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Ditch Excel to Accelerate Your Inventory Management

Ditch Excel to Accelerate Inventory Management | System ID

Mid-sized businesses know they have to carefully allocate resources to make sure their business can turn a profit and yet many aren’t sure if investing in inventory management software is the best way to use their capital. According to the State of Small Business Report, 46% of SMB’s with 11-500 employees don’t currently track inventory or use a manual inventory ... Read More »

UL Compliance Starts with the Right Barcode Labels

UL barcode label

Safety is paramount at home and work. To safeguard people, products, and places, Underwriters Laboratories (UL)—a global independent safety science company with more than 100 years’ experience—created the UL Mark, which is the most accepted certification symbol in the U.S. According to UL, each year global manufacturers make more than 22 billion products that comply with their stringent guidelines. In ... Read More »

Big Data Challenges Wireless Networks, CIOs

Big Data Challenges Wireless Networks, CIOs | System ID

Big data is moving in with adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. And with it comes big challenges for wireless networks and CIOs who must securely manage the influx of information. In their NI Trend Watch 2015 report, National Instruments (NI) summarizes the situation by saying, “The idea of a smarter world where systems with sensors and local ... Read More »

System ID Showcase: New Trends in Mobile Computing

New Trends in Mobile Computing | System ID

Mobile workforces. The Internet of Things (IoT). Big data. Smart manufacturing. Mobile device management (MDM). Advancements in these areas are literally changing how companies operate. But how can organizations transition from traditional data capture solutions to interconnected smart devices that automatically analyze information and take action? One way manufacturers are helping organizations move into the next generation of data capture ... Read More »

How Are Consumerization and BYOD Changing Businesses?

Consumerization and BYOD Are Changing Businesses | System ID

Consumerization and BYOD have been widely discussed thanks to the prevalent adoption of mobile applications, devices, and workforces, which make it easier for customers to do business with companies. Yet, organizations still struggle with security, device management, and infrastructure issues spurred by the convergence of personal and professional technologies. Tablets trigger changes When workforce mobility moved in, so did employee ... Read More »

2015: A Landmark Year for Manufacturers

2015 A Landmark Year for Manufacturers | System ID

Will 2015 be a landmark year for manufacturers? John Zegers, director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Manufacturing—one of the world’s top technology incubators—believes it will be.  He outlined his top manufacturing predictions in a recent MFRTech article. As Zegers reminds us, manufacturers focus on these key areas when making operational decisions: Transportation and energy costs Market demand for ... Read More »

CES Products Reveal Where Business Technology is Headed

CES Products Reveal Where Business Technology is Headed | System ID

If you’ve seen the news this week, chances are you ran across reports about this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It’s an annual event where technology companies parade their products in front of consumers, businesses, and technomaniacs in search of the “next big thing.” Although chances are few of these inventions will ever make it to retail shelves, CES products ... Read More »

Internal Package Tracking Systems Deliver Savings

Internal Package Tracking Systems by System ID

What if companies had internal package tracking systems that could instantly inform you when and where a package was delivered within your company or department? Businesses are a bust. Let’s face it; consumers like you and me have it easy. After placing our personal orders online, we are given tracking numbers that immediately display the status of our in-transit packages. ... Read More »

Asset Tracking Software Improves Profitability

Asset Tracking Software Improves Profitability

Companies that do not use asset tracking software typically experience costly issues, such as: Balance sheet carryovers that may no longer exist due to loss or theft Time expended searching for lost or missing assets Entry errors that result from manual input Equipment failure due to improper records and maintenance NASA knows what it’s like to lose track of assets. ... Read More »

The Most Common Asset Tags

void security polyester label

At System ID, we sell a lot of asset tags in every size, shape, color, and material. And trust us—it can be hard for customers to determine which asset tag (asset label) is best for their applications. That’s why manufacturers like Zebra, Datamax-O’Neil, and Honeywell Intermec produce a wide array of barcode labels in several types of different materials. This ... Read More »