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Bluetooth technologies seem to predate the use of the Internet of things (IoT) in society. We can all remember when the first flip phones could send short media files to friends for use as ringtones. However, Bluetooth technologies are creating a subset of the IoT, expanding its benefits and use among shipping and logistics providers.

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The use of lean manufacturing systems has become commonplace in modern manufacturing. Lean manufacturing refers to eliminating waste, reducing costs, and improving production with finite resources. As a result, many manufacturers have deployed extensive process review and analysis programs to move towards a higher level of lean manufacturing.

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What makes or breaks a manufacturer’s ability to grow, survive, and change in modern civilization? Do executive level decisions influence the small processes in a factory, or is the world simply ready for a new type of manufacturing industry? In this new kind of industry, mobility will be king, and you need to know a few things about it.

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How often do you hear the term, “productivity in manufacturing?” This term is often tossed about and misunderstood to mean making more than anyone else. Today we will talk about how supply chain mobility will aid in this pursuit, but first let’s take a look at what it means to manufacturers.According to Merriam-Webster, productivity is defined as:1. The quality or state of being productive.

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With all of the emerging technology transforming manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics, such digitization, 3D printing or additive manufacturing, the Internet of Things, the great move to the cloud, big data, augmented reality, virtual reality, nanobots, and more, another great movement at the core of a lot of these other transformative technologies is enterprise mobility.

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A recent study by tech leader CDW revealed that 80% of all employees now bring a smartphone to work – and most use one or more apps to improve productivity and performance. Mobile technology has been embraced by many industries, from healthcare to transportation, but manufacturing has been slow to recognize the benefits of the technology.

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Editor’s Note: This is the first post in a series produced in partnership with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps. We encourage our audience to visit The Catavolt Blog for more relevant posts about mobility in manufacturing for best practices, tips, and great industry insights.