TROY, OH--(Marketwired - June 21, 2016) - AMETEK Prestolite Power, a leading supplier of industrial battery chargers and fleet management solutions, has strategically positioned itself to stay ahead of the impact new technologies are imposing on omni-channel warehouse operations by continuing to advance its battery management system technology.
The company has worked with its omni-channel customers, including industry frontrunners such as Amazon, The Limited, U Line, Grainger and Staples, to develop technology that satisfies the demanding, nonstop nature of their warehouses.
One such recent advancement is Prestolite Power's Auto Range Curve software option that helps prevent the over-charging of batteries, which can ultimately lead to a shorter battery lifespan. Auto Range Curve continually tracks battery conditions and makes sure the charger terminates on target. The Auto Range Curve can accept a minimum and a maximum amp hour capacity per cell size as needed by an application, relieving fleet managers from the task of anticipating what size battery gets matched with which charger in all applications.
According to the 2015 Merchandise Planning Survey conducted by Massachusetts-based Boston Retail Partners (BRP), 58 percent of respondents said that improving their data analytics capabilities is necessary in order to keep up with the exceptionally fast-paced omni-channel environment.
"As the supply chain continues to experience considerable expansion globally, the increasing demand for products has led to greater pressure on warehouses to run as efficiently and smoothly as possible," comments Jim Lichtenberg, Business Manager for AMETEK Prestolite Power. "AMETEK Prestolite Power sees data management software playing a key role at omni-channel warehouses globally in providing as much relevant information as possible to fleet managers in order to maximize productivity."
AMETEK Prestolite Power offers multiple options for meeting every customer's need, including single shift, opportunity and ferroresonant chargers incorporating the industry's most advanced technology. One of Prestolite's engineering breakthroughs is the WBID, a battery-mounted monitoring device with massive memory that can store usage details for the entire life of the battery. To find out more about AMETEK Prestolite Power and the chargers it offers, visit www.prestolitepower.com.
About AMETEK Prestolite Power
AMETEK Prestolite Power has the industry's broadest range of industrial motive power chargers and is the only industrial battery charger provider able to custom tailor a system that combines the full range of conventional, opportunity and rapid charging solutions. Prestolite Power is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices. For more information, visit: www.prestolitepower.com.