22 February 2019
According to respected market analysts Gartner, Global IT spending is set to increase despite Brexit, recession and tariff rumours. Gartner predicts global IT spending will reach $3.8 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2% from 2018. If the ‘gloom and doom’ predictions prove correct and Brexit helps to trigger another recessionary period, notably for the UK, why on earth would business organisations contemplate spending increases? This article explains why IT spending in a recessionary period can be critical to survival. Read More >>
14 July 2017
TouchStar has built the TS3200 around three core principles: durability, safety and ease of use. Designed to be rugged from the inside-out, each of the TS3200’s components are housed in an ultra-shock-absorbent rubber matrix. This unique approach to shock dispersal differentiates the TS3200 from its competitors by placing durability at the heart of the device, rather than adding a boot or bumper as an afterthought to the standard tablet. Read More >>
26 June 2017
Traditional retailers generate and capture a massive amount of data—most notably, customer transaction histories that can reveal detailed product interest along with promotional and marketing response rates.The emergence of big data, low cost storage and advanced analytical tools means that airlines can now capture even greater value from such information, provided they know how to analyse and interpret it. Read More >>
29 May 2017
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01 May 2017
Managing the logistics of an on board operation can be a complex task. By optimising these processes, airlines are in a position to focus on delivering a ‘best in class’ passenger experience. For airlines, the ability to create the service that will make this difference is all about technology. Matching industry expectations with the correct systems is fundamental in delivering competitive advantage. Read More >>
03 April 2017
At TouchStar Onboard Retail, the airline passenger is at the heart of our industry. We recognise that by providing an optimised service, Airlines have the ability to exceed expectations to create that all important passenger loyalty.
At TouchStar, our focus is on that of the modern airline passenger, those that demands fast, reliable and personalised service. Most importantly, what systems we can put in place to support and exceed those expectations. Read More >>
14 March 2017
Stock is something today’s retail, supply and manufacturing businesses must manage effectively – products can only be sold if they’re available, but storing everything all year round can be a major waste of valuable space. Technology can assist with understanding when demand peaks and what you have in your warehouse. Read More >>
03 March 2017
While many people view their warehouse as simply a storage space, effective management can provide huge business benefits. Using the latest technology available from Touchstar, such as robust mobile computers, rugged barcode scanners and computer software, can ensure that companies can get the most from the space they have. Read More >>
25 January 2017
It’s one of life’s great frustrations: to head to a shop, or visit an online retailer, only to find that the product you were after is out of stock.
Without effective warehouse and inventory management having items out of stock is a growing issue and statistics show that this could be damaging to your business Read More >>
10 January 2017
No matter what sector you work in, downtime in a warehouse and logistics operation is an expensive and inconvenient issue.
If your staff are unable to work because of problems with a mobile device, the whole supply chain can be disrupted, costing time and money and impacting customer satisfaction.
And that’s just the tangible costs. Downtime also leads to a range of hidden costs that are harder to quantify. Read More >>
21 December 2016
The last 12 months has seen some of the toughest conditions for the oil and gas industry in recent memory. Technology can help to streamline downstream operations.
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