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agement are other benefits savvy retailers seek with their
equipment investments. To that end, when faced with
reviewing the marketplace trends affecting equipment
purchases, how can operators ensure the best return?
Partnering with vendors who can understand a customer’s current and future needs alongside professional
service and support in the areas of security, compliance
and data is key, says Dille of Mettler Toledo.
“In today’s cyber world, network security, vulnerabil-
ity, encryption, intrusion and integration are key concerns
for retailers … [and] ever-changing label regulations,
label configuration, notification/alerts, recalls and man-
agement reporting require a modular, flexible software
solution,” he says. “Retailers also need to know what is
going on in their stores, and data management is a key
element. Data includes everything from network integ-
rity and real-time transaction data to production planning
Retailers also should consider the total cost of owner-
ship, which means estimating what it will cost to maintain
over the life of the equipment. “Initial price tags can be
deceiving if you don’t look at what costs come after the
purchase,” Dille says. “Do your homework. Ask the tough
Komendat of Vollrath concurs. “Just because some-
thing can be purchased at a low cost doesn’t mean it’s
going to save you money long term,” he says. “Our Mod-
ular Induction Dry Well, for instance, is more costly
upfront than traditional steam wells, but the energy sav-
ings accumulated over time will be significant cost sav-
ings long term.”
And don’t forget to research where the product is made,
what the warranty is, how it is supported and where the
technology is in its life cycle, Blowers of Henkelman
advises. “That’s doing the due diligence upfront: speci-
Initial price tags can be deceiving
if you don’t look at what costs come
after the purchase. Do your homework.
Ask the tough questions.” —Guy Dille, Mettler Toledo
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