In order to understand the market opportunities for enterprise mobile devices, Zebra Technologies launched a report which says more than half of APAC organization see mobile technology as key to improving business performance. The report was centered around Future of field operations including fleet management, field services, proof delivery and direct store delivery work flows.
“Based on our study, the top three trends that are driving changes for field operations across Asia-Pacific including India, are; growing expectations of performance and convenience from end customers, the replacement of paper in the field by mobile technology, and the disruptions to field operations caused by emerging technologies and faster networks,” said Deep Agarwal, Regional Sales Director of India, Zebra Technologies. “In Asia Pacific including India more than half of the organizations have a mobile-first mindset when it comes to adopting enterprise-wide mobile and emerging technologies. And these forward-thinking organizations are setting their field operations apart with three key strategies; the scaling of mobile technology and support technologies enterprise-wide, evaluating the total cost of ownership of mobile technology as a standard practice, and utilizing emerging field operations technologies more extensively to achieve a competitive edge.”
Some of the key survey findings reveal that 44% of organizations view mobility investment as top priority. From 2018 to 2023, the use of scanners, printers and tablets are expected to grow by 50%. This will enhance business performance and help to generate higher revenue. It is now expected that Asia-Pacific organizations will now implement the use of advanced devices including sensors, Radio Frequency Identifications and Intelligent labels.
Corresponding to the developments in the field operations industry, Zebra has launched a new range of enterprise-class mobile touch computing solutions, industrial tablets and high-quality mobile printer for efficient and effective field operations. The TC57 Touch Computers provide a new platform and capabilities to deliver the ultimate in enterprise-class touch computing. The TC77 series touch computer provides maximum simplicity, construction designed to withstand years of the toughest everyday use and abuse. The new Zebra L10 and R12 Xplore rugged tablets offer a reliable way to capture, extract, and analyze data, especially when on the move. The new ZQ120 mobile printer, meanwhile, offers a value-for-money proposition that has the winning formula comprising; affordability, quality, versatility, durability, ‘wearability’ and ease-of-use.