GXO deploys display wearable scanners that boost productivity

GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, has deployed nearly 400 state-of-the-art display wearable scanners in warehouses in the UK, France and the Netherlands, Italy and Spain. The lightweight glove scanners speed up bar code reading, by up to 4 seconds per scan compared to traditional handheld units, while offering hands-free operations.

GXO is using ProGlove’s MARK family of wearable scanners for picking, packing, shipping and inbound processing with MARK Display in pilot programs for major ecommerce and DIY customers.

The wearable scanners increase precision in fast-paced logistics environments and provide critical information such as storage location, product identifier and quantity remaining directly to the user’s hand. GXO seamlessly integrates the technology with its warehouse management system and digital tools used in its facilities. The lightweight wearable scanners – around 45 grams – significantly improve ergonomics for users by reducing hand strain.

Richard Cawston, President – Europe, GXO, said, “We’re constantly exploring new technology that enhances the accuracy, efficiency and safety of our operations. Where we deploy wearable scanners, we can increase productivity up to 10% depending on the application, while delivering a better experience for our employees.”

Michel Matlega, Regional Sales Director Southern Europe for ProGlove, said, “GXO sets the standard when it comes to matching innovation initiatives with best practices. The result is a customer service and reliability that is second to none. That’s why we’re extremely proud to collaborate with GXO.”

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