Krasdale Foods Selects Janam Rugged Mobile Computers

Grocery wholesaler puts Janam's XG100 to work at customers throughout its sales region

Sep 14, 2011, 09:19 ET from Janam Technologies LLC

WOODBURY, N.Y., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, today announced that Krasdale Foods has selected Janam's XG100 rugged gun-shaped mobile computer for its customer order placement and direct store delivery (DSD) systems.

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Krasdale Foods is one of the largest privately held grocery wholesalers in the New York Metro area.  Founded in 1908, Krasdale distributes supplies and dry groceries to independent retail supermarkets ranging from small convenience stores to large voluntary supermarkets. To help its customers operate more efficiently, Krasdale Foods automates ordering and DSD processes with custom solutions.  As part of its store automation of the future IT solution, Janam's XG100 rugged gun-shaped mobile computer was selected to replace legacy systems.  The XG100 devices will be offered to Krasdale Foods customers for placing orders and scanning inbound inventory.

The XG100 met all of Krasdale Foods hardware selection criteria, including industrial-grade construction, fast processing speed and strong WLAN performance.  The XG100's unique battery position was also a winning factor. "We do more than just provide groceries to our customers.  We also offer state of the art technology and services to assist our clients in this competitive market.  We are excited about selecting Janam as our partner in this endeavor," said Steve Laskowitz, CIO at Krasdale Foods. "User acceptance was an important qualifier.  The battery in the handle makes the XG100 feel extra light and balanced in hand, so we were confident we would be offering our customers a product that is comfortable and easy to use."  

"The decision by Krasdale Foods to deploy the XG100 at customer sites is validation of the performance and design advantages it delivers," said Dwight Ogletree, VP of Sales at Janam.  "Janam is pleased that Krasdale Foods determined the XG100 was the right tool for the job."

Janam's XG Series was designed for scan-intensive, extended shift use in demanding environments.  Built for the work at hand, the XG Series line of products offers industrial-quality construction and efficiency-enhancing features such as pre-installed Wavelink® Avalanche and TE, well-spaced keys and mobile DDR memory.  Janam's XG Series delivers superior performance and flexibility at a great price.  Additional details are available at http://www.janam.com/xg100-handheld.php.

About Janam

Janam Technologies LLC is a provider of rugged, handheld computing devices for mobile workers. Janam combines deep industry knowledge with advanced technologies to deliver products and accessories that increase productivity, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction. Specializing in purpose-built mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, Janam offers products that are designed to run mission-critical applications in retail, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing and logistics. For more information, visit www.janam.com.

About Krasdale Foods

Krasdale Foods is a leading independent grocery wholesaler that distributes supplies and dry groceries to independent retail supermarkets ranging from small convenience stores to large voluntary supermarkets.   From its distribution center in the Bronx, the company offers Krasdale brand, regional and national brands, as well as ethnic and specialty food items.   Krasdale provides its independents an assortment of technology offerings and support.

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