Warehouse Management


Today, warehouse management businesses are embracing technological advancements to meet evolving market demands. The need for scalability takes centre stage as companies expand their product offerings, customer base, and geographical markets. Here is where cutting-edge solutions come into play, seamlessly accommodating the growing volumes of inventory, orders, and shipments. Revolutionising traditional warehouse management approaches, the Durabook R8, R11, and U11I rugged tablet series emerge as compelling options for businesses seeking to navigate the challenges of modern warehouse management.

Learn more: An Ultimate Guide to Rugged Devices: Exploring the Features of Rugged Laptops, Tablets and Phones

How Rugged Tablets Transform Warehouse Operations

By integrating advanced technology into daily tasks, the Durabook rugged tablet series empowers businesses to streamline their operations.

1. Enhanced Connectivity 

Adopting robust and reliable connectivity options, such as high-speed Wi-Fi and mobile data capabilities, rugged tablets provide exceptional connectivity for users. These pave the way for up-to-date inventory status, enabling quick and informed decision-making.

2. High Durability 

Specifically designed to endure drops, resist dust, and function effectively in varying light conditions, rugged tablets instill confidence in field operatives. The Durabook R11, for instance, has undergone a 4-foot drop test and holds certifications such as MIL-STD-810H, MIL-STD-461F, and optional ANSI C1D2. With an impressive IP66 rating, this model ensures maximum protection against dust, dirt, and water ingress.

3. Diverse Functionality

Rugged tablets boast highly functional features, such as robust connectivity options, responsive touchscreens, and advanced processing capabilities, enabling swift and efficient data exchange. The key is to facilitate real-time access to critical data, ensuring that field operatives and professionals can instantaneously retrieve, update, and analyse essential information in the dynamic environments they navigate.

Case Study: Improving Durabook Americas’ Inventory Management System With Durabook U11I

On a daily basis, Durabook Americas navigates the intricacies of managing numerous incoming parts, outgoing finished products, and service orders. On top of deploying conventional methods like standard laptops, barcode scanners, and paper documentation, warehouse technicians are required to manually align printed lists of serial numbers with items on shelves, based on a first-in, first-out approach. In this scenario, the company encountered a challenge—a requirement to improve its inventory management system efficiency to meet growing customer demands.

Choosing the Ideal Solution: The Durabook U11I

To address these challenges, Durabook Americas conducted a thorough review of its rugged mobile device portfolio. The ideal solution should feature exceptional connectivity, high durability, a screen visible in varying light conditions, the capability of a mobile ERP terminal, and powerful cameras. After careful consideration, the Durabook U11I fully-rugged tablet emerged as the perfect fit for the job.


Durabook U11I


Complementing reliable connectivity, Durabook U11I comes with a barcode scanner that streamlines warehouse workers’ tasks in one location. This reduced the reliance on paper and picking errors, significantly boosting overall operational efficiency. 

The U11I stands out with its 11.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) LCD display, featuring Durabook’s proprietary DynaVue® sunlight-readable technology. This ensures exceptional viewing even in direct sunlight, making it highly valuable in warehouses with varying lighting conditions. Whether in well-lit areas, low-light spaces, or under direct sunlight, the visible screen of these tables offers easy access to crucial data, minimising errors caused by visibility issues and enhancing overall usability.

The Durabook U11I‘s built-in camera adds another layer of functionality, enabling the capture of detailed images to meet comprehensive reporting needs within warehouse environments. The tablet features a 2.0 MP front-facing camera, an optional 8.0 MP auto-focus rear camera with flash, and an IR camera for Windows Hello face authentication.

Serving as a mobile ERP terminal, Durabook U11I facilitates real-time data entry, retrieval, and processing, providing instant access to critical business information. Whether it’s managing inventory, tracking orders, or overseeing various business processes, users can stay connected and make informed decisions from any location within the operational environment. 

Immediate Efficiency Improvements

The Durabook U11I consolidates multiple functions into one device, streamlining tasks without the use of multiple tools. Thanks to this inventory management solution, Durabook Americas managed to achieve remarkable results, greater efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.

Safecom Mobile specialises in providing computing and communication devices. With our unwavering integrity and steadfast professionalism, we strive to enhance customers’ productivity and efficiency, particularly in challenging environments. 

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