Material Flow System

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With Zebra's Visible Value Chain solution for material flow you will have the real-time data you need to track and manage materials throughout your operation, while cutting costs and creating efficiency. Zebra's combination of barcode, RFID and RTLS technologies and visibility software gives you the power to orchestrate the delivery of materials to line side with just-in-time precision.

Optimize Process

Real-time visibility of material flow gives you the power to get LEAN.

Smart Planning

Insights into material usage permits intelligent inventory forecasting.

Flexible Operations

Multiple options to signal material moves give you flexibility at line side.

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Solution Applications

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Wireless Call & Messaging

Improve the reliability and efficiency of your replenishment operations by using Zebra's Wireless Call and Messaging solution in concert with your material replenishment software.

 

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Material Replenishment

Completely automate and streamline your material replenishment processes throughout your facility with a real time location system solution from Zebra.

 

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Material Handling Equipment Tracking

Track the movement of all material handling equipment in your facility with incredible precision with equipment tracking solutions from Zebra.

 

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Equipment Handling & Checklist

Maintain accurate and automatic logs of equipment and safety checks on necessary equipment with the Zebra Equipment and Safety Checklist.

 

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Supplier Portal

Provide your suppliers with real-time visibility of their stock inside your warehouse with Zebra's Supplier Portal software.

 



Hardware & Software

Zebra WhereNet

WHERENET

The WhereNet real-time locating system (RTLS) provides the longest range RTLS capabilities and performance in all environments, including complex and hazardous ones. WhereNet's long tag-to-sensor range allows you to have real-time visibility and status information on your assets with a cost-effective RTLS network infrastructure.

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RTLS Software

Zebra's software solutions support and enhance our real-time locating systems, Dart Ultra Wideband and WhereNet, providing your organization with real-time asset and performance intelligence for smarter decision making.



Success Stories

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Tobyhanna Army Depot

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Ford Motor Company

Companywide real-time location system drives efficiency at Ford Motor Company.

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Android Industries

Automotive industry assembler shortens replenishment cycles with RFID-based material flow.

Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool

Material Flow replenishment allows flexible lean enterprise.

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GETRAG Ford Transmissions

Wireless replenishment supports lean manufacturing process.

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RTLS Solutions Provides Precise Tool Tracking

Leading aerospace manufacturer saves time, reduces expenses.



Research & Learn

Watch Zebra's Material Flow in Action

 

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The Patch to Peak Supply Chain Performance

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Increase Visibility and Velocity with RTLS

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RTLS Delivers for Material Handling

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RTLS Wireless Replenishment Starter Kit

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Material Flow Suite