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How Important Inventory and Asset Management Are To Your Supply Chain

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In the competitive world of business, companies are beginning to realize how crucial supply chain management is to maintaining a competitive advantage, along with attaining total transparency and peace-of-mind. Supply chain management is based around the understanding that so many processes are involved in delivering a product to a customer, mainly involving the flow of both physical items and information ... Read More »

7 New Trends In The World Of Warehousing

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Like many other industries, warehousing is being completely transformed by advances in technology and new workplace trends. And where warehousing goes, related spaces like retail, supply chain management, and transportation will follow. The capabilities of warehouses to store, organize, track, pick and pack, and ship out inventory determine how efficient and effective the world’s biggest businesses can be. As e-commerce ... Read More »

All You Need To Know About Barcode Scanners

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The business world has been transformed by all kinds of emerging technology, from cloud computing to smartphone applications that track productivity and improve communication. But arguably the most transformative technology is one that has already been around for generations: The barcode scanner. Business owners that rely on a global supply chain to move their inventory from warehouses to the homes ... Read More »

How To Keep Your Supply Chain Secure In the Hacking Era

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Whether it’s concerns about Russian influence in elections, North Korea’s ability to infiltrate corporate emails, or bugs and malware that attack businesses that are supposed to safeguard consumer information, hacking and cyber security are all over the news. These are big, scary concepts, and most small business owners likely don’t realize just how much they too are at risk for ... Read More »

Spotify Shows How Businesses Can Better Use QR Codes

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Barcodes aren’t sexy. We all know that. But for decades, they didn’t have to be: They were used primarily by businesses to track the location, status, and price of their inventory and assets. But that’s changing, and we’re seeing companies like Spotify and Snapchat reimagine how barcodes can be used by businesses and customers alike. The New, More Beautiful QR ... Read More »

Drones and Robots in the Warehouse Are Assistants, For Now

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There may come a time when flying drones and automated robots make the human warehouse worker obsolete. In fact, this is a fear that pervades many companies across a variety of industries. But based on what we’re seeing in this field, that time is still a ways away, and in many instances drones and robots are making lives easier for ... Read More »