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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 »

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 »

Zebra 105SLPlus Printer Goes the Distance in Manufacturing

zebra-105slplus-label-printer

The Zebra 105SLPlus printer stands tall as a true workhorse in manufacturing and warehouse environments. Built for continuous operation, the Zebra barcode label printer offers economical, reliable results you can rely on shift after shift. A fast, cost-effective printer, the Zebra 105SLPlus provides an ideal solution for: Manufacturing operations that print labels for packaging, work-in-process, receiving and put-away, and product identification ... 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 »

How Zebra’s Acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise Business Impacts You

Zebra's Acquisition of Motorola Solutions' Enterprise Business

In October 2014, Zebra completed its acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business. Since then we’ve been fielding calls from System ID customers with questions, such as: What does this acquisition mean for my business? Will I still be able to purchase Motorola Solutions’ mobile computers and barcode scanners? How will I benefit from this change? This article describes how Zebra’s ... Read More »

A Sleigh Full of Discounted Honeywell Mobile Computers

Discounted Honeywell Mobile Computers

Feeling festive? We are. To show our appreciation, we’ve discounted Honeywell mobile computers. It’s our gift to you for being a loyal System ID customer. Fill up your stockings with savings. Between now and the end of 2014, you can save on some of the industry’s most powerful and innovative mobile devices, including: Honeywell Intermec CK71– Ultra-rugged and agile, this ... Read More »

Big Data Brings Big Changes

big data brings big changes

This is the second of a two-part article that explains how the Internet of Things works and its impact on our personal and professional lives. Part Two demonstrates how big data will benefit manufacturing, healthcare, and retail operations. A huge volume of information that is too large to store and manage via traditional methods is known as big data. And ... Read More »

Internet of Things is Changing How We Live and Work

Internet of Things Changing How We Live and Work

This is the first of a two-part article that explains how the Internet of Things works and its impact on our personal and professional lives. Part One share experts’ predictions of this technology’s economic benefits. The drive to do things quicker, easier, and better is being fueled by trending technology, the Internet of Things (IoT). Much has been made of ... 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 »

Pick the Right Software | Asset Tracking or Inventory Control?

asset tracking or inventory control

Customers constantly ask us which software they need—asset tracking or inventory control. The bottom-line answer is, “It depends.” To help them select the right tracking solution, we ask customers questions, such as: What is the business issue you’re trying to resolve? Do you need to track items that depreciate over time? Are you required to know the exact location and ... Read More »