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Surviving the Streets launches ‘digital foodbank’ to support community over Christmas and winter months

East Sussex charity Surviving the Streets UK, has today launched a new ‘digital foodbank’ at its headquarters in Hastings, using self-service automated lockers to provide contactless access to food and other items 24hrs a day. Members of the public or support centres in need of food, sleeping bags, tents or Christmas gifts for children, simply… Read more

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Prestigious Plaza 1821 development invests in Kern Smart Lockers

Regenda Homes is a housing association managing over 13,000 properties in the North West. Redwing, one of its subsidiaries, has been established for over 50 years, helping people to buy, rent, sell and manage the places they love. It offers private rented properties, leasehold and apartment block management and shared ownership and sales, managing over 2,000 homes and retirement… Read more

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The Internet of Things and Kern Smart Locker Solutions

The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining more ground each year and some experts project there will be 75 billion connected devices by 2025. The IoT can be described as things or devices that “talk” to each other. From smartphones and smart fridges to light bulbs and switches – it gives the opportunity for devices… Read more

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Kern installs PackOnTime 2box system at Interdiscount / microspot.ch

Kern have successfully installed the multi format packaging system which will optimise and automate the shipping logistics of Interdiscount / microspot.ch. Coop is constantly striving for improvements around sustainability and is also investing in various logistics projects. The latest project is a newly developed, fully automated packaging system that can produce a tailor-made shipping package… Read more

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How Hospitality can adapt to retain customer confidence

Hospitality is one of the industries that has suffered the most through the Coronavirus crisis, and who have had to redesign the way they do business to ensure the safety of their staff and customers, and survival of their business. Self-service lockers present a solution for businesses to change the way they operate and adapt… Read more

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Kern responds to increasing demand for smart lockers through exclusive distribution deal with Meridian Digital Solutions

Kern have announced an exclusive sales and distribution deal, allowing Meridian Digital Solutions to sell its range of Smart Terminal automated lockers in the UK. Part of Kern’s growth plans to meet increasing demand for contactless and out-of-home deliveries, the move will see self-service experts Meridian offer Kern’s lockers to the logistics, property, retail, transport… Read more

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Another high quality installation by Kern

Working with Redwing, a subsidiary of Regenda Ltd, our skilled UK technical team have installed two banks of Kern Smart Home Terminals for the residents of the prestigious Plaza 1821 in Liverpool. The brief was to provide an intelligent system which offered residents a 24/7 solution for parcel delivery and collection, whilst complementing the property’s… Read more

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What is a Smart Terminal?

So what’s a smart terminal then? Well, we know what it means for something to be called “smart”, but what exactly is a terminal? It could be a building in an airport or railway station where passengers arrive and depart, or a computer terminal comprising a keyboard and screen, or even the hand held device… Read more

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Adapting to a new way of safe shopping with Kern’s smart locker solution

As a nation we have been relying on online retailers to provide not only our food, but other goods such as clothing, medicines, toiletries and lifestyle items amongst others. Our preference for online shopping has increased the delivery of packages significantly, and of course with more of us slowly going back into the workplace, the… Read more

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Smart Terminals: The Contactless Delivery Solution During Covid-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic, packages that are handled by multiple people can easily become contaminated as the virus can remain on certain hard surfaces for up to 24 hours. It’s difficult to maintain social distancing practices with standard package delivery and collection procedures, particularly with the need to verify delivery. Smart Terminals, on the other… Read more

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A helping hand with your important deliveries

Our Smart Terminals are ideal for a variety of purposes, such as: Supermarkets/newsagents/pharmacies and other retailers: Install a Smart City Terminal inside/outside the store to allow customers to order online and collect when convenient, without having to come into contact with members of staff. Also ideal for online retailers without the resource to deliver to… Read more

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Fresh and frozen food deliveries boxed off

With more of us ordering our food online for delivery, keeping the cold chain intact is of major importance for the supplier and the consumer. From frozen ready meals, quality meat, fish and deli products, meal subscription boxes, fresh fruit and vegetables; delivering perishable food at the peak of freshness and sustaining that quality is… Read more

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