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Case Study : Leading Sports Brand Boosts Productivity By 10% At Its European Warehouses With Zebra Technology

03 October 2018 0 views

ABOUT ASICS EUROPE B.V.

ASICS Europe BV is the European subsidiary of ASICS Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of running

shoes as well as other athletic and lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories.

ASICS was founded in 1949 by Kihachiro Onitsuka. The ASICS name is an acronym of the Latin phrase ‘Anima Sana in Corpore Sano’, which means ‘A Sound Mind in a Sound Body.’ The Japanese true performance brand is market leader in performance running footwear with flagship models such as GELKayano, GEL-Nimbus, GEL-Cumulus and GT Series, as well as various core performance sports, such as tennis.

ASICS is also known for its popular lifestyle sneakers. The ASICS Tiger and Onitsuka Tiger collection offer sneakers based on iconic shoes from the 80’s and 90’s.

ASICS has two European distribution centres – based in France and Germany – and has a long history of working with Zebra hardware at these sites.

Challenge

ASICS wanted to deploy multipurpose, future-proof Android devices and boost efficiencies at its European warehouses.

Solution

Zebra TC8000 Touch Mobile Computers:

316 standard range scanners and 25 extended range scanners

SimulScan software and All Touch Terminal Emulation software as standard on the TC8000s

Zebra TC8000 Quickdraw Holsters and Zebra TC8000 Forklift Mount Holsters

SOTI MobiControl ® Cloud for TC8000s

Other scanner models: LI2208, LS1203, LS4278 and LS3578

Zebra GK420D Label Printers and HC100 Wristband Printers

Zebra OneCare Select Support Package

Results

10% + increase in warehouse productivity with subsequent excellent ROI

Multifunctional device saves time and cost

Reduction in paperwork relating to warehouse tasks

Improved real-time operational visibility

Excellent user feedback

Easier to configure, update and manage device via SOTI MobiControl Cloud