Deploying New Technology? Experience Matters!

Deploying New Technology? Experience Matters!

New technology is a business investment that should pay for itself over and over again. But it’s your team’s ability to roll out the new system that ultimately determines the return. If you’ve never deployed a new technology system, the following scenarios can...
Avoid A Cold Storage Crisis: Stick to a Smart Labeling Plan

Avoid A Cold Storage Crisis: Stick to a Smart Labeling Plan

Cold storage is emerging as a lucrative specialization within Kansas City’s expanding supply chain landscape, but the rewards come with higher risks that extend all the way down to your labels. Underestimating the sensitive realities of cold storage labeling is a...
Commenco Tower Expertise Positioned to Climb

Commenco Tower Expertise Positioned to Climb

Radio communications first sent us up a tower back in the 1950s when we began pioneering technical infrastructure in the Kansas City area. Radio was the primary ‘wireless’ service back then but today the wireless world is rapidly expanding and many of the new...
The Right Way to Ramp Up Cold Chain Technologies

The Right Way to Ramp Up Cold Chain Technologies

While demand for cold chain logistics heats up in Kansas City, storage and distribution facilities are racing to get equipment in place to position themselves ahead of the curve. Good instincts can only get you so far in preparation for work in this highly specialized...
The Voice Advantage in Cold Storage Operations

The Voice Advantage in Cold Storage Operations

Technology designed to keep workers connected is critical to business success. When it comes to the business of a temperature-controlled environment, reliable voice technologies offer a big competitive advantage. The Sound of Better Productivity In supply chain...
Does Your Fulfillment Operation Have a Future? Check Your Tech.

Does Your Fulfillment Operation Have a Future? Check Your Tech.

Relentless demand for lightning speed service has forced many distribution and fulfillment operations to make smart investments or face extinction. If you don’t want to be seen as the weak link in your supply chain, technology may be the best way to show your...
Cold Storage Rush Heats Up in Kansas City

Cold Storage Rush Heats Up in Kansas City

Kansas City’s rise to prominence in the logistics arena is getting a push from growing demand for cold storage and refrigerated warehouse space. And while food manufacturers, grocery stores, and freight-based businesses search for solutions, third-party logistics...
3 Golden Opportunities for Supply Chain Technology Professionals

3 Golden Opportunities for Supply Chain Technology Professionals

Supply Chain Management is a growing professional business field that requires job skills not always showcased on career days. Planning, strategic procurement, logistics, inventory control, packaging and shipping processes, space planning, vendor and supplier...
Do Your Surveillance Cameras Need a Second Look?

Do Your Surveillance Cameras Need a Second Look?

Surveillance cameras are smarter than ever and will only get smarter as artificial intelligence and other technologies evolve. But the brains behind even the best cameras can’t do much thinking if the eyesight is poor. Visual ‘dead spot’ problems are not uncommon but...
The Best Time to Deploy Wireless Technology Inside Your Business

The Best Time to Deploy Wireless Technology Inside Your Business

When you’re moving at the speed of business, there’s rarely a convenient time to deploy new technologies or upgrade existing systems. No one wants to deal with the disruption even though the results can take an operation to a whole new level. All things considered,...
How “Dead Zones” Come to Life Inside A Business

How “Dead Zones” Come to Life Inside A Business

Dropping a wireless signal or sending a document to print that never quite makes it is frustrating, but with so many users trying to access wi-fi networks at the same time, even the strongest wireless network is susceptible to signal loss. Commenco receives calls...
Seven Things to Consider When Buying an Industrial Barcode Printer

Seven Things to Consider When Buying an Industrial Barcode Printer

1. Quick Deployment Time is the one resource you can never regain, but you can save it with printers designed to simplify setup. You should be able to easily connect the printer with a mobile device. Out of the box, it should offer a setup app to guide you through...
Rolling Out New Tech? Outsource Deployment! Here’s Why.

Rolling Out New Tech? Outsource Deployment! Here’s Why.

The deployment of new technology can be a big step forward but a DIY approach can quickly create disruption that undercuts your investment. You might think you’ve got enough know-how inside your own walls to do the job and save some money, but look closer and...
Are You The Weak Link In Your Supply Chain?

Are You The Weak Link In Your Supply Chain?

When you’re running a distribution or fulfillment center, it’s hard to find time to pull your head out of the day-to-day responsibilities to examine the health of your connection to the larger supply chain. A weak link in the supply chain can make the entire chain...
Q3 Radio Trade-In Discounts

Q3 Radio Trade-In Discounts

Save $1,250 on XPR 7000e or XPR 7000e IS Series radios when you purchase 10 new radios and trade in 10 eligible units, Receive $75 for each XPR 6000 Series or XPR 4000 Series radio you trade in. Save $400 on CP200d Series radios when you purchase 10 new radios and...
Tag These Realities Before Rushing Into RFID Labeling

Tag These Realities Before Rushing Into RFID Labeling

Simple, fast and loaded with data, Radio-frequency identification (RFID) offers a chance to take organization and efficiency to a whole new level. However, the opportunity largely depends on whether the technology is right for your business. A mismatch can waste...