No one wants barcode labels to fall off or start peeling away. When this happens, you can end up wasting time and money reprinting labels or tracking down missing products, shipments, or equipment.
When choosing barcode labels, many businesses look for the cheapest option. But focusing on the up-front cost comes with a long-term price. Cheaper means lower quality, which often leads to poor print quality, adhesive failures, scanning issues, and other headaches.
If you’re printing a barcode label, there are thousands of label types to choose from. But you can quickly narrow down your choices and find the right label by understanding the following key factors.
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The mobile work style is on the rise, and there is no denying it. Whether we like it or not, the bring your own device (BYOD) movement is rapidly ceasing to become a trend as more businesses go mobile; it is starting to become the norm. Organizations that wish to get ahead of the pack have implemented BYOD policies. However, there are businesses still wary of implementing BYOD for their operations, no thanks to the risks and challenges of doing so. In order to stay afloat in the industry, these businesses must rethink their views on BYOD. Gartner predicts that 2017 will see half of business owners and employers requiring their workforce to supply their own mobile devices.
Topics: Bring Your Own Device
Are you a startup entrepreneur looking to open your first retail store soon? Are you a small business owner who aims to finally give your trusty cash register the retirement it so deserves? No matter which kind of business you hold, you need a mobile Point of Sale (POS) System that does not only ring up purchases but also gives you other benefits.
Topics: mobile point of sale
The use of mobile devices has pervaded everyday life – from the moment we wake up, as we go through the day and even before we retire for the day, we have our smartphones and tablets as our constant companions. It comes as no surprise that these devices have started entering the workplace as well, affecting employee engagement and productivity in a positive way. The development of 802.11ac Wi-Fi has ushered in an even more robust shift; now more and more organizations are getting on the mobility bandwagon.
Are mobile devices the boon or bane of retail? The age of the millenials has ushered in many dramatic changes to the shopping scene. Today, mobile device-wielding shoppers go into a store not only to buy, but to see deals, compare prices with competitors, and even involve their social media friends in their shopping decisions. In this fast-paced age, shoppers want easy-to-access information and quick answers to their questions.
Topics: Mobile Shopping
Warehouse efficiency is one key factor in the performance and function of the supply chain. Therefore you must fully optimize and streamline your warehousing processes by implementing new technologies. By installing a system that brings significant improvements in operations, productivity and customer satisfaction, you can ensure high returns on your investment. It goes without saying that carefully choosing a warehouse management system (WMS) is not just an important step; it is also a necessity.
Topics: warehouse management system
It is often said that companies create jobs. However, the fact is that consumers not companies create jobs. It is only through consumption that the products and services that businesses create can multiple and with product and service multiplication comes job growth. This is the reason behind DecisionPoint Systems culture tenant “We obsess over customers, not suppliers, competitors or ourselves”.
For the last several years the topic of MDM has filled blog posts and news articles. With all the enhancements to operating systems and hardware platforms, I often hear the following question, “Do we still need MDM? And if so why?” The simple answer is YES! While many device and operating system manufactures are building some of the common MDM features into their products the fact is that there is no standard and it is almost impossible to get any organization to standardize on a single product set. As a result, IT organizations need a tool that will enable them to manage a broad range of devices from a single console. The solution is one of the many MDM tools available today. By managing all devices from a single console, IT managers can ensure that their entire asset population is adhering to the same security policies, running on a single version of the devices OS and easily access device health and usage data.