20 June 2016

QK Cold Stores (Marston) Ltd, selects the “Rugged by Design” TS8000 handheld and TS7000 truck mounted terminals by leading real-time mobile computing solution providers TouchStar. The solution is set to secure many tangible benefits that will help support and promote an efficient supply chain for their numerous retail and food service customers.

Part of the Queally Group, Irelands largest privately owned agri-business, QK Coldstores operates as part of a large network of multi disciplined food manufacturing facilities located throughout Ireland, the UK and Europe. With an on site cold storage capacity of 157,000m3, QK, based in Grantham, Lincolnshire, provide controlled temperature storage to customers that serve both the foodservice and retail sectors.

QK Cold Stores (Marston) Limited are committed to supporting their customers and continually work towards adapting and improving their systems with respect to their supply chain management. As part of this philosophy, QK Cold Stores recently selected leading mobile computing solution providers “TouchStar” to implement a radio data system with the latest Wifi integrated hand held and truck Mounted devices. Working in conjunction with Chess Logistics warehouse management software, the TouchStar solution will facilitate QK with:

  • The “Rugged by Design” TS8000 Series and TS7000 data capture hardware- designed to survive the rigours of QK Cold Stores operations.
  • Real Time transparency and traceability of all items handled across all their cold store operations
  • Fast, reliable, and accurate capture of data, via high speed scanning
  • Reduced risk from lost data
  • Increased productivity and streamlined operations

Working hand in hand, TouchStar will also provide the expertise, training and support for the system, which as a result, will help QK Cold Stores continue to work towards a more streamlined, efficient and cost effective supply chain operation.

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