barcode scanning system RaPTr

Drive-Thru Barcode Scanning System

The RaPTr – Rapid Pallet Tracker integrates seamlessly with your warehouse and forklifts.

warehouse scans tracker dashboard

This sleek pallet tracking system rapidly and automatically scans barcodes to provide full product and shipping traceability and saves 25 minutes of loading time per truck.

How It Works

A camera or multi-camera array and simple-to-use software scan barcode labels passing through your warehouse dock door for automated pallet tracking and inventory scanning. Touchless scanning reads barcodes in motion, making dismounting from or even stopping the forklift unnecessary. The technology is a more efficient, less expensive alternative to RFID pallet tracking. All scans are timestamped with image capture and instantaneously recorded in the system for full inventory visibility.

The system can be easily integrated with your existing warehouse management system software or stands alone, and supports various pallet configurations.

a) use in USB/Keyboard mode to plug in and work like a handheld:
plug and play barcode scanningb) integrate with lists and databases:

  • load text and list-based items (from Notepad, Excel)
  • choose direct database integration (SAP, Manhattan, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, IBM Db2, etc.)

All integrations can display a web-based dashboard for instant, visual record-keeping.

Now that it is more key than ever to be able to use contactless scanning technology, you can reduce touchpoints and the need to travel. Improve your supply chain visibility and quality management with efficient inventory tracking, immediate alert feedback, and the ability to access your data anywhere, in real-time.

A Challenge Resolved

Manual barcode scanning introduces human error and profit loss because it is slow, labor-intensive, and prone to missed scans and mis-routed pallets. Our barcode scanning system was designed for customers who deliver millions of pallets worldwide and use or need inventory scanning systems. In the case of a client who uses returnable crates it has proved indispensable for recovering and billing all while saving personnel time. And for all our customers, warehouse operations have become more efficient, and they can confirm product and pallets are correctly dispatched to the right truck, shipping more product faster while avoiding OTIF compliance fees.

  • If shipping 5-10 trucks per day, our system gives one year payback against the cost of RFID tags alone.
  • Save 25 minutes of loading time per truck.
  • Retrieve timestamped scanning data with photographic proof.

View a case study about how one customer grew productivity without the cost of ongoing operational expenditures.

…And Peace of Mind

We provide training and support for every system we deliver.

Specifications (base model)

FOV1.5m wide by 2m tall
In-Motion Code Reading19 KPH (12 MPH)
Processes at 15-20 frames per second
Labels2D Barcodes
1D Barcodes
GS1 Friendly
Working Distanceapprox. .5 -3.5m (1.6-11ft)
Mounting HardwareIncluded
ConfigurabilityConfigurable for distance, speed, label type. Filter by symbology and code length. Supports single, double, and triple stack pallets. Integrates with any major WMS/ERP system.
ApplicationsShipping and receiving operations, containers, pallet tracking, warehouse dock door scanning, returnables, E-Crates

These specifications are based on our ready-to-deploy base model, but are configurable to your requirements. Various versions of our warehouse barcode scanning systems provide a best fit for your operations to help improve your bottom line. View downloadable material on different configurations and why a barcode scanning system is the ideal choice to manage inventory and warehousing operations, and a better option than handheld or RFID pallet tracking.

setup options for warehouse barcode scanning

Handhelds vs RFID Technology vs Vision System with Barcodes – which is right for me?

handhelds vs RFID vs vision system with barcodes

What’s the Cost Justification?

Avoid Fees
  • Accuracy and consistency in inventory scanning helps improve On Time and In Full (OTIF) rate and eliminate compliance penalties.
  • Some chargebacks are 3% the value of the shipped goods.
Avoid Errors
  • Barcode scanners can be as accurate as 1 error in 36 trillion characters, vs. 1 error per 300 for typical human data entry.
  • Scanning by hand is also prone to error.
  • A 1% error rate when scanning 6 billion items means 60 million scanning failures.
Limit Returns
  • If the item is unscannable it might be returned to the supplier, generating a whole new costly process.
Reduce Inventory Tracking Cost
  • Too little inventory means lost sales. Too much inventory means tied up capital, storage and security costs, degraded goods, and waste.
  • Inaccurate pallet tracking can mean wrong product shipped, wrong amount, wrong location.
Greater Speed!
  • No more hand scanning, no more stopping forklifts, no more manually checking lists.
  • Load trucks faster. Ship more product.
  • Barcodes can be read at 19 KPH (12 MPH) and process at 5-100ms.
Reputation
  • Don’t get fired. Better yet, bolster your reputation as a reliable supplier.
  • Stop paying for things that aren’t your fault. Prove claims with photos and data.

Downloads

RaPTr logo Rapid Pallet Tracker

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