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Take Order Pick-Up from Awkward to Awesome

With digital dining predicted to be a $300 billion opportunity by 2025*, foodservice operators are scrambling to meet the demand and make the experience fast, fun – and efficient for their operations. So far, results have been mixed. While digital ordering is usually fast and simple, all bets are off when the customer comes in to… Read More

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When Less is More – For You and Your Customers

When Less is More – For You and Your Customers

Restaurants operations are being pushed in new directions by customers demanding new options for carryout or to-go, order-ahead and 3rd party delivery. Sometimes they’re just too busy to sit down and eat. Other times, they’d rather relax and enjoy their meal at home. And occasionally, they just find talking to another human being awkward or annoying… Read More

Case Study

Movie Theater Eliminates Lines with Apex

Successful theaters are reinventing the guest experience by upgrading amenities, including seating, ticketing and concessions.  Santikos Entertainment, a San Antonio-based movie theater chain, is innovating with no-wait concession order pick-up. “The guest experience is at the center of everything we do,” says Rob Lehman, Santikos Entertainment’s Chief Operating Officer. “We’re always challenging ourselves, asking where… Read More

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How Simple Changes Can Get Big Results

Blockchain, AI, Industry 4.0. These overused words are often too broadly defined or even misdefined and unhelpful when trying to differentiate between supply chain hype and innovations to take seriously. But there’s proven technology that can easily be integrated with your operations – simple changes capable of making a big impact as you digitalize your… Read More

White Paper

White Paper: Managing Mobile Assets with Self-Serve, Automated Locker Solutions

Managing Mission-Critical Operational Assets

In virtually every operating environment, productivity and operational efficiency are dependent on the use of mission-critical assets such as mobile devices, including handheld scanners, tablets, headsets and other wearable equipment, as well as rechargeable batteries. Without reliable, constant access to the assets required to do their jobs, workers cannot perform their assigned tasks, productivity and… Read More

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White Papers: The Benefits of Self-Serve, Automated Dispensing Solutions

Here’s a deeper look at some of the benefits of implementing automated dispensing technology from our experts. Distributors gain market share by going on the offensive – even in challenging economic times Ease of Implementation: An Overview of the Apex Solution Issues and Considerations in Calculating Economic and Operating Benefits from Point-Of-Work Implementations Lean Green Automated… Read More

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White Paper: Industrial Vending Emerges as a LEAN Solution

Distributors are tapping into cloud-based solutions to stay competitive Manufacturers are struggling to get better control of all production-related costs, including MRO and inventory management processes. But many manufacturing plants aren’t large enough or have the resources to implement Six Sigma or LEAN methodologies to improve quality, business and manufacturing processes. That’s creating opportunities for… Read More

White Paper

White Paper: LEAN Impact of an Industrial Vending Solution

How automated vending helps support lean, and green, initiatives From reducing usage of toxic items to decreasing the amount of fuel used to transport parts and supplies, industrial vending is helping one manufacturer make the planet healthier. Click here to download this white paper.