Simplify Retail Mobile Technology
Retail leads all industries in recognizing the importance of using mobility solutions to drive customer engagement. This often introduces many layers of complexity to retail organizations as new mobile technologies and processes often become the “response” to the requirements of the empowered consumer.
However, much of this complexity is unnecessary. Motion Computing® has been delivering industry-leading retail tablet PCs and mobile technology solutions to vertical markets for over a decade. Our experience and acquired best practices enable retailers to leverage existing investments in retail industry technology, software, and people to optimize the workflows that are critical to your organization’s success. The result—simplified retail mobility solutions and lower deployment risks. By focusing on key control points that drive the customer experience, Motion customers are able to reduce costs, increase customer service levels, and capture incremental revenue streams.
Improve retail inventory visibility and control from the warehouse to store shelves. Automate manual processes for increased productivity and accuracy.
Utilize mobile point of sale tablet PCs to “bust lines” and increase revenue throughput, reduce wait times, process transactions at the point of service, and enable customers to self-serve.
Build better retail customer relationships by offering the right products at the right time to secure the sale and increase customer loyalty.
Motion Computing has partnered with several leading technology providers to deliver a Bluetooth beacon solution that recognizes, connects with, and gathers insights from customers who choose to opt in. The portfolio of technologies works in conjunction with a retailer’s mobile apps, IT infrastructure, and sales assist applications for store personnel. The solution provides awareness and intelligence regarding when, where, and how customers shop in their stores, and this data helps build more precise customer preference profiles and offers valuable insights on overall customer activity patterns. This solution integrates with existing IT infrastructures and leverages mobile app investments.
Sales, Warehousing & Distribution
Route sales forces are transitioning to tablets like Motion Computing’s F5‐Series Tablet PC, a Barcoding Inc. partner. Get some tablets and make sales calls in the morning. In essence, that is the advice beverage distributors are getting as mobile technology gets more sophisticated and easier to use. This results in more productive sales calls driven by more and better information.
The retail industry is taking a close look at mobile computing with the aim of improving the shopping experience, increasing sales assistant productivity, and simplifying inventory and back office functions, among other objectives. Motion Computing* has developed mobile (and only mobile) devices and full deployment solutions for a dozen years and has seen retailers implement mobility in many different ways. Their insights led to this solution brief on how retailers can avoid major challenges when deploying tablets.
Mobile Point of Sale
Historic UK Palace Landmark achieves more efficient admissions process, seamless back-office integration, and improved cash flow.
Motion products are “powerful productivity tools that help us to improve customer service by accessing, entering and transmitting up-to-the-minute data while in the Palace or out on the grounds.”
Largest discount retailer in Europe leverages mobile technology to deliver seamless operations and improves team productivity.
“We have eliminated a bulky system that inhibited warehouse operations with state-of-the-art mobile technology in one light weight and portable platform.”
Video Case Studies
Coca-Cola Sibeg Leverages Motion Mobile Technology to Standardize Merchandising Promotion across Retail Centers
Coca-Cola promotions group utilizes Motion mobile platforms in the field for barcode scanning, photo capture, and real-time data uploads to gain corporate promotions approvals.
“Sibeg Bottlers selected Motion Computing as a technology partner for use by merchandising promoters across 12,000 Sicilian retail centers.”
Mobile Point of Sale
Motion white paper outlining “lessons learned” in bringing on mobile point of sale in the retail environment. Must read for retailers facing this challenge.
“Adding mobile POS should not force most of your existing methods to change. Demand solutions that fit your needs and you will realize the full benefit of a mobile retail environment.”
Today’s retailers face a diversity of challenges in their quest to create value and remain sustainable. Motion is exclusively focused on delivering integrated mobile technology to strategically support our customers' business requirements. Our relationships with best-of-breed ISV software partners ensure that our customers benefit from the collaborative expertise of proven industry leaders.
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RedLine Solutions is a leading systems integrator specializing in barcode and RFID data capture systems. We offer integration services to assist our customers in implementing cost-effective solutions, as well as a variety of support options to keep those systems running smoothly. Our specialities include solutions for warehouse management, inventory control, asset tracking, and product labeling systems. We also provide standalone hardware solutions for industries such as healthcare, warehousing, manufacturing, and more.
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Direct Source works with retailers to provide hardware procurement, software development, project management, configuration and staging, integration and installation services nationwide. The company's solutions are designed to help retailers maintain a competitive edge, while improving productivity and customer service. Complete services are provided for end-to-end support and advice on the right technologies, products, programming, integration and deployment strategies that work.
JDA Software Group, Inc. offers the broadest portfolio of supply chain, retail merchandising, store operations and all-channel commerce solutions to help companies manage the flow of goods from raw materials to finished products and into the hands of consumers. JDA’s deep industry expertise and innovative cloud platform help companies optimize inventory, labor and customer service levels.
Merchant Link is a leading provider of cloud-based payment gateway and data security solutions, removing the risk and hassle from credit card acceptance for more than 150,000 hotel, restaurant and retail locations. TransactionVault™, our tokenization solution, and TransactionShield®, our point-to-point encryption solution, mitigate risk while reducing PCI scope and expense.