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Inventory Nightmares: More Stories of Inventory Tracking Hell

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This isn’t the first time we’ve shared stories of inventory tracking nightmares—instances when improper inventory tracking led to scary situations—and it likely won’t be the last. Although a solid inventory tracking system is important, many businesses don’t have an accurate and efficient tool to … [Read more...]

TV Worth Watching: Shows for Small Business Owners

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Although inventory and asset tracking is an important part of business, we recognize small business owners need to know more about their business than the location of critical assets or how much stock is needed. In fact, a number of recent shows center almost entirely around how a business is … [Read more...]

Select Labs Automates Time and Attendance with WaspTime

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When the medical practitioners of North and South Carolina need laboratory diagnostics, they often turn to the blood and urine analysis services of Select Labs. Despite the advanced technology Select Labs used to ensure the accuracy of its analysis, it struggled with its monthly payroll services. … [Read more...]

Tracking Government Grants: Compliance with Federal Regulations

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When people think of government grants, it’s likely their first thought is of grants for student financing enabling teenagers to attend college. However, there are many grants and sub-grants offered to businesses for a variety of reasons. Grants may be obtained to fund scientific and technology … [Read more...]

National Boss’s Day: 4 Ways to Be a Great Boss Today and All Year Long

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Boss’s Day, also known as National Boss Day, is Thursday, October 16th. Dedicated to all employers, National Boss Day is meant to improve the relationship between employers and their staff. Although there are tips for winning over your boss and tips for celebrating the holiday, the day … [Read more...]

The Cost of Picking from the Wrong Inventory Bin

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Whether you’ve built the latest, high-tech, data-driven warehouse fulfillment center or just set-up a few plastic totes in your garage, accurately delivering a customer’s purchase is crucial.  Being right 99% of the time seems like a pretty solid percentage—until you calculate what that 1% actually … [Read more...]

4 Reasons Education Needs Mobile Asset Tracking

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There’s no doubt that mobile devices are changing the way today’s students learn—in fact, over half of students (60%) use mobile devices for anytime research, according to the 2013 Speak Up Survey from Project Tomorrow.  However, that isn’t the only way mobile technology can make a difference in the … [Read more...]

Barcode: Happy 62nd Birthday!

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The anniversary of the barcode’s patent is October 7—making today the barcode’s birthday.  From adding items to a gift registry to scanning products for purchase, barcodes are an integral part of the shopping and sales process. However, in the modern world, barcodes are also used for a number of … [Read more...]

Painless Inventory Management

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Many business owners receive the same voiced complaint about their companies—whether they are large or small—the lack of accurate inventory tracking. To succeed, all businesses must know how much inventory is needed and ensure they aren’t carrying either too much or too little stock. Unfortunately, … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Increase Cash Flow

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Virtually all small business owners struggle with issues of working capital and cash flow, especially in rapidly growing companies. Although many companies finance growth by borrowing funds to increase their Free Cash Flow (FCF), this approach does have drawbacks. Long-term financing can negatively … [Read more...]