1. The Siren Song of Lift-Mounted ‘Rugged’ Tablets

    In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. In Tablet Mythology the iPad revolution lured warehouse managers and IT specialists toward an emerging rogues gallery of "rugged" tablets as a 'more affordable' next-gen productivity solution. But lifts by their ver…Read More

  2. Glacier Computer Announces New KODIAK Forklift Computer

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Glacier Computer announces new KODIAK Forklift Computer New Milford, CT – October 8th, 2015 – Glacier Computer, a leading provider of rugged industrial computing solutions, announces the addition of the KODIAK to their comprehensive line of mobile industrial computing solutions. “The KODIAK is designed specifically for use on a forklift,” says Glacier’s Director of…Read More

  3. Save the Carton – Save Time And Money

    When considering how you want to ship product to your customers ensuring the integrity of the contents is paramount.  At Glacier Computer, even though we specialize in rugged computers,  we selected a tough, double wall corrugated carton, and sprung for some very pricey custom-cut, padded foam-ears for our Everest line of computers. Yes, they do a great job of getting the product to the customer…Read More

  4. How Rugged Are Your Mobile Solutions Outside The Four Walls?

    Successful management of large facilities is hard enough in temperate environments with heated warehouses. However, even ultra-conscientious workers and their electronic devices are challenged when placed outside the warmth and comfort of the executive suite. Harsh environments can wreak havoc on ordinary PCs, tablets, and other devices used to manage large facilities and the processes within thos…Read More

  5. MCFA Partners with Glacier Computer for Rugged Forklift Computers

    MCFA Partners with Glacier Computer for Rugged Forklift Computers For immediate release: New Milford, CT, November 15, 2013 - Rapidparts Inc. (Rapidparts), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), supplies service parts for competitive forklift brands and other aftermarket products to authorized Cat® lift truck, Mitsubishi forklift truck and Jungheinrich®…Read More

  6. Sensor Based Logistics – A Supply Chain Game Changer

    Bar-codes ruled the roost for years when it came to tracking shipments and supply chain management and for the most part continue to play the role of 'Front-man' for the supply chain band.  RFID tags came along and added a layer of detail, supplementing the bar-code by allowing additional data collection as material moved (or was moved) past readers at fixed points in the supply chain.  The next…Read More