OMNIQ Corp. Announces $3.9 Million Order From Leading U.S. Supermarket Chain for Android-Based Handheld IoT Touch Screen Computers
Computers to be integrated with the corporate logistics system and will be deployed in the distribution centers
Enabling real-time data collection and analysis, shipping/receiving and inventory management
Delivery expected during second quarter 2020
SALT LAKE CITY, April 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OMNIQ Corp. (OTCQB: OMQS) (“OMNIQ” or “the Company”), a provider of Supply Chain and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solutions, announced that it has received a purchase order valued at more than $3.9 million from one of the largest U.S. supermarket chains for the supply of mobile data collection, computing and communications equipment. The order represents follow-on business from this customer, who recently purchased $1.5 million in handheld equipment from OMNIQ.
The rugged handheld mobile computers are designed to enhance the productivity of the retail workforce by providing the ability to scan inventory and to track data using integrated features through a handheld device, with the fastest and most dependable wireless connection inside and outside four walls. The industrial-designed device improves logistics efficiencies by enabling quick and accurate control of data collection, shipping/receiving and inventory management.
Shai Lustgarten, President and CEO of OMNIQ, stated, "We’re pleased to announce this $3.9M order for a state-of-the-art device for use as part of the logistics system of one of the largest retail corporations in the U.S. With technology revolutionizing the Supply Chain industry, OMNIQ has had proven success as a reliable supplier to many Fortune 500 customers. This substantial follow-on order from one of our valued partners, demonstrates our ability to source and provide new technologies that enable our customers to operate at the highest levels of efficiency. The handheld, rugged computing solution represents next generation enterprise technology that’s as easy to use as a smartphone, with the durability to perform well in warehouses and other industrial settings, while driving employee productivity and keeping data secure.
“As the world continues to navigate the COVID-19 virus, the current situation highlights the importance of hands-free, automated solutions to public safety; both from the perspective of protecting employees and from the vantage point of protecting end customers. The less hand to hand transport of items such as produce, from warehouse to point of sale, the safer everyone in the supply chain will be, and our products and solutions heighten the capability of ‘touch free’ supply chain management. We look forward to expanding our relationships with existing and new customers with our new, proprietary AI-based solutions which we believe have the opportunity to contribute significant value to the Supply Chain as well as to the Smart City, Public Safety and Traffic Control verticals.”
About OMNIQ Corp.
OMNIQ Corp. (OTCQB: OMQS) provides computerized and machine vision image processing solutions that use patented and proprietary AI technology to deliver data collection, real time surveillance and monitoring for supply chain management, homeland security, public safety, traffic & parking management and access control applications. The technology and services provided by the Company help clients move people, assets and data safely and securely through airports, warehouses, schools, national borders, and many other applications and environments.
OMNIQ’s customers include government agencies and leading Fortune 500 companies from several sectors, including manufacturing, retail, distribution, food and beverage, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since 2014, annual revenues have grown to more than $50 million from clients in the USA and abroad.
The Company currently addresses several billion-dollar markets, including the Global Safe City market, forecast to grow to $29 billion by 2022, and the Ticketless Safe Parking market, forecast to grow to $5.2 billion by 2023.
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