Panasonic Unveils Collection of Integrated Digital Supply Chain Technology Solutions at NRF 2019

Panasonic offers first look at new semi-automation system, Visual
Sort Assist

NEWARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasonic announces that it will showcase at NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show
a collection of enterprise-grade technology solutions for customers in
the manufacturing, logistics and retail sectors, that will help them
improve and optimize processes from shipping to proof of delivery. To
illustrate these solutions, Panasonic will deliver a series of
educational main stage presentations on industry trends, streamlined
processes, integrated digital solutions, as well as Panasonic’s
professional support systems and services.

Panasonic will feature presentations that demonstrate the value of
integrating innovative software technology with rugged mobile laptops
and handheld computers. Notably, Panasonic will debut a first-to-market
solution, Visual Sort Assist (VSA), a semi-automation software that
achieves dynamic sortation in manual facilities. Combining barcode
scanning, projection and 3D sensor technology, VSA detects and tracks
parcels throughout a facility and supports streamlined sortation,
delivering dramatic cost reductions in package routing and increased

In addition to Visual Sort Assist, Panasonic will feature the following
integrated solutions:

  • Delivery Execution: Offers visibility and traceability
    throughout the delivery process. Proof-of-delivery software paired
    with rugged mobile computers connects drivers, back-office workers and
    logistics management to enable faster data entry, reduce delivery and
    pick-up errors, and provide real-time information for customers and
  • Rapid Application Development: Accelerates software application
    development when updating operating systems. When business critical
    legacy applications must be ported over to more modern operating
    systems, Rapid Application Development rewrites software applications
    so they are compatible and seamlessly integrate with warehouse
    management systems.
  • Voice Picking: Eliminates manual data entry, making workers
    more efficient and accurate. Optimizing order picking with voice
    recognition software and mobile computers with barcode scanners
    reduces training time and optimizes productivity.
  • In-Store Execution: Connects workers to real-time information
    and alerts. In-store execution software puts inventory data at your
    workers’ fingertips, which empowers employees and keeps customers

“Supply chains are complex ecosystems, and the industry is rapidly
evolving at every touchpoint, driving a critical need to develop
technology solutions that customize and modernize the processes to
create better efficiencies and work environments. We want our customers
to rely upon Panasonic as their technology consultant, capable of
providing custom solutions to amplify their capabilities,” said Magnus
McDermid, SVP Mobility Solutions at Panasonic. “With our network of
partners, we are able to offer customers drastically enhanced
operations, from the back of the warehouse to the front of the store.”

To learn more about Panasonic’s solutions, visit booth #2264 during NRF
2019, and visit

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About Panasonic
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of
North America is a leading technology partner and integrator to
businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The
company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based
Panasonic Corporation and leverages its strengths in Immersive
Entertainment, Sustainable Energy, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility
Solutions to provide secure and resilient integrated solutions for B2B
customers. Panasonic was highlighted in Forbes Magazine’s
Global 2000 ranking as one of the Top Ten Best Regarded Companies for
2017. The ranking is based on outstanding scores for trustworthiness,
honesty with the public and superior performance of products and
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