Should distribution centers use consumer-grade mobile devices?

03/22/2013 | DC Velocity online

Consumer-focused mobile devices tend to be less expensive than their industrial cousins, but you should think twice before using them in your distribution center. Consumer devices may not be sturdy enough for the job, and they aren't optimized specifically for warehouse operations such as scanning bar codes. "If you have to do scanning on a regular basis, for instance, then it's better to have a device designed for scanning," according to Mark Wheeler of Motorola Solutions.

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