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DB Schenker introduces intelligent scanning glove in Germany
DB Schenker implements ProGlove – an intelligent scanning glove – at its warehouse in Eching near Munich. ProGlove is a device for scanning barcodes in the picking process. The small and lightweight scanning unit is attached to a glove worn by associates in the warehouse. ProGlove is placed on the back of a hand and it is activated by pressing the thumb and forefinger together.
After scanning a barcode, the associate receives optical, acoustic and haptic feedback. Visual communication with the warehouse management system (i.e. quantities, next pick location) can be conducted via a tablet.
In Eching, DB Schenker supplies the production of a leading German car manufacturer with automotive parts. Services include core warehouse functions such as inbound and outbound logistics, storage...
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