Auditing Fixed Assets

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Your company’s fixed assets are the long-term pieces of property used in the production of income, everything from office appliances to laptops to warehouse machinery. In order to keep your asset records accurate, you’ll need to conduct regular audits.   [Tweet "In order to keep your asset … [Read more...]

Barcode Scanners: How Do They Work?

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As consumers, we see barcodes and barcode scanners used all the time: purchasing from any retail store, renting a car, attending major events, flying, and even going to the doctor. They’re in our social media apps and on store windows. Barcodes are more than lines and spaces on individual … [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...]

Mobility: Essential for Asset Management

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In previous articles, we’ve addressed why it is critical for small businesses to track their fixed assets.  Implementing an asset management solution is a crucial step in the right direction for your small business; however, adding mobile functionality to that asset tracking solution guarantees … [Read more...]

Ultimate Guide To Barcode Scanner Apps For Iphone & Android

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A question we get around here a lot is "how do I scan barcodes with my phone?" From inventory management to consumer awareness, there are many ways to use barcode scanning technology; additionally, there are convenient barcode scanner apps available for both iphone (iOS) and Android phones. A … [Read more...]

Benefits of Choosing the Right Retail POS Software

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  Not all Retail POS Software are Equal When growing businesses find they must choose their retail point of sale systems, they quickly discover those available do not all have the same capabilities. That was the case with Rod Works as it experienced successful growth. Unfortunately, making … [Read more...]

Why Any-Sized Company Should Track Inventory

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Managing Change and Constants With Inventory Control Systems 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 … [Read more...]

Big Data and the Supply Chain

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As companies continue to collect increasingly larger volumes of marketing and analytic data over time, something unexpected has occurred: data sets often become so incredibly large and unwieldy that they are difficult to manage, analyze, and even store. Nevertheless, these large data sets are … [Read more...]

Saving Lives: Emergency Equipment Tracking

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In an emergency, whether a natural or man-made disaster, those relying on search and rescue task forces expect quick and efficient assistance.  Finding out your local task force can’t provide the appropriate response because of poor asset management only adds insult to injury. For these grant-funded … [Read more...]