5 Ways Asset Management Technology Helps Business

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

What SMBs Need to Know About 2016's Business Challenges

U.S. small business owners are an optimistic group According to the 2016 State of Small Business Report, 71 percent of them expect to increase revenue in 2016, a 14 percent increase over 2015’s reven

How School Systems Can Stretch Their Budget

  Dealing with increasingly smaller budgets is becoming a habit for British school systems. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says schools in England will have less money to spend on a per pupil bas

What Barcode Printer is Best for Your Business?

Barcode printing is probably not something you think about very often. Just because you aren’t thinking about it, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be. The applications for barcode printers are almost endl

Results are in for the 2016 State of Small Business Report

  We always want to know what small businesses believe and need. Unfortunately, there’s not a whole lot of information out there. Many of our small business partners have told us it’s tough to fi

5 Important Factors of Efficiency in the Workforce

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

7 Tips To More Efficient Inventory Management

Inventory management is a critical contributor to your company’s operations. If you can reduce friction along your supply chain you can cut costs and increase efficiency. Strategic inventory managem

Why Use An Automated Time Clock Software

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

A Barcode's Ability to Save More than Just Your Business

  There was once a time, not too long ago, when grocery store clerks would manually enter information about each item that rolled across their desk. Now, checking out at any retail register is more

What to Do After the Holiday Retail Rush

How to Approach Your Inventory Management After Holiday Sales If you are like most retailers, the holiday shopping season is your biggest and busiest time of year. So, after the holiday rush, wear

Top 5 Inventory Metrics that Will Increase Profits

How an Inventory Management System Will Help Your Business  [Tweet "43% of small business owners are worried about profitability."] As a small business owner, you likely put a business plan in plac

4 Simple Supply Chain Strategies That Will Cut Costs

Everyday millions of parts and products move around our vast globe, all moving along the massive supply chain that powers our economy. Monitoring your small piece of that global flow is critical to

How Ghost Assets Impact our Bottom Line

What are ghost assets and what do they cost businesses?  If you don’t use a type of tracking software to audit your fixed assets, your company is likely haunted by ghost assets. Unfortunately, chanc

Why Do Good Employees Quit?

Think about your business for a minute. What makes it great? What makes it operate? What’s the one most important asset you attain? If your answer doesn’t include “employees” in each of those questi

How Barcodes and Inventory Management Increase Productivity

Have you ever wondered why your growth strategies are struggling, or worse, never come to fruition? It’s likely you and your employees are spending too much time on other areas of business like inve

How to Implement Inventory Management Practices

It may seem overwhelming to start a system of inventory management best practices, especially if you’ve been in business for a while. Perhaps years of manual inventory control has wreaked havoc on y

How to Pick the Perfect Mobile Device For Your Application?

Mobile devices have moved beyond the realm of the consumer. Companies across a variety of industries, from manufacturing to healthcare, have identified the power of mobile solutions to make their bu

Top 5 Hidden Costs of Small Business

Starting something new generally isn’t easy… especially when it comes to being your own boss for the first time. Before beginning a small business, understanding the hidden expenses can be the diffe

6 Things Great Inventory Managers Do

Inventory managers play a crucial role in any business. To do it successfully they need to possess a wide range of skills. Inventory managers lead a team of workers as they manage the flow of stock 

Schools Can Strech Their Budgets With Asset Management

  It’s an issue facing many school districts across the country: How to make up for budget shortfalls that could cut into the educational opportunities of our students? Funding for education is oft

What is a Barcode Scaner and How Does it Work?

Barcodes have helped retailers pack information, such as pricing and available inventory, onto their wares to move things along at the check-out counter, for decades. The barcode scanning systems ar

How to Handle an Enraged Customer

We all try to do our best, but every once in awhile, things go wrong. Sometimes very wrong. If you’re a small business owner, you may not know something has gone wrong until you or your staff pick

What You Need to Know about Asset and Inventory

For small business owners, the difference between inventory management and asset management may be nebulous, if not outright confusing. Inventory and assets occupy similar places in a company’s book

6 Simple Supply Chain Strategies That Will Cut Costs

These tips will help businesses optimize and reduce unnecessary costs along their supply chain in order to build a more efficient model. The supply chain is the network of independent but interconn

Is a Barcode Scanner or Mobile Computer the Best Fit?

A comparison of capabilities and functions for every type of barcode reader and mobile computer. Barcodes have come a long way from their first retail use on a pack of Wrigley’s chewing gum in the

What Do You Need to Know: Asset or Inventory

By identifying the main differences between fixed asset and inventory management, both will improve your small business' ROI and streamline efficiency. Though they are both occasionally referred to

How the Economy Could Transform the Holiday Season

Since the nascent days of the internet and even earlier, enterprising individuals have made money on the side by engaging in freelancing, whether running deliveries as a courier or performing handy

Top 10 Characteristics of a Solid Employee

Many factors contribute to the growth and sustainability of an organisation, but there’s one to put at the top of your list this year: a solid workforce. Wasp is here today to tell you the secret to

How to Prevent Inventory Shrinkage in Your Supply Chain

Inventory shrinkage is one of the biggest challenges faced by retail businesses. The loss of your goods means the loss of your company’s money and damage to your bottom line. The National Retail Fe

How Can Retailers Afford to Offer Free Holiday Shipping?

The holiday season is approaching. More big retailers are joining forces, whether online only or of the big-box variety, to entice consumers with promises of free shipping for all their orders, regar

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