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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 »

Why Small Businesses Need a Barcode Inventory System

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Most business owners are always looking to implement new strategies to make their daily operations run smoother, easier and more efficiently.  One very basic way to streamline business operations often gets overlooked.  It’s not flashy and the practice itself has been around for a long time (which makes it more surprising it gets overlooked so often).  Implementing a dedicated barcode inventory system is ... 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 »

Inventory Control: The First Step in Supply Chain Management

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The supply chain for any business involves everything from securing materials from a supplier to transporting a finished product to the customer. Most business owners aren’t involved in the day-to-day operations of their suppliers and transporters. To maintain efficiency throughout the supply chain process, businesses should first focus on inventory control. Inventory is the raw materials, work-in-progress goods and finished ... Read More »

Supply Chain Logistics: How They Keep the Lights on in Las Vegas

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Every year, more than 40 million people visit Las Vegas. Year-round hotel occupancy averages over 85 percent, and statewide gaming revenues exceeded $11 billion in 2014, according to the Gaming Control Board. With such a tremendous influx of tourists, how does the City of Lights keep everything powered on and flowing? Las Vegas Lighting Logistics One typical Las Vegas casino, ... 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 Barcode Scanner Apps for iPhone and Android

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Barcodes are everywhere: products, loyalty cards, packaging labels, library books, you name it. With one scan of these striped bars, light energy is converted to electrical energy, which is converted to powerful data that can give you everything from inventory management to consumer awareness. Today many businesses and consumers use barcode scanning apps to access this information from their iPhones. ... Read More »