STORIS & Emkat Partnership Streamlines Warehouse Operations

STORIS recently chose Emkat to be its preferred hardware vendor for its barcode and advanced warehouse management solutions. STORIS’ clients utilizing these solutions now have a certified vendor dedicated to the hardware procurement needed to implement these advanced technologies.

Emkat is an advisor of services and supplier of hardware equipment including Bluetooth and corded barcode scanners, thermal label printers, pre-printed label services, and wireless infrastructure surveys. Emkat’s team of certified engineers offers expertise in go-live and technical support, troubleshooting, and mobile device management platforms like SOTI. The partnership between Emkat and STORIS offers mutual retail partners competitive pricing.

This partnership improves the installation of these advanced technologies as STORIS and Emkat work together to make the process more efficient for everyone involved. Retailers can purchase Emkat's service options including an onsite visit to a client's warehouse where a site survey, access point recommendations, and barcode gun installation occur. Emkat provides the retailer with ongoing warranties and maintenance on their equipment.

As a certified STORIS partner, Emkat staff is trained on STORIS specific barcode and advanced warehouse management processes allowing them to offer personalized consultation to the retailer. Emkat provides clients with a direct line of support for questions during the duration of the retailer's use of barcoding and warehouse equipment purchased from Emkat. STORIS chose Emkat as its preferred hardware vendor and service provider for the company’s diligent customer service, responsiveness, and dedication to the continued growth of clients beyond the initial product installation.

"Emkat has proven to be a genuine partner that goes beyond the supply of equipment and also helps partners streamline their warehouse and inventory operations,” commented Marilyn Durning, VP of Client Services at STORIS. “Emkat is very responsive and are experts in their field. Our goals for our partners are aligned."

“Emkat partners with STORIS to help furniture retailers retain their competitive edge by driving down labor costs and gaining access to more actionable data,” commented Brad Kieley, CEO of Emkat. “Our partnership with STORIS has allowed our mutual partners to realize immediate benefits by working with current, tested, and certified equipment recommended by our highly trained team of engineers.”

Creating this partnership with Emkat keeps the hardware side of warehousing as cutting edge as the software supplied by STORIS. Together, STORIS and Emkat will improve warehouse operations with their streamlined services. The partnership with Emkat also benefits STORIS development and quality assurance efforts when certifying the latest hardware equipment. Emkat works closely with STORIS to recommend new device certifications. Often, Emkat provides STORIS with the equipment needed for certification efforts.

STORIS provides retailers in the home furnishings industry with the technology solutions they need to stay on the leading edge of inventory control and warehouse management, among many other operational functions.

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About STORIS: Founded in 1989, STORIS continues to be the leading provider of Retail Software Solutions and Services to the home furnishings industry. Over 400 clients utilize STORIS’ Unified Commerce Solution, which includes point of sale, eCommerce, mobile POS, CXM, inventory management, merchandising, kiosk, business intelligence, supply chain management, accounting, and more.

 About Emkat: Emkat is a hardware integration company focused on delivering innovative solutions for mobile computing and barcode devices. The company provides the right technology to help organizations improve their processes and become more efficient in running their operations. Emkat is dedicated to understanding a client’s business and goals in order to provide the most cost-effective solution backed by best-in-class service. Emkat is a top provider of rugged mobile computers, thermal label printers, wireless infrastructure, and comprehensive support services.