MobileDemand deploys 2,000 protective case bundle solutions with barcode scanning and payment systems to streamline in-store retail processes and customer checkout

Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) and Fareway Meat and Grocery utilize rugged cases with advanced functionality on Microsoft Surface and Apple iPad devices. MobileDemand's versatile retail solutions speed ordering and checkout, reduce manual paperwork, and improve productivity.

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CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA – Jan 13, 2020 – In retail, keeping the right products flowing from the manufacturer to the consumer is critical to ensuring a superior customer experience. MobileDemand’s versatile, rugged mobile computing solutions are helping cooperative food wholesalers like AWG and retailers such as Fareway Meat and Grocery to streamline their store operations and stay competitive. MobileDemand rugged cases with barcode scanning and payment system add-ons encase the Microsoft Surface Pro, Microsoft Surface Go, and Apple iPads at several retailers with great success.

MobileDemand is demonstrating its retail supply chain solutions in booth 1628 the 2020 National Retail Federation (NRF) Show at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City January 12-14.

With MobileDemand’s rugged tablets for retail, workers have immediate access to information that will help satisfy customers and optimize operations. Ruggedized devices enable supply chain efficiency for improved inventory visibility, lower operating costs, reduced out-of-stocks to meet customer demands, and speed up the customer checkout processes in line-busting applications.

“MobileDemand cases are uniquely designed to add barcode scanning and payment systems, so retail associates and managers are move productive in their day-to-day processes as well as enhancing the customer check out experience,” said MobileDemand President Matt Miller. “In a short time period, we’ve deployed more than 2,000 devices in retail settings

Fareway improves in-store data management and ordering

Fareway Stores, Inc., a growing Midwest grocery company currently operating 122 grocery store locations in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota, wanted an iOS solution to take reordering right to the shelf and eliminate manual processes. MobileDemand offered an Apple iPad with rugged xCase bundle enabled Fareway to eliminate the use of multiple sheets of paper daily as well as eliminate the inefficient back and forth of writing order information down and walking back to the office to input. The iPad bundles with the case also come from MobileDemand fully configured and assembled, saving Fareway significant deployment time.

AWG maximizes its members competitiveness with robust mobile solutions

Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG), one of the largest grocery wholesalers in the United States, needed a mobile computing solution that would help its members compete more effectively at the lowest cost possible. MobileDemand offered the Microsoft Surface Go with rugged xCase bundle to allow AWG the flexibility to not only integrate with its ordering platform, but also its inventory, and shelf audit applications, and AWG's new store portal. The solution will help deploy the new retail pricing application. Members like the versatility of customizing the tablets to meet their exact needs.

Furniture retailer speeds purchase transactions with rugged tablets

A leading midwestern furniture retailer wanted to improve its customer service, ordering and payment process by taking orders at the point of sale and eliminating need to go to cash registers. MobileDemand offered the Microsoft Surface Pro with rugged xCase, built-in, high performance Honeywell® barcode scanner, and Ingenico® chip and pin payment module to speed the purchase. The innovative solution allows customers to pick options such as colors and fabric and the sales staff to check inventory, schedule pick up or delivery, and accept payment without leaving the display model. The size, form, fit, and functionality of the MobileDemand solution were the perfect fit for the retailer’s needs and brand.

For more information about MobileDemand retail mobile computing solutions, visit booth 1628 at NRF.

About MobileDemand

Customer focused. Meticulously designed and tested to Achieve More.

MobileDemand designs and provides rugged tablet PC solutions used by mobile workers in many vertical markets, the largest being retail, manufacturing, transportation, food and beverage distribution, and many other industries in both the public and private sector.

The MobileDemand portfolio of rugged devices are designed tough to handle rough industries so users don’t have to worry about losing productivity due to failed technology. First-line workers achieve more with enhanced technologies such as barcode scanning, credit card readers and PIN pads, 3D cameras, thermal cameras and mounting systems.