08 April 2021

Mobile rugged devices are not only essential to the streamlining of processes, their highly durable properties and ability to withstand harsh environments makes them the perfect solution across various sectors.

Boasting countless benefits and delivering a tech solution across numerous operations, if you are unclear as to which rugged device is best suited to your operation, you’ve come to the right place.

Here, we explore two high-performing rugged devices – rugged wearables and rugged truck mounts, their capabilities and how they can benefit your operation.

Rugged truck mounts and rugged wearables: The benefits

Both rugged truck mounts and rugged wearable devices boast countless features, all designed to help optimise performance and make the user’s day-to-day duties easier to implement:

Streamlining operations

Time consuming paperwork and inefficient processes are a thing of the past with rugged truck mounts and wearable devices. Users are constantly connected and can enjoy immediate integration into core systems, significantly reducing downtime and streamlining operations. This ensures your warehouse or logistics operation is as streamlined, productive and cost-effective as possible.

Software

Each of these devices are supplied with sophisticated application software for a wide variety of warehouse and supply chain operations, making them equipped for a wide range of environments.

Connectivity

Delivering fast wireless connections for seamless connectivity within any operation, both devices are equipped with fast processing power ensuring they are optimised for numerous environments and applications.

Ease of use

Helping workforces carry out tasks as productively as possible, these multi-tasking truck mounts and wearables devices boast touchscreen keypads for quick and efficient use.

Real time visibility

Each rugged device integrates top class functionality and communications. This boosts performance and leads to real-time visibility, making for smarter and more streamlined operations. 

Rugged truck mounts

Rugged truck mounts are a perfect fit for vehicle-based operations including the movement of both large and palletised items. Boasting a user-friendly interface, these devices are designed to maximise efficiencies and revitalise warehouse operations.

The range of rugged truck mount tech offers many features, including the TS3200 device, which delivers easy one-handed docking and undocking to enable tasks to be carried out with ease. Discover our full range of rugged truck mount solutions.

Robust construction

Built to last, the construction of rugged truck mounts means they are manufactured with unique and robust materials. Specialist materials include metal alloy chassis, hard-wearing polycarbonate plastics, rubber shock absorbers and silicon-mounted chassis to deliver full protection of the internal electronic components from vehicle vibration.  

The unique, robust construction makes rugged truck mounts suitable for a broad range of demanding warehouse, manufacturing and logistics operations, such as pallet put away or picking operations.  

Seamless integration  

Rugged truck mounts are not only user-friendly, but the devices can seamlessly fit within any truck-based operation, offering a perfect solution for fork-lift, reach truck or counterbalance operations. Operators can efficiently capture data, even in gloved-hand operations. Seamless integration with multiple scan options also allows drivers to work safely from the truck.

Discover more about the many benefits of TouchStar’s rugged truck mounts here.

Rugged wearables

If you are faced with the task of carrying out day-to-day duties in a demanding warehouse or logistics environment, hands-free rugged tech is the solution.  

Suited to single order picking operations, TouchStar’s rugged wearables can work on the wrist or belt, and all of them can withstand extreme temperatures, drops from height, dust and humidity.

The range of rugged wearable tech boasts many features, all designed to help optimise performance and leave hands unobscured to boost productivity:

  • Voice activation features and ring scanners for a completely hands-free solution
  • Lightweight and comfortable to enable the completion of day-to-day, physical tasks

Increased productivity

Operators can reap the benefits of being hands-free but completely connected with rugged wearable devices. Hands-free rugged tech improves efficiency and accuracy, leaving hands free to carry out duties such as sorting, loading, packing and checking. This promotes productivity, while also reducing human error.

Arming workforces with the hands-free wearable tech to complete duties efficiently and accurately will also boost team morale throughout the business operation.

Find out more about TouchStar’s range of rugged wearable devices here.      

TouchStar’s consultation services

With countless features and benefits to aid all types of warehouse operation, making the decision to opt for a rugged truck mounts or rugged wearables might not seem straightforward.

TouchStar prides itself on its thorough consultation services to assist you in choosing the right devices for your business. With over 30 years of in-house experience, our experts are on hand to help you select the best fit device for your operation.

Transform your operations today  

Whichever rugged device is more suited to your operation, you will not be disappointed. Why not take advantage of the improvements rugged mobile devices could bring to your business operations today?

To find out more about our rugged mobile solutions and how they can benefit your organisation, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - PETER MARSH

Peter joined TouchStar (formally Belgravium) in a sales manager role in 2001.  Prior to joining the company, Peter held Partner and National Sales Manager roles within the parcel and logistics industries. 

In 2011 Peter was promoted to Sales Director and is now actively involved in promoting the value of TouchStar’s Rugged Mobile Computing solutions to the warehouse, logistics, manufacturing and field service industries. When not involved in the business, Peter is a keen and enthusiastic football and cricket fan.


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