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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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Smart Lockers: A helping hand with your important deliveries

Our Smart Locker Terminals are ideal for a variety of purposes, such as: Smart lockers for retail 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… 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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Kern wins Packaging Award with new packaging System

“…and the winner in the technology category is Kern “. With its newly developed Multi Format Packaging System PackOnTime®, Kern was able to win over the 15-member expert jury both economically and ecologically, and was awarded one of the popular “golden eggs”. Kern  has ticked all the right boxes with the PackOnTime® project. The innovative packaging… Read more

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Dear Dairy….

Milk is a product that has been consumed by people of all ages for centuries. With consumers becoming ever more concerned about the health impacts of what they’re eating and drinking, UK dairy farmers and organisations such as Dairy UK are putting their time and money into spreading the word about the health benefits of… Read more

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