Case Studies / Press Releases

Affordable housing developer Dominium is in the process of doubling in size, with plans for 40,000 units by 2025. Yet a manual, time-intensive work order-management and apartment inspection process hampered field staff. The company set out to ratchet up operational efficiency and worker productivity in a bid to deliver enhanced service to its residents at a faster clip.

Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, and Emkat Solutions, Inc., a Zebra PartnerConnect partner, today announced that Dominium, one of the nation’s largest affordable housing development and management companies, selected Zebra’s Android-based TC55 touch mobile computers to replace its manual task operations

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is employing radio frequency identification to pinpoint the locations of sensors buried within roadways. The sensors, which measure strain and pressure levels, are used to test the performance of a variety of roadway materials, mixes and application methods.

Lawson Software announced a new product partnership with Minnesota-based Emkat, Inc., focusing on mobility solutions. The two companies will work together to offer mobile hardware and service to support Lawson enterprise applications, including Lawson Mobile Supply Chain Management.

Senior living has been slow to catch on when it comes to installing commercial-grade wireless technology—by some estimates, less than 10% are up to speed.

Yet due to security concerns, a rising demand among residents, and an ongoing shift toward host of web-based services designed to make senior living and care more efficient, providers are finding in some cases they can’t afford not to make the investment.

Emkat’s partner Baylor Health Care is relieved to find how feature-rich the Motorola MC70 is, after trying out several alternatives. From durability to scanning abilities, as well as shape and weight, they find that their work can be completed much easier with the MC70.

Executive Summary

WellSpan Health is a healthcare system with over 600 beds in two hospitals and 40 locations in southern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The company has over 8,000 staff members, including doctors, nurses, and administration, operational and support employees. Both hospitals use Lawson’s Mobile Supply Chain Management (MSCM) application for real-time data entry of their medical supply inventory.

CHALLENGE: For customers, the quality and craftsmanship of Medallion Cabinetry products is immediately apparent. But proof of delivery frequently was not. The company delivers truckloads of cabinets each week to retailers and home centers throughout the country. Delivery documentation sometimes wasn't entered into Medallion Cabinetry's computer system until two weeks after the delivery was actually made.

Background

For the past 12 years Minneapolis, Minn.-based Street Fleet has operated as a courier service providing same day delivery and scheduled runs to the Twin Cities and the surrounding five-state region. Street Fleet has contracts with thousands of companies for the mission-critical delivery of legal documents, medical supplies, equipment and other necessary goods, making over 1,000 deliveries a day.

Plunkett’s is a leading pest control company headquartered in Fridley, MN. They service customers in eight states in the Upper Midwestern United States. Their customers range from residential homeowners and renters to commercial facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes, grocery stores and food processing facilities, schools and universities, farms and more.