Paul Trujillo

Paul Trujillo

Paul Trujillo is a Product Marketing Manager at Informatics specializing in Inventory Warehouse Management and Supply Chain product lines. His nearly 15 years of experience has put him at the forefront of industry technology and developing trends.

Benefits of Using a Smart Phone as a Barcode Scanner

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As consumers, we rarely think about barcodes as anything more than the series of lines and spaces on the items we bring to the checkout counter. At most, perhaps we note how much quicker and more efficient it is to purchase an item with a barcode than without. Businesses small and large in many … [Read more...]

The Indy 500: The Greatest Spectacle in Inventory Control

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The 500 Days of May The Indianapolis 500 is one of America’s biggest sporting events, and this day of racing reckoning is important not just to racing fans, but to drivers, pit crews, vendors and everyone involved in making sure the Indianapolis Motor Speedway can accommodate and entertain the more … [Read more...]

Bankrupt: 3 Takeaways From the Demise of Oreck

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Oreck failed to grow with changing consumer trends which allowed competitors to earn a large share of the market.  The Oreck family lost more than their family business in the summer of 2013 when they were forced to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. They lost a legacy that David Oreck had built for … [Read more...]

Why Are We Using 30 Year Old Technology Today?

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Excel was never designed to track  inventory or other assets; today’s growing businesses are ditching the 30-year-old spreadsheet in favor of real-time asset management systems. Spreadsheets haven’t changed much since they hit the business scene in the late 70s. VisiCalc, the first computer … [Read more...]

What Time Clock System is Best for Your Business?

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Technology has vastly altered the business landscape over the last few years, changing the way we communicate and collaborate with co-workers, employers and peers alike. Yet the biggest changes are mostly consumer-facing, allowing customers to shop via mobile devices or leave feedback via social … [Read more...]

The Keys to Effective Tool Crib Management

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Tool Crib Organization Tactics To Help Your Business Succeed Being able to find your tools efficiently is crucial for your business to thrive. Using the right tool for the job is a wise adage. If you want to use the tool you have to be able to find it efficiently. When it comes to a tool belt or … [Read more...]

Why Invest in Inventory Tracking Software

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Why Inventory Tracking Software Is A Critical Investment Running a small business often means making tough decisions about how to spend and where to invest your limited capital. You simply can’t get everything you want, but when it comes to inventory the decision is easy, invest in inventory … [Read more...]

5 Ways Asset Management Technology Helps Business

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Despite great strides in asset management technology over the last several years, many businesses continue to cling to their inadequate Excel spreadsheets, pens on paper, and other manual practices when tracking fixed assets. Small businesses with poor accounting methods and operational … [Read more...]

5 Important Factors of Efficiency in the Workforce

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For as long as WatchGuard Video could remember, they were printing pre-designed label templates through an outside company. At one time, they were spending about $7,000 a year on custom labels from the label manufacturer. Then, they implemented barcode software and made a one-time purchase of under … [Read more...]

Why Use An Automated Time Clock Software

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Why small businesses should switch from a manual payroll system to using automated time clock software, using biometric or RFID technology. If you own a small business or work in payroll, you have likely encountered the problem that many companies hope to have: how to keep track of an expanding … [Read more...]