Jan 28, 2012

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Major Delivery of TOUGHBOOK Field Tablets to Mexico

Panasonic has delivered 454 Panasonic TOUGHBOOK CF-H1 field tablets to Mexico's tax authority, the Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT), as part of its all-in-one import-export process project. This project aims to bring digitalization to import-export procedures to integrate them all into a single terminal for greater efficiency and time-saving.

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    President Calderon (right) holding a TOUGHBOOK

On January 17, 2012, at the port of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico's biggest trading port and the testbed for this project, there was a project presentation meeting for government ministries.
President Felipe Calderón of Mexico attended the ceremony and got to grips with the TOUGHBOOK CF-H1 personally, praising it for helping to increase worker efficiency through its portable design, mobility, performance, and flexible connectivity, and appealing to the significance of this project.

What is TOUGHBOOK Field Tablet?

The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK H1 Field Tablet enables extreme mobility and productivity for field sales personnel, first responders, supervisors, inspectors, maintenance workers and other highly mobile professionals. Certified to meet IP65 and MIL-STD-810G - with a six foot drop rating - the TOUGHBOOK H1 Field Tablet offers the durability expected of TOUGHBOOK mobile computers, so users have the confidence to work in the most demanding conditions.

  • Panasonic Toughbook H1 Field Tablet Introduction video from TOUGHBOOK YouTube Channel

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About VUCEM (Ventanilla Unica de Comercio Exterior Mexicana): Mexico's all-in-one import-export process project

The SAT acts as Mexico's tax authority under the jurisdiction of the Mexican Ministry of Finance, handling tax and customs duties. Its roles include ensuring fairness in the public spending of corporations and individuals, conducting investigations into tax payments and customs, promoting compliance, and providing information for designing and refining tax measures.

The all-in-one import-export process project is making use of Panasonic's TOUGHBOOK CF-H1 field tablets, with inbuilt barcode readers and wireless LAN, to simplify handling 40 types of documents, 165 types of processes, and more than 200 types of data.
The time taken for management processes is hoped to be reduced by 90% and that for customs audits by 11% as a result. The VUCEM project aims through this to improve the efficiency of import-export workers by more than 50%.

Mexico's SAT purchased 454 TOUGHBOOK tablets in 2011 and will allot them among 49 customs offices for this project. A further 450 will be purchased in FY12, leading to over 900 TOUGHBOOK being in use.

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