12 October 2016
reliable, the TS8000 is well suited to rugged warehouse environments and is set
to roll out across the picking operation within Karndean Designflooring’s
Evesham based warehouse operation.
in 1973, Karndean Designflooring are established for supplying a wide range of
wood and stone luxury vinyl floor designs for residential and commercial
Based at its head office and state of the art showroom in
Evesham, Karndean is the UK’s market leader in LVT with more than 300 unique
designs including its latest LooseLay Longboard collection.
With their excellent customer
service in mind, Karndean continues to invest in their operations with the
latest technology and infrastructure. For their warehouse, Karndean were
looking to upgrade their existing hardware estate to futureproof their operation
and processes. The hardware upgrade will see the flooring specialist integrate TouchStar’s
latest in house manufactured handheld terminal, the TS8000.
Incorporating the latest near
far imaging technology, Karndean will benefit from reduced misreads of both
damaged and corrupt barcodes as well as enhanced reading of shrink wrapped products.
With proven integration into its impressive warehouse management system from
Chess Logistics Technology, the TS8000 will also provide high speed data
capture for increased productivity and efficiencies as well as a futureproof
solution that is scalable to support future requirements such as the reading of
With a high level of expertise
within the logistics sector, TouchStar have over 30 years real world experience
in the integration, installation and support of data capture systems into
leading warehouse and distribution operations. The system will be fully
supported in the UK by a comprehensive support and maintenance package ensuring
reduced downtime and a seamless operation.
Richard Crook, operations director at
Karndean Designflooring comments, “We’re delighted to work with TouchStar
Technologies. Our commitment to our customers remains at the forefront of our
operation, by integrating the TS8000 we’re looking forward to optimising our
warehouse processes to support our UK operations. Both TouchStar and Chess have
a proven track record of successful integrations within the warehouse and
logistics industry so we have confidence that the solution will have a positive
impact on our operations.”