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The ABCs of Inventory Management

ABCs of Inventory Management

Inventory management may sound complex. But in reality, it’s as simple as A, B, C. A is for automation. Many small businesses still track inventory with a spreadsheet, pencil, and paper. Employees grudgingly count inventory items by hand, writing down their findings as they go. These manual counts may take days or weeks, with paper-based tallies handed to whomever manages ... Read More »

Go Mobile and Reduce Warehouse Inventory System Costs

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Every manufacturer and wholesale distributor has a warehouse. And in every warehouse is a warehouse inventory system. It is the lifeline between the receiving, picking, packing, and shipping areas. A warehouse inventory system doesn’t just contain vital information about raw materials, products, and shipments. When automated and accessible via mobile computers, it can also integrate with your warehouse management system, ... Read More »

The Seven Wasteful Sins of Lean Manufacturers

The Seven Wasteful Sins of Lean Manufacturers

In today’s manufacturing world, less is more. Manufacturers are challenged to have less inventory, use less space, get the job done in less time, and produce products that cost less. All while trying to respond to customer demand. Most manufacturers are “lean thinkers,” meaning that they systematically search for ways to eliminate waste. Through continuous process improvement, they work to ... Read More »

Motorola TC55 Mobile Computer Brings Consumer-Grade Glitz to Enterprise Device

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The Motorola TC55 mobile computer mates the best features of today’s smartphones with the power and durability of an enterprise device. The mobile workforce needs powerful solutions. But users don’t want to lug around clunky, large mobile computers that are heavy and difficult to use. That’s why Motorola devised the TC55 to look and feel almost exactly like a typical ... Read More »

Motorola MC9200 Mobile Computers Do Heavy ERP Lifting

Motorola MC9200

The Motorola MC9200 improves on the world’s most popular ruggedized mobile computer, speeding processing times and supporting the latest enterprise applications. Billed as the most powerful industrial mobile computer available on the market, the Motorola MC9200 was designed with intensive scanning environments in mind, such as warehouses, loading docks, and manufacturing shop floors. It can support applications for warehousing, inventory ... Read More »

Try Zebra ZD500R RFID Printer for Asset Tracking and Item-Level Tagging

ZD500R RFID printer

Zebra Technologies just announced the release of the ZD500R, an RFID printer that is ideal for asset tracking and item-level tagging. This new addition is part of their IoT (Internet of Things) solution offering and is the industry’s first desktop ultra high frequency (UHF) RFID printer. In a news release dated November 12, 2013, Zebra states that, “The ZD500R features ... Read More »