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How Barcode Tracking Simplifies Supply Chain Management

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Did you know that more than five billion barcodes are scanned every day? It’s true, according to GS1, the Brussels-based nonprofit that maintains international UPC standards. With that many barcodes circling the globe, supply chain management is more important than ever. “Companies will increasingly mandate traceability from their suppliers. At each stage of the chain, a new rule will apply: ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Barcode Scanners (Infographic)

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Nearly everyone everywhere has seen a barcode today. Barcode’s have revolutionized the way we package and transport merchandise. A barcode, by Investopedia.com’s definition, is a graphical representation of a product’s identifying information formed by two-dimensional pattern of black and white stripes. They are used to automate the transfer of product information from the product to an electronic system, or cash ... Read More »

An Instant Connection: A Warehouse and 2D Barcode Scanner

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You know that feeling you get when there’s an instant connection between two people? Well that’s what happens when a 2D barcode scanner walks into a warehouse. Both are happy on their own, but together they accomplish great things, such as: Significantly streamline processes Comply with legislative mandates Turn sluggish sales around Make customers happy Achieve the next level of ... Read More »

10 Reasons Retailers Should Use 2D Scanners

10 Reasons Retailers Should Use 2D Scanners

Retailers have traditionally used laser barcode scanners at the point of sale (POS) to simplify checkout. But technology has changed, along with customers’ expectations. To realize faster, more accurate scans that speed transactions, support mobile couponing, and improve customer experiences, retailers should use 2D scanners. According to Honeywell, a recent VDC Research report substantiates this recommendation. Data automation experts predict ... Read More »

Which Handheld Inventory Scanner is Right for You?

Know scanner features and your scanning requirements before you shop for a handheld inventory scanner.

Handheld inventory scanners are the most popular type of barcode scanner due to their flexibility and ease of use when managing inventory. They are also ideal for completing transactions at the point of sale (POS) and tracking assets. Manufacturers such as Motorola Symbol, Honeywell, and Datalogic offer corded and cordless styles with laser, linear imager, or 2D area imager scan ... Read More »

Inventory Scanners: What’s Hot? What’s Not?

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It’s time for our next episode of “What’s Hot? What’s Not?” Today’s topic is inventory scanners. A lot has changed over the past five years or so. In fact, today’s barcode scanners and mobile computers offer many new and improved features that deliver top performance in multiple industries and environments. Ready to see what’s changed? Want to know how you ... Read More »

Achieve Real-Time Visibility with Barcode Inventory System

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Do you know exactly what is in your warehouse – right now? If your company relies on manual processes or spreadsheets to track inventory, the most likely answer is a resounding, “No!” Losing sales, wasting hours with spreadsheets and manual counts Unfortunately, taking inventory manually or with older technologies creates many challenges for today’s warehouse. Cycle counts can require days ... Read More »

Automating Inventory Control Systems Critical to Future Warehouse Performance

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In its recent report, “From Cost Center to Growth Center: Warehousing 2018,” Motorola Solutions outlines today’s realities and tomorrow’s visions for warehouse operations. The company arrived at its conclusions after interviewing warehouse IT and operational personnel in the manufacturing, retail, wholesale, and third-party logistics segments. Among their findings were forecasts for warehouse storage and inventory control systems. Pen and paper ... Read More »

Intermec SR61XR Handheld Scanner: World’s First for Near/Far Scanning

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With the Intermec SR61XR handheld scanner, there is no need to own multiple devices for near and far scanning. The world’s first scanner with integrated near/far area imaging technology handles both 1D and 2D scanning from 6 inches all the way to 50 feet away. The Intermec SR61XR’s scanning technology can create significant savings for businesses that need the flexibility ... Read More »

Motorola DS9808-R Combines Barcode Scanner and RFID Reader in Single Device

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The company’s first integrated barcode scanner and RFID reader, the Motorola DS9808-R future proofs businesses looking for a compact, easy-to-use hybrid device that scans both 1D and 2D barcodes, along with RFID tags. Motorola designed their groundbreaking “next-generation” presentation imager with retail point of sale (POS) in mind. Now you only need one device for: Hands-free and hand-held scanning Reading both 1D ... Read More »