How Will the ELD (Electronic Logging Device) Mandate Affect Your Fleet?

Posted by Havis on Jul 11, 2017 8:07:00 AM

Reduce your fleet's distraction and increase productivity with quality docking and mounting solutions.

With this year’s electronic logging devices mandate looming, it’s important for fleets to understand how it will affect them, and how to implement the new standards.

This goes beyond choosing eligible devices and software to track, manage and share data. Fleets also need to consider how to secure those devices inside a vehicle.

Good in-vehicle docking and mounting solutions for devices protect the fleet’s investment in equipment, ensure driver safety and comfort, reduce distraction and increase productivity.

The ELD mandate might seem confusing and the December 18 deadline might be overwhelming. But try to think of it as an opportunity to do better, through a total mobility solution.

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Topics: Electronic Logging Device

Introducing Havis’ New Docking Stations for Dell Tablets

Posted by Havis on May 15, 2017 2:50:49 PM

The team here at Havis just spent three great days in Las Vegas, where we took part in the Dell EMC World conference.

We were there to exhibit our latest mobile office solution, the DS-DELL-610 series of thin-profile docking stations.



This is the latest addition to our line of docking stations and cradles for Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet. Each series is designed to maximize space inside forklifts, work carts or other vehicles, as well as on desktops, to create a more mobile productive office.

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Visit Havis at the 2017 ProMat Show

Posted by Havis on Apr 3, 2017 9:38:51 AM

Havis will kick off the month of April with a trip to Chicago, where we’ll display new docking and mounting solutions at ProMat 2017.

ProMat is the premiere trade show for the materials handling industry, a chance for leaders in the manufacturing and supply chain sectors to see the latest innovations in the field.

This year’s show is scheduled for April 3-6 at McCormick Place, with Havis among the 950 other exhibitors from around the world.

Havis will be exhibiting in booth #53576.

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Topics: Trade Shows

[CASE STUDY] How Dell and Havis Helped Mueller Increase Shipping Speeds

Posted by Havis on Mar 6, 2017 8:44:00 AM

Mobile computing is designed to make life easier, and more productive for warehouse workers.

But when there’s issues with connectivity, or ergonomics, those mobile computing solutions can quickly become problem for the business.

That was the challenge facing Mueller Co., North America’s leading potable water distribution company. They turned to Dell, who worked with Havis, for help.

The trouble began at Mueller’s plant and warehouse in Chattanooga. Workers there had problems updating inventory, transporting data, and connecting to the company Wi-Fi network.

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Topics: Case Studies

Factors to Contemplate Before Your Fleet’s Next Mobile Office Upfit

Posted by Havis on Jul 1, 2016 10:07:12 AM

The vehicles your employees use on the job are more than just modes of transportation. When your workers get behind the wheel, they’re sitting down in a mobile office complete with data, video, voice and warning systems.

As vehicle technologies evolve, your fleet will need a strategic upfit plan and this is something you should do with very careful consideration. Proper installation leads to safer, more productive workers, while an upfit done without proper planning can do the opposite.

“A successful installation, or job well done, makes the process seamless, minimizes downtime for vehicles and maximizes the return for the company investing in the technology,” says Scott Glenn, business development manager at the technology deployment services company Velociti Inc.

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Topics: upfit guide

Havis Launches Full Line of Materials Handling Computer Docking Solutions

Posted by Havis on May 18, 2016 8:48:13 AM

computer docking solutionsDistracted driving isn't just something that happens on the highway. It can be a problem for warehouse workers as well.

And eyestrain isn't just something that affects office workers. Computers are a part of nearly every work environment these days, and staring at screens affects everyone.

With these issues in mind, Havis Inc. is pleased to announce its full line of computer mounting and docking solutions for workers who use forklifts, pallet jacks and mobile carts.

Our equipment mounting, computer docking stations, cradles and peripheral accessories are designed to help these workers increase their productivity while also maximizing their safety and comfort.

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Topics: computer docking solutions, docking stations, havis screen blanking