To Err is Human: Reduce Errors with Barcodes


All types of businesses profit from increased efficiency and error reduction when they begin using barcode software and equipment. The results might be most dramatic in health care centers where miscoding, poor handwriting, and heavy workloads result in errors that cost money and threaten patient … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to use Laser Barcode Scanners


The ubiquitous barcode scanner has been with us for decades. It fills the need for accurate, timely capture and use of inventory data, with applications from the checkout stand to the complex inventory management systems of major corporate and government organizations. It has rendered obsolete … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Pen & Paper Timesheets and Timecards Are Costing You Money


It’s widely understood that technology, when utilized properly, can make businesses more efficient.  Unfortunately, time tracking systems are frequently overlooked by small businesses.  Time and attendance systems eliminate many of the problems associated with old-fashioned clock punching, but many … [Read more...]

Deciding Between a Fixed Asset or an Inventory Management System


According to basic accounting principles, inventory and fixed assets are both treated as assets on a company’s balance sheet.  As a result, many people have difficulty understanding why the business systems for managing the two types of assets must provide such different capabilities. The answer … [Read more...]

Lean Inventory Management


Inventory management is a concept that businesses of all types struggle with on a daily basis. It is incredibly important for small businesses, however, especially when their bottom line is concerned. As the term suggests, inventory management is used to describe a business’ level of effectiveness … [Read more...]

2D Barcode Scanners: Increased Efficiency


A 2D Barcode scanner can save your business time and money while avoiding costly manual data entry errors. By rapidly and accurately scanning 2D barcodes and QR codes, you can associate products, images, definitional codes, and easily load and update the status of individual inventory items. Barcode … [Read more...]

Hitting the Numbers: Make Your Fixed-Asset Turnover Ratio Shine


Growing a profitable business is both challenging and rewarding. Closing a big sale or introducing a new product can be energizing. However, it is the back office and financials that often separate strong companies from those who merely struggle to survive. When it comes to financial management, … [Read more...]

3 ways small businesses can keep up with Amazon


Current shopping and delivery trends have spoiled consumers. It’s no longer acceptable to wait weeks for a purchase to arrive from a company after buying. Instead, customers expect products to arrive within days. Luckily, there are resources available to help small businesses ship products to … [Read more...]

Capital & Revenue Expenditures: Optimizing Asset Tracking


New entrepreneurs and those interested in asset tracking, require an in-depth understanding of various small-business expenditures; including their uses and their drawbacks. Revenue and capital expenditures are different aspects of a similar field, and those armed with the appropriate knowledge may … [Read more...]

Asset Tracking: Improving the Customer Service Experience


There's nothing worse for a business than customers experiencing bad customer service. While solid asset tracking is its own reward, it can also leave your customers with a positive impression of your business. Solid asset tracking ensures you always know where your assets are, can identify any loss … [Read more...]