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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 »

Top 10 Reasons to Use 2D Barcodes

The Datalogic Gryphon 4400 scanner is a popular choice for reading 2D barcodes. Rugged and reliable, this general purpose scanner effortlessly handles a wide range of applications.

So, you’ve been thinking about switching to 2D barcodes but haven’t quite convinced yourself to pull the trigger? We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 reasons to use 2D barcodes instead of linear ones. Did your favorite reason make the list? Let us know! 1. You can read damaged barcodes. 2D barcodes use error-protection formulas that keep information intact ... Read More »

Honeywell Buys LXE

In the last five years, we have seen a number of acquisitions occur in the barcoding industry. Large, big-name corporations are seeing the benefits of getting into the barcode industry. These acquisitions have introduced companies like Motorola and Honeywell into the market place. Read More »