The end of scanning Walmart?

svfd455

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What will the company do when the associates use it as a personal device away from work and facilitate criminal activities, download porn, sexually harass coworkers, and do all the things that some people are inclined to do?

This will not play out well.
This can help the company monitor what their employees do during before and after work. Also why pay more wages the company gives you more stuff instead.
 

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Everyone thinks Walmart employees are a bunch of reprobates with cells named after them in the county jail. I don't think MIT recruits there but I do think they're people just like the rest of us. If the rest of you are downloading porn, and harassing coworkers, then I guess they will, too.
 

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I have some recordings of Walmarts with my Uniden BCD436HP scanners. I encourage anyone that likes the content of Walmart store radios to record them for history. you can go into the discovery mode summary file and edit up the 600 second limit of discovery mode session to 9999 and it will record much more than 10 minutes per session.
 

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These are FAR MORE than just a 'walkie-talkie'. The new inventory system uses QR codes and the device camera is used to point at the storage bin, it scans the codes, and the product that needs to go on the shelf is highlighted on the device screen. It has other uses that are currently covered by the Zebra TC devices. This combines everything into one device that the employee takes home with them. Employees can buy a phone plan for personal use if they wish. It also gets around the BYOD ban that some states have, since Walmart owns the device.
Yeah where I used to work, we were talking about getting new scanners next month that would connect to the land line system so we can answer calls when not at the registers and transfer them to mangers and they can just answer it on the floor instead of going to the front of the store or the stock room to the phone. Plus they can scan our inventory bins, connect to the store website, accept curbside pickups and much more. Plus use them to call on the overheads so they'd probably replace the DLRs in use that could no longer hold a charge. "Any available manger, you have a call on Park 1."
 

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I have some recordings of Walmarts with my Uniden BCD436HP scanners. I encourage anyone that likes the content of Walmart store radios to record them for history. you can go into the discovery mode summary file and edit up the 600 second limit of discovery mode session to 9999 and it will record much more than 10 minutes per session.
No thanks lol
 

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The best arguments were on event days or busy days when the CSM's would be completely overwhelemed and you have Lectronics, auto, asking for overrides or customer assistance while the CSM's were on register or service desk with massive lines. Tempers flared, customers screaming upset in the background nobody cares, actually we don't enough ppl. mgmt bonuses, budgets and stuff ya know. Thats bout the only time it gets interesting.

CSM: Management we have lines need help!
Management: Deal with it

I got hauled into the office one day because I was honest with a customer when asked and told them what was going on when they complained to me. Nothing came of it but hahaha
 
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Thats it, I'm going back to monitoring the taco bell drive through !
Taco Bell has been upgrading from HME systems to something new16230994615235645075283973318859.jpg

Got this and some headsets in my dumpster adventures
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That's just only the beginning. Some take it to another degree. Walmart should probably invest in CTCSS/DCS like target.
I'll bet that would be a HUGE investment to program tones for the all the radios used by a slew of stores, I'm guessing the higher ups would have a major issue with spending that kind of $$$ lol...
 

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I think walmart is making a switch to prevent some people from interfering with their two way system.
I used to wish fast food workers a good day as I would drive by in the mornings but never did interfere with the operations of them taking orders, but there was the time I did get some McDonalds employees in trouble for their intercom comments of customers. Boy were they surprised when I repeated back what they said about me once. I had to eventually call the manager so he could listen in on his employee's.
 

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Some went to or still use the DTR or DLR radios. There is a couple within hour and half from me who switched to the DTR and they aren't out of the box programming and use private settings. This was due to those 2 stores experiencing frequent issues but it went beyond random prank of what was said.

Most your online order pickup ones use the new phones and carry a radio until all get on it. Lesst from what I've seen. The other stores are still the murs nearby. I'm told some will still use the radios for things until they break or can't be replaced.
 

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I'll bet that would be a HUGE investment to program tones for the all the radios used by a slew of stores, I'm guessing the higher ups would have a major issue with spending that kind of $$$ lol...
A national ptt network or cell service wouldn't be much of loss and beneficial. To them the radios were pennies, others used dtr and dlr radios which were just dollar bills to them being a mega buck corporation. Many associates will travel to other stores during overhauls so a personal device would benefit in several aspects. In time more businesses will migrate to digital or cell type applications with sign of times and changes.
 
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