.
5x faster scanning in the EM customer app ensures quicker order processing.
Manufacturing Innovation with Smart Data Capture
We help manufacturers re-engineer operational processes – like goods received, inventory management, distribution, asset tracking and field maintenance. Scandit Smart Data Capture on smart devices provides actionable insights and automates end-to-end operational processes by capturing data from barcodes, text, IDs and objects.
Track Parts in Real-Time From Anywhere
End-to-end parts tracking can be optimized down to serial number, worker and customer by equipping every employee with a powerful scanning and augmented reality-enabled app on a smart device.
Boost Efficiency with Reduced Human Error
The right material gets to the right production line and shipments are correct, when employees are empowered to track materials and goods with unmatched data capture speed, accuracy and real-time information.
Reduce Costs with Future-Proof Software Solutions
Replacing inflexible single purpose scanners with the Scandit Smart Data Capture Platform and smart devices reduces hardware costs immediately. And new levels of efficiency and productivity go straight to the bottom line.
Helping manufacturers digitally transform their supply chain operations to boost efficiency and a provide platform for innovation.
Browse the ways in which Scandit Smart Data Capture and software can support your manufacturing business and engage your employees.
Warehouse Management Use Cases
From goods-in to goods-out, receiving and inventory counting workflows can be streamlined with smart devices empowered with smart data capture. Employees can do multiple tasks with one smart device – including receiving, picking, inventory checking , handling returns – With augmented reality (AR) overlays highlighting special handling instructions, assembly, packing is optimized.
Count stock inventories up to 10x faster with MatrixScan Count
Goods received at the warehouse are scanned using a smartphone and tracked throughout assembly and production. Scandit MatrixScan Count completes inventory checks faster than with dedicated scanners by scanning multiple barcodes at once. An augmented reality (AR) overlay then displays intuitive real-time feedback and information needed to manage, order and replenish stock levels, avoiding out-of-stock production stoppages.
Receiving and Put-away
Quickly receive, sort and store goods for easy retrieval
Scanning multiple barcodes at once reduces the normal bottlenecks in receiving and put-away goods and the arduous process of ensuring order and items received match. Workers can scan all items received simultaneously, often entire pallets, ensuring it matches what was ordered with MatrixScan Count, saving hours of time.
Pick different products at speed with a single device
Components can be picked rapidly from wall, shelf or tote bins. Workers scan the relevant barcode, point the smartphone at the wall or bin and the device highlights the correct item. With smart data capture, manufacturers can enhance workflows by augmenting pick-faces, scanning multiple codes at once and effortlessly scanning challenging barcodes
Look-up special handling requirements in seconds
Ensure employees deal appropriately with items marked for special handling. After scanning a barcode with a Scandit-enabled mobile device, workers instantly see an AR-overlay of any special instructions in real-time, for example about how to handle the item or the appropriate storage requirements.
A manual process digitally automated
Packing is a major but laborious element of the manufacturing process. In this time-consuming task, workers must pack orders into the correct box or pallet, print the shipping label and scan it. Scandit Smart Data Capture helps pack orders with speed and efficiency by enabling fast, accurate and ergonomic barcode scanning with any smart device.
Assembly and Production Use Cases
Scandit’s high performance scanning on any smart device makes the tracking of products, parts and equipment more transparent from the warehouse to line-side, assembly, production and distribution. Workers access assembly instructions with AR-overlays on their device screens to streamline the assembly process.
Product & Equipment Information Look-Up
Get real-time information on any product from anywhere
Augmenting barcodes with an AR-overlay of real-time instructions on the smart scanning device via MatrixScan, provides a versatile information look-up functionality. An employee (or other authorized person) can instantly retrieve information about the product or unit, to support quality assurance procedures, which may vary by the product being assembled - a quick scan highlights the necessary next steps for workers.
Improve the traceability of parts on the assembly line
Tracking barcoded assets as they progress through multiple stations on the factory floor is useful for material and parts traceability, and also for installation tracking. Scandit software scans Datamatrix codes - etched onto metal with laser - easily on over 20,000 models of smart device.
Parts information verification
Embed QA into the assembly process with smart scanning
On the assembly line itself, augmented reality (AR) overlays give workers assembly instructions direct to their mobile device screens. So QA can be embedded during assembly - a worker scans the part to be installed, verifies that it’s the correct one, and also can access specific installation instructions and check quality requirements. It’s an especially useful feature of smart scanning for multi-product assembly lines where procedures differ for different products.
Line Side Replenishment
Efficient and seamless replenishment
During line side replenishment, efficiency is essential. Here workers empowered with Scandit-enabled smart devices can quickly and accurately scan bins and boxes to order parts needed by assembly workers, seamlessly creating warehousing assembly orders. Scandit ensures scanning performance in even challenging environments, including damaged labels, at distance, awkward angles and with glare or shadow.
Plant Service & Maintenance
Track factory floor parts and maintenance schedules easily
A worker looks up information about an installation or equipment, or checks-in to a location to report carrying out an inspection, using a scanning-enabled mobile device. Each replacement part or equipment used during maintenance can be quickly scanned and recorded. Augmented reality (AR) feedback displays crucial information such as previous event and planned works, maintenance dates and manuals, and tracking of installed and replaced parts.
Customer Engagement Use Cases
In the field, smart data capture technology enables manufacturers to engage with customers. Pre-scheduling the servicing of goods is faster with customer self-scanning, while product information look-up tells customers all they need to know about the product and any associated warranties.
Fault-reporting and warranty registration
Scanning a product barcode through a web browser linked to a corporate website is an easy way to register product data to take advantage of warranties and let manufacturers see how the product is performing in the field. The same simple scan can also speed-up fault-reporting by customers.
Product Information Look-Up
Speedy self-service information for customers
Customers scan a product barcode to display information on a smartphone as an AR-overlay about the provenance and material specification of manufactured goods, as well as accessing reviews, ratings, and product videos.
To provide a seamless order experience when customers purchase products through our digital channels is key to our e-commerce strategy.
Head of Digital Commerce, Elektro-Material
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American Woodmark - Case Study
Read how employees use a mobile app, FieldTrac, to scan and ensure accurate data entry and product identification when reporting an issue from the field. American Woodmark used Scandit’s barcode scanning because it supports many different barcode symbologies and works on any mobile platform.