Rugged Tablets for Transportation & Logistics

Markets

  • Rail – From tracking rolling stock to streamlining the delivery of people and freight, rugged PCs can help you manage your workforce and keep pace with the daily operations.
  • Intermodal – Built to meet the demands of shock, vibration, moisture exposure and temperature extremes, our Windows devices let you analyze resource utilization, create schedules, evaluate capacity and plan transfers from one mode of transport to another.
  • Planes & Airports – The xTablets from MobileDemand, along with its tablet accessories, is a valuable tool in streamlining plane and airline operations, ensuring on-time departures and arrivals and meeting safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Shipping & Ports –Ideal for withstanding the harsh atmosphere of ports, warehouses, cold storage and dock transfer, rugged devices are versatile tools for supply chain management, vessel tracking and ship maintenance.  
  • Trucking – MobileDemand’s xTablet series of rugged computers are ideally suited for the trucking and transport industries, allowing truckers and fleet managers to succeed in demanding work conditions that allow little room for error.

Benefits

  • Communicate with workers in real-time
  • Reduce costly paperwork
  • Eliminate data entry errors
  • Track container locations
  • Optimize asset utilization
  • Improve customer service
  • Scan bar codes and capture signatures
  • Capture images of damaged items
  • Minimize downtime

Applications

  • Dispatch
  • Route optimization
  • Capacity management
  • Proof of service and/or delivery
  • Inventory management
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Inspections and maintenance
  • Various GPS and RFID applications
  • Passenger ticketing
  • In-transit visibility (ITV)

Tablet Features

  • Standard, full-screen software applications that run on Microsoft Windows Professional or Home Edition OS
  • Intel processor for complex T&L applications
  • Built rugged for drop, shock, water resistance, dust and temperature exposure
  • Handheld, stationary or mounted handling options
  • Long-life battery options
  • All-light readable display for indoor and outdoor use
  • Integrated, tethered or wireless barcode scanning to ensure accurate data collection
  • RFID reading through optional devices
  • Secure wireless LAN and WWAN connectivity for real-time communication
  • Color cameras to capture images of damaged goods
  • GPS for route optimization and fuel cost reduction

Case Studies

Heniff Transportation Saves $1M+ Using Tablets to be More Efficient in the Field

Heniff Transportation Saves $1M+ Using Tablets to be More Efficient in the Field

MobileDemand and PeopleNet streamline operations for Heniff Transportation Systems. Liquid bulk carrier anticipates savings of roughly $1,150,000 per year.

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Trucking Companies Stay Compliant, Cut Costs and Improve Productivity with Tablets

Trucking Companies Stay Compliant, Cut Costs and Improve Productivity with Tablets

By deploying rugged tablets, fleets are reducing costs, increasing safety and compliance, and improving customer service.

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Recent News

Tablets for Transportation and Logistics at the PeopleNet User Conference

If you're familiar with PeopleNet and their TABLET® solution, you may see similarities between that device and the MobileDemand xTablet T7200 rugged tablet. That's because it's the same …

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Challenges Facing Commercial and Private Airlines in 2015

Rising fuel prices, global economic forces, competition, and changing passenger expectations are all combining to make profitability a constant struggle for airlines of all sizes. Let’s look …

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New Tablets Impress at Transportation & Logistics Industry Conference

Last week, August 18-20, the PeopleNet User Conference (PNUC) was held in Hollywood, Florida and thousands of folks from the transportation and logistics industry were on hand to check out the …

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Windows Tablets for Transportation & Logistics at PeopleNet User Conference

From August 18th through August 20th, MobileDemand will have a booth at the 2014 PeopleNet User Conference in sunny Hollywood, Florida. On display in the booth will be rugged Windows tablets and …

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Download resource guide

We've compiled our research and experience implementing and testing rugged tablets in this industry into a resource guide. The "Why Go Rugged" guide is designed to give you key insight when selecting the best device for your deployment.

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