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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 »

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 »

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 »

Ditch Excel to Accelerate Your Inventory Management

Ditch Excel to Accelerate Inventory Management | System ID

Mid-sized businesses know they have to carefully allocate resources to make sure their business can turn a profit and yet many aren’t sure if investing in inventory management software is the best way to use their capital. According to the State of Small Business Report, 46% of SMB’s with 11-500 employees don’t currently track inventory or use a manual inventory ... Read More »

4 Best Inventory Metrics for Growing Businesses

Four Best Inventory Metrics for Growing Businesses | System ID

Key performance indicators (KPI) demonstrate how well businesses are performing. But it’s not always easy for some companies to measure their KPIs—especially small business owners whose primary focus is on building products.  While great at providing what their customers need, many simply don’t know how to take their companies to the next level. To remain competitive, business owners, IT departments, ... Read More »

Manufacturers Want 3rd Party Logistics Partners, Not Suppliers

Like many service providers, 3rd party logistics providers (3PLs) face massive changes if they want to compete in the global marketplace. Manufacturers’ needs are changing as technologies, industries, and devices converge. Instead of fragmented services, supply chain companies require integrated solutions that support their business models. This shift is gaining traction as 3PLs expand across geographic regions and target new ... Read More »

Pick the Right Software | Asset Tracking or Inventory Control?

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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 »

Industrial Barcode Printers Aren’t Just for Manufacturers

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What do you envision when you hear the term “industrial barcode printers?” If you’re like most people, you probably picture items being checked into and out of a distribution center, or maybe you see an assembly line in a manufacturing plant. Congratulations. Both of those are correct. But they are not the only places you can find industrial printers. Today, ... Read More »

Best Barcode Labels for Manufacturing

Best Barcode Labels for Manufacturing

We are often asked, “What are the best barcode labels for my manufacturing operations?” Before our label experts recommend the right labels, we ask questions about how the labels will be used, where the labeled items will be stored, to which surface they will be attached, and the size of the labeling area. As you know, every environment has different ... Read More »

Inventory Scanners: What’s Hot? What’s Not?

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It’s time for our next episode of “What’s Hot? What’s Not?” Today’s topic is inventory scanners. A lot has changed over the past five years or so. In fact, today’s barcode scanners and mobile computers offer many new and improved features that deliver top performance in multiple industries and environments. Ready to see what’s changed? Want to know how you ... Read More »