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4 Ways Inventory Can Add Unexpected Value for your Small Business

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So you have this small business. What now? Assuming your goal is to generate enough revenue to turn a profit, you’re likely consistently looking for ways to add value. The solution can be simple: inventory. As a small business owner, you already understand the important role inventory plays in … [Read more...]

Who could benefit from an inbound packaging system?

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Unless it has happened to you, lost or stolen mail is a larger problem than you may realize. According to ABC Action News, “Statistics obtained from the U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General share that the number of allegations of lost or stolen mail nationwide is on the rise.” If you … [Read more...]

Never Too Small: Why Any-Sized Company Should Track Inventory

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Change and Constants Today’s small business owners have significant advantages over those of just a couple of decades ago. Advances in technology make many aspects of business more efficient and offer a number of effective tools. From basic information technology to logistics, marketing and human … [Read more...]

Amazing Grapes: “The Profit” Identifies Sour Inventory

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“The Profit” starring Good Sam & Camping World CEO, Marcus Lemonis, continues to provide compelling, real-world, business lessons week after week.  For this week’s episode (4/8/14), Lemonis traveled to California to save a struggling wine store and bar called Amazing Grapes. A number of … [Read more...]

Asset Tracking Solution Deployment For Small Businesses

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An asset tracking solution makes it easier to manage your business’ valuable assets, such as mobile phones, laptops, vehicles, copy machines, or tools. As a small business owner, deploying an asset tracking solution for your business may sound like an overwhelming process, but it doesn’t need to be. … [Read more...]

5 Popular Articles from Small Business Publications (March 2014)

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This article is part of our bi-monthly series to keep you informed of the most current, popular topics in the best small business news publications. SBA Loans Funded Faster Than A Speeding Bullet By Ty Kiisel for Forbes “Last October the Small Business Administration removed fees on … [Read more...]

Automated Time and Attendance Tracking: An Employer Primer

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Automated time and attendance solutions are essential for companies that want to reduce overhead, control payroll, maintain accurate reporting, and ensure employee happiness. An automated time and attendance solution is a simple, easy and effective way to guarantee the accuracy of your payroll and … [Read more...]

Auditing Fixed Assets

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Conducting regular audits of fixed asset inventory ensures your company’s asset records are accurate. Without accurate asset records, your financial balance sheets will be incorrect, loss may occur, or fixed assets necessary for the continued functioning of your business may not be available when … [Read more...]

Barcode Scanners: How Do They Work?

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As consumers, we see barcodes used all the time: purchasing from any retail store, renting a car, attending major events, flying, and even going to the doctor.  Barcodes aren’t just lines appearing on tickets or inventory items, barcode scanning systems help businesses track an amazing amount of … [Read more...]

Asset Disposal: When and How?

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When and how should a business decide on asset disposal? For business owners, the answer to this question isn't always clear. There are many factors to consider when determining  whether it’s appropriate to dispose of an asset, and certain types of assets must be disposed of in a specific way to … [Read more...]