Asset Tracking In Tough Industries

Keeping track of business assets, such as laptops, mobile devices, and medical equipment, is a difficult undertaking for any small business owner. It can be even more challenging when valuable assets are used in tough industries that are fast-paced, high stress, or just dangerous because of the … [Read more...]

How Wasp Products Can Help Your Non-Profit

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), more than 1.5 million non-profit organizations are registered in the U.S. At Wasp Barcode Technologies, we understand the value of non-profit organizations. We also understand the hardships that go hand in hand with establishing a … [Read more...]

12 Impactful Small Business Articles in 2013

  For this list of impactful, small business articles in 2013, we looked to six leading small business news publications.  We found their top-ranked articles on topics that make a difference in a small business’ bottom line - including how to make operations more efficient, how to make … [Read more...]

Wasp Barcode Launches New Customer-Focused, Video-Centric Website

Creating and launching a new website is the product of thousands of hours of collaboration, dedication, and hard work. Wasp’s new website was no exception. When creating our new website—which launched last week—we faced the challenge of creating a customer friendly website that helps visitors … [Read more...]

Electronic Health Records: Efficiency while Maintaining Patient Safety

Patient rights are protected by the privacy and security rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).  These rules hold the healthcare industry accountable during the collection, viewing, and dissemination of patient information.  In the past, security of paper … [Read more...]

6 Inventory Tracking Challenges That Can Be Avoided

As we detailed in our previous article, Tracking Nightmares, inventory shrinkage is a huge problem in North America effectively robbing retailers of billions each year. It’s bad enough when inventory disappears because of theft by customers, employees or suppliers, but it’s especially frustrating … [Read more...]

5 Rights of Medication Administration

When you go to a doctor’s office, clinic, or hospital you expect safely and correctly administered medication.  This is an expectation not only supported but mandated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  These strict regulations require the tracking of medication as it is distributed and … [Read more...]

We Wish You a Happy Birthday, Barcode!

The patent for the barcode was filed in the United States in 1952.  Today marks the 61st anniversary of the barcode.  Last year, for the 60th anniversary, we shared a barcode anniversary infographic providing some key takeaways. The barcode was invented to help track inventory at grocery … [Read more...]

4 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Barcode Printer

Finding the correct barcode printer for your small business can be challenging because there are many available options.If you don’t know what to look for, the process can be overwhelming. Answering the following four questions before you start shopping will make the selection process smooth and … [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...]