Mobility can be a powerful tool in the right hands. It saves operator time and bolsters labor productivity, provides a system of record with one-to-one accuracy verification, and limits incidents by granting employees access to data in real-time.

Aberdeen conducted a study of over 170 manufacturers on their mobile operations, their Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) strategy and the ways they have successfully overcome the challenges they face. This infographic that gives a succinct (and beautiful) overview of the top insights from this report. Explore it and get to know this must-read report even better.


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Top Insights from the Aberdeen Mobility Report

  • Data-Challenge:
    • Data is not available when needed for 41% of companies
    • Mobility is one tool that companies have started to adopt to address parts of the data problem.
    • Mobility = The Right Data at the Right Place at the Right Time
  • Top 3 Benefits of Mobile Safety
    • Saves operators time and bolsters productivity
    • Provides a system of record with one-to-one accuracy verification
    • Limits incidents by granting employees access to data in real time
  • Mobility Quotes
    • “A mobile workforce has data available at their fingertips, allowing them to address issues in a timely and more accurate manner.”
    • “Mobile applications empower employees to make safety decisions on the fly, and report any issues directly an incident management system.”
  • Safety Performance: How mobile users possess a tangible advantage
    • Injury Frequency Rate:
      • With Mobility: 1.1
      • Without Mobility: 1.27
    • OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness):
      • With Mobility: 86%
      • Without Mobility: 83%
    • Operating Margin:
      • With Mobility: 8%
      • Without Mobility: 1%
    • Audits Action Items Completed On Time:
      • With Mobility: 89%
      • Without Mobility: 84%
  • Best-in-class companies are already using mobility: 4 Mobile Safety initiatives that distinguish the leaders from the followers:
    1. Bar code and RFID capabilities used for automated data collection
    2. Mobile devices used to manage audits
    3. Mobile devices to report safety and quality issues
    4. Mobile devices used to alert threshold exceedances
  • Mobility in the future:
    • 35% : increase in usage of technology that is already in place in the next 12 months
    • 26% of these users expect full payback in the 1st year or sooner