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Business Challenges Drive Demand

Competition Increasing pressure to keep up with competitors' productivity
Customer Expectations Increasing demands from customers for superior service and on-time deliveries
Workplace Safety Creating ergonomically safe work environments for warehouse workers
Relationships Establishing seamless working relationships with third party logistics, suppliers and OEMs
Solution Outcomes

benefitsReduce incorrectly shipped packages and misplaced items

benefitsIncrease productivity and the number of items shipped daily to satisfy customers with quick, correct, and on-time deliveries

benefitsIntegrate easily with any existing IT and OT system

Solution Track

To help partners align their IoT and Analytics capabalities with the appropriate solution path for success, Tech Data uses the following guide:

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starterStarter  Fundamental technology knowledge and basic industry acumen is required for selling this solution. Starter solutions do not require extensive integration or customization.

starterTransformer Transformer solutions require an intermediate level of IoT and Analytics integration and customization for deployment. Solution providers should be versed in the industry per the identified solution use case.

acceleratorAccelerator Accelerator solutions are best suited for solution providers who have an existing IoT repeatable offer and/or a mature knowledge of IoT and Analytics technologies. Solutions for this badge require niche selling experience with industry expertise.

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Smart Pallets

ADLINK Edge Smart Pallet is an Edge Internet of Things (IoT) hardware and software solution for machine vision. ADLINK Edge supports vision-based IoT use cases throughout the distribution warehouse with a picking, packing and palletization setup. ADLINK Edge integrates with any warehouse management system (WMS), enterprise resource planning (ERP), conveyor system, robotics or any other systems. The AI is then trained to identify, scan and log packages to the client’s specifications.

Solution Track
smart pallets, manufacturing operations, industrial, warehouse environment, smart manufacturing, machine vision
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Solution Rating


Technical Expertise
As a technical skills prerequisite, this rating is based on the level of integration required for implementation as well as the level of customization and configuration specific to the IoT and Analytics technology deployment.

Industry Acumen
For industry acumen, our solution consultants identify solutions that are more suited for particular segments and/or niche markets versus solutions that are more versatile and can be applied across multiple industries. This rating helps solution providers identify their options for expanding their market share, by honing their industry expertise or creating parallel sales across multiple industries.

Market Size
Market size indicates the relevant number of end-client targets for the particular solution. A niche market has a low rating but this only reflects the number of targets, not the potential revenue stream of market. A high rating indicates a larger market pool.

Cloud Consumption
Some solutions and use cases trigger more cloud consumption than other solutions. The level of data loads, storage needs, and network configurations affect cloud consumption.

Disruption Level
This rating is to provide a sense of expectation for solution deployment. Some solutions may require training and process adoption where other solutions effective “out of the box” on day one.