Tablet computer

What is a tablet computer?

Efficient and mobile work through the tablet computer

A tablet computer, often simply called a tablet, is a flat, lightweight and therefore portable computer. Equipped with a touchscreen, it is optimally equipped for work on the go.

Most tablets can be loaded with special operating systems or programs. As a result, they can be converted into specialized application equipment and thus find use in many companies and industries. There they then offer the following advantages:

  • Easy handling (operation like a cell phone)
  • Space-saving
  • Light
  • Flexible application possibilities (through appropriate software)
  • Connected to other systems via interfaces such as WLAN or Bluetooth

Tablet computers in logistics

In logistics, tablet computers are used wherever constant mobility is required. This includes above all the area of warehouse logistics. The tablet computer can be used to open warehouse management systems and carry out inventories - even when the operator is on the move in the warehouse itself.

Tablets also offer many advantages for order picking. You can view the exact location of searched products and also calculate the most efficient routes in the warehouse.


Logistik Lexikon Tablet Computer

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