Scanning barcodes and using mobile computers is not only about speeding up your workers, it’s about task efficiency.
Don’t look to scanning to make picking faster, or increase your lifts per hour for putaways– look for the benefits that flow from doing it right the first time. Scanning will actually add time to the tasks, the time to grasp the device, aim, shoot the barcode(s) and get a confirmation of the scan. It’s after the scan that the benefits start to flow. Now the right product is in the right place, your inventory is accurate and your transaction is visible to your CSRs and supervisors.
Accurate inventory has a huge payback, both in labor and service.