August 2013 SMB News Recap


Read our monthly review of business news stories for the small to mid-size market. August headlines from around the web brought to you by the Wasp Buzz. Behind-the-Scenes Barcodes Benefit Patients, Doctors, Hospitals Wasp Buzz You don’t typically think about barcodes when you go to the … [Read more...]

Vote for Wasp in the 2013 Small Business Influencer Awards!


Wasp is nominated in this year’s SMB Influencer Awards. The Small Business Influencers initiatives honor the Top 100 Small Business Influencers in 2013 and are jointly produced by Small Business Trends and Small Biz Technology. The Small Business Influencer Awards is for companies, organizations, … [Read more...]

Inventory Shrinkage and Education Costs


No one doubts the financial pressure bearing down on school districts across the country. We face a steady stream of stories about teacher layoffs, oversized classrooms and poor results. We’d like to draw attention to an aspect of the crisis near and dear to us: inventory costs. With school systems … [Read more...]

Package Tracking System Helps Higher Ed Make the Grade


For college students, August means heading to campus and getting settled into academic routines. For those working on campus, it likely also signals an increase in mail and packages sent to higher education campuses will dramatically increase. The number of allegations of lost or stolen mail … [Read more...]

Understanding Last In, First Out (LIFO) and Your Balance Sheet


As a business you need to operate at a profit, which means tracking costs carefully and keeping your inventory intact and undamaged. To have correct inventory information, a small business owner will need to invest time and money. Your income and taxes are affected by your choice of cost flow … [Read more...]

4 Innovative Ways Barcodes Are Being Used

Close up of barcode reading.

At Wasp Barcode Technologies, we understand the value barcode technology has across an array of industries, from healthcare to government and manufacturing to business—it’s what we do after all! However, many people still don’t realize the benefits of barcodes, despite seeing them on a daily basis … [Read more...]