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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 »

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 »

QuickScan Lite QW2120 Scans Long, Wide Barcodes

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The QuickScan Lite QW2120 doesn’t care if you are a bit short or a little too wide. It will scan you all the same. That’s the message Datalogic sends to barcodes around the world with this entry-level linear imager. To keep productivity levels high, the Datalogic QuickScan Lite QW2120, reads damaged or poorly printed barcodes, including ones that are unusually ... Read More »

Compare Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400, Motorola DS6878, and Honeywell Xenon 1902 Barcode Scanners

Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400

On the surface, the Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400 looks like a ground-breaking barcode scanner. But what happens when we compare the Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400, Motorola DS6878, and Honeywell Xenon 1902? All three scanners have many of the same high-quality features retailers have grown to appreciate. Where the differences become startling, however, is in more advanced features designed to speed along the ... Read More »

Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400 Makes Barcode Scanning Future-Proof

Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400

Can a scanner be future-proof? The Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400 shows that even with all of today’s advancements in the barcode scanning arena, a carefully engineered scanner can stand the test of time. Ideal for retail environments, the Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400 reads a wide range of codes, including: 1D barcodes 2D barcodes Postal codes Stacked and composite codes, such as PDF417 ... Read More »

Barcode Scan Engines

Barcode Scanner Types

There are three primary barcode scan engines: laser, linear imager, and 2D area imager. Each works differently to accommodate the needs of specific environments and industries. Laser A laser scan engine shoots a laser beam toward a mirror. The mirror moves, which causes the laser to sweep across the barcode in a straight line. A diode measures the level of reflection ... Read More »

Voice Picking Systems Improve Warehouse Productivity By 20 Percent

Datalogic Lynx PDA

According to Datalogic, voice picking systems improve warehouse productivity by 10 to 20 percent. That’s good news for users of the Datalogic Lynx PDA, Elf PDA, Memor, and Skorpio X3 mobile computers, which now use Wavelink Speakeasy applications to significantly streamline the picking process and increase inventory accuracy. Speed up the picking process Voice-picking systems shorten the time needed to pick an order by ... Read More »

Datalogic CEO Shares Their Secret to Success in a Tough Economy

Datalogic has continued to grow and acquire more companies despite the struggling world economy. On November 24, 2011, Datalogic CEO Mauro Sacchetto shared his wisdom on business strategy and growth on the Italian business and finance TV channel Class CNBC. He was a guest on “The Leaders”, a program focusing on outstanding executives and managers. Read More »

The Nightmare of Fixed Asset Management

Written by Cathy Hodgson, CFO of Datalogic Mobile, Inc.  What keeps me up at night? Poorly managed or mis-managed fixed assets. As a financial executive, I have personally seen the impact it can have on an organization. Here are just a few examples of the issues that I’ve seen: Read More »

Freaks & Breeks© on CSI

Barcode technology keeps making cameo appearances in popular TV shows and movies, which is rather thrilling to us breeks© (barcode geeks). Last week on the CSI episode “Freaks & Geeks”, a barcode was the critical piece of evidence for identifying a killer. Read More »