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How the Army Took Control of their Assets

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  Arguable the most powerful army in the world, spending $577 billion per year, stacked with superior airpower and a carrier fleet larger than other country’s entire navy, one would think the United States has asset management under control. Contrary to popular belief, while this army is out on the battlefield they’re losing the true war against asset management. Or ... Read More »

How Firemen Improved Asset Management Practices

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For years, volunteer fire departments have struggled with employee and asset management issues, not posing an issue for profit but simply challenging their continued existence. Here are some helpful tips on how volunteer fire fighters have successfully extinguish asset management emergencies.  It’s safe to say one of the most important emergency services operating in each city or town is the volunteer fire department. ... Read More »

Porsche Parts Distribution Centre Runs Faster with Zebra Printers

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Zebra Printers Keep International Supply Chain Seamless As a business grows, its supply chain becomes more complex. Not only are there more products to distribute to more clients, there’s an increased number of touch points along the way, and that opens up more opportunity for human error. For instance, the European automotive industry is experiencing significant growth in retail and ... Read More »

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 »

Datalogic Products: Ultimate Inventory Management Solution

No matter how large or small the company, it is imperative for all stock and products to be properly organized and efficiently handled, from storage and packaging to shipment to the customer’s doorstep. One of the most effective ways to maintain this flow is to use the right equipment and software to complete all of the necessary steps. Companies seem ... Read More »

Are You Outgrowing Your Inventory Management System?

Are You Outgrowing Your Inventory Management System?

One of the best problems you can have is a business that is getting too big for its current inventory management practices. This not only means that you’ve achieved the holy grail of business, rapid growth, but also that you have the opportunity to improve your company’s efficiency with new and exciting technologies. Of the many businesses moving towards inventory ... Read More »

Increase Profit with Inventory Management Software

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Do you know the real price of low inventory turnover? If not, you should. Inventory levels predict sales and earnings, which is a critical consideration for companies and their investors. That’s why it’s important to correctly manage your stock levels. When companies do not, they usually end up with extra inventory, which leads to roadblocks that prevent financial success. According ... Read More »

Preventing Supply Chain Fraud with Asset Tracking Software

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Fraud takes on many forms as it silently creeps through the global supply chain in search of its next victim. Sometimes it starts with a supplier who falsifies labor expenses and exaggerates bills. Other times it’s an employee who pumps up his expense account or a contractor who promises kickbacks to an employee for using his services.  Increasingly, fraud is ... Read More »

The 15 Supply Chain Metrics that Make or Break Warehouse Efficiency

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Maintaining an efficient warehouse means understanding the importance of your company’s supply chain – the sequence of processes involved in turning a customer’s order into a delivered product, from the procurement of raw materials to shipping and handling. Companies that are successfully doing this know that managing their supply chain and finding inefficiencies and opportunities for optimization is critical to ... Read More »

5 Secrets to Extend the Life of Your Barcode Label Printer

5 Secrets to Extend the Life of Your Label Printer | System ID

In this do-more-with-less world, it’s important to protect your hardware investments so they last as long as you need them to. This holds true for your thermal label printer, which is used in conjunction with a barcode system to improve productivity when managing inventory or tracking assets in multiple environments, including warehouses, manufacturing plants, retail stores, healthcare facilities, and government ... Read More »