Handheld Mobile Computers

Best-Selling Barcode Scanners for Warehouse Management 2024

The importance of having efficient warehouse management increases every year. To stay ahead in this rapidly evolving landscape, a dependable data-collection tool is essential. But success isn’t just about the software; sturdy and reliable hardware is key to keep operations running smoothly all day, every day.

Tasklet Mobile WMS barcode scanner solution is your ticket to seamless real-time tracking and inventory updates. Whether you're receiving shipments, shuffling items between zones, or fulfilling orders, scanning effortlessly integrates into your warehouse routine.

So, choosing the right handheld mobile scanner is crucial. In this piece, we'll explore four of the market's top-selling scanners, helping you find the perfect match for your warehouse requirements.

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Barcode Scanners Compatible with Mobile WMS

Navigating the world of mobile warehouse devices can feel like trekking through a dense jungle of cutting-edge technology. But fear not! With over 1600 warehouse projects under our belt, we've discovered all the shortcuts. And choosing a barcode scanner doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, chances are one of these three bestsellers will do the trick:

  • Honeywell CT47 
  • Honeywell CT30 XP 
  • Zebra TC53e/58e 
  • Zebra TC22/27

In our experience, these hardware options meet the needs of 9 out of 10 warehouses, making the leap into mobile and digital operations.

The Best Barcode Scanners for Busy Warehouses

Working in a warehouse means you work in a fast-paced and often concrete-floored environment. But just because you need rugged equipment that can survive under those conditions doesn't mean your team has to carry around brick-heavy devices. 

These top-selling options offer varying levels of ruggedness, yet they all prioritize comfort and ease of use. With large, high-resolution touchscreens and built-in pop-up keyboards, they're ideal for handling data on the go. Plus, despite their handy design, they pack quite the punch with quick and powerful barcode scanning capabilities.


Honeywell CT47 – Designed for Harsh Warehouse Environments

With a sealing certification rating at IP68, the Honeywell CT47 is a tough cookie, shrugging off drops, spills, and chilly temperatures like a champ. Its large touchscreen and robust battery ensure it can keep up with your busiest days, lasting from morning to night, even with heavy usage. And when it comes to scanning, whether you're reaching for items close by or scanning from afar (up to 20 meters!) with the XLR scanner engine, the CT47 has all the bases covered.

Plus, with cutting-edge 5G and Wi-Fi technology, you'll enjoy lightning-fast connectivity for your Mobile WMS solution, whether you're indoors or outdoors. Built on the latest Mobility EdgeTM platform it promises effectiveness and long lifespan.

  • Ruggedness 
  • Large touchscreen 
  • Robust battery 
  • Up to 20 meters scanning reach 
  • Fast connectivity with 5G + WiFi
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Case Web Med24 Illustration
Customer case


Discover how Med24, a Scandinavian health and beauty e-commerce business, achieved a 50% reduction in warehouse errors by implementing Tasklet Mobile WMS running on the rugged and high-performing Honeywell barcode scanners.

Zebra Tc53e 58E

Zebra TC53e/58e – Sleek and Ergonomic with a Generous Screen

Next in line, we have Zebra TC53e/58e, with another IP68 rating that ensures it can handle spills, dropping, and dust specs. It’s built for the rough warehouse life, and you can even get extra protection with a rubber case.  

With its big screen, ergonomic shape, and a battery that doesn’t leave you hanging after a full day of usage with the no-delay powerful scan engine, the TC53-series is a great choice in our opinion – a versatile fit for any warehouse. Did we mention that it also has a scanning reach of 12 meters away with the SE55 All-Range scanner engine? Whether you need a SIM card solution or not, this series from Zebra got you covered.

  • Ergonomic
  • Big screen
  • Strong battery life
  • 12 meters scanning reach
  • SIM-card option available

Honeywell CT30 XP – Small, Lightweight but Packed with Power

Up next, we have the Honeywell CT30 XP is a great scanner option for smaller warehouses and retail businesses. It's a smaller and lightweight option, making it easy to carry around and use on the go. But don’t be fooled! Like the CT47, it’s built on the latest Mobility EdgeTM platform. With the high-performing FlexRangeTM scan engine, you get more than double the average scan range.

Although it's not as rugged as its big brother, the CT47, the CT30 XP is a dependable option for any warehouse that doesn't require heavy-duty features. When that’s said, it still withstands drops from 1.2 meters and works from -10°C to 50°C.


  • Small 
  • Light weight 
  • Powerful 
  • Strong scanning engine 
  • High performance 
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TC21 26 Zebra Tasklet

Zebra TC22/27 – High-Performing and Budget-Friendly

Lastly, we have Zebra TC22/27 where despite being a less costly option, you don’t have to compromise on performance. That might be contradictory because it is the least powerful scanner option that we have on the list, but it still offers solid performance and a sealing certification of IP68 as the rest on our list.  

With its 6” touchscreen for easy navigation, it’s an all-around great choice for smaller warehouses or retail businesses. It’s the lightest one of our bestsellers and it does not compromise on the long-lasting battery life, so it can keep up with your busy day, all day.

  • Budget-friendly
  • Solid performance
  • Large screen
  • Lightweight
  • Long battery life


Superior Fireworks Customer Success
Customer case

Superior Fireworks

Check out how Superior Fireworks, a provider of fireworks products and services, ignited their business by implementing Tasklet Mobile WMS running on Zebra’s robust scanners built for the warehouse environment and with a rubber case for extra protection.

To SIM or Not to SIM? A Business Dilemma

When it comes to handling data, businesses often ponder whether to stick with a SIM card setup or not. Sure, Wi-Fi works like a charm indoors, but step outside, and you might hit a dead zone. That's where cellular data swoops in, ensuring seamless, real-time data management, no matter where you are.

Eager to Amp Up Your Warehouse Efficiency with Tasklet Mobile WMS and High-Performing Barcode Scanners?

Whether you're after durability for the toughest environments or a more budget-friendly option, rest assured, there's a scanner here that fits the bill. With these 4 scanners, you'll be unlocking the full potential of Tasklet Mobile WMS in your warehouse.

No matter if you pick Honeywell CT47, Zebra TC53e/58e, Honeywell CT30 XP, and Zebra TC22/27, you are sure to have a trusty sidekick alongside you, ready to tackle your day-to-day warehouse operations.

Oh, and guess what? We've got specialized options too, perfect for freezer storage, truck mounting, or handling extreme conditions if that’s what you need to keep your warehouse running smoothly.

Got questions or need guidance on which scanner suits your setup best? Just give us a shout, and we'll steer you towards the right barcode scanner.