All You Need To Know About Barcode Scanners

The business world has been transformed by all kinds of emerging technology, from cloud computing to smartphone applications that track productivity and improve communication. But arguably the most

Cloud Connected: Why Small Businesses Need To Embrace the Virtual

According to a 2014 estimate, approximately 37 per cent of American small businesses cut the cord and embraced cloud computing. Predictions for 80 percent by 2020 seem less fantastic and more factua

Why Schools Investing In New Technology Must Use Asset Management

Over the past few years, schools around the country and even around the world have grappled with a new and sprawling challenge: How to properly integrate emerging technology into classrooms, while p

Get Ready For Next Year's Tax Season With Asset Management

Another tax season has come and gone, and we’re steadily approaching the halfway point of yet another year in the financial books. How did filing for your business go this year? We’re willing to be

How To Implement Asset and Inventory Management in Schools

Alice Cooper once crooned, “School’s out for summer!/No more pencils, no more books.” [Tweet "Alice Cooper once crooned, “School’s out for summer!/No more pencils, no more books."] What’s disturbi

Why New Tariffs Shouldn't Affect Your Supply Chain

The talk of the business world so far in 2018 has been the introduction of tariffs on a wide range of goods, from solar panels to washing machines to steel and aluminum. The latest trade announcem

How Are Millennials Transforming Supply Chain Management?

There are lots of myths about the millennials in the workplace. Some think they have less loyalty; others believe they care more about “purpose” than they do making a living. Here’s the truth: Mil

Time Theft: How It Hits You and How You Can Hit Back

You’re late. Traffic wouldn’t let up. The alarm wouldn’t go off (or you forgot to set it). The line for coffee stretched clear around the side of the building. Whatever the reason, you know you won’

Risky Business: Why Your Business Needs Asset Management

So, you don’t have a reliable asset management system.  What’s the worst that can happen? Well, for one, your assets—from more costly investments like technical equipment down to the desks and chai

How Blockchain Will Reshape Supply Chain Management

Blockchain foundational technology that underlies all the buzz around things like Bitcoin and Ethereum, is one of the biggest and most talked about supply chain trends we’ve seen in technology in so

Capital Assets and Depreciation: How Asset Management Can Save You Money

It came to you at your kitchen table one afternoon: You wanted to be your own boss, to answer to you, yourself, and…well, you. You wanted to be smart about things, though, so you did your research a

Ghost Assets: Why Should You Care?

Wonder what happened to that laptop you know you saw around the office last year?  Or a desk you’re certain was put into storage?  They’re listed on your fixed asset ledger, but are nowhere to be fo

How To Start Using Artificial Intelligence In Supply Chain Management

Supply chains are getting smarter, and not because we as human beings are growing collectively better at predicting when inventory will run out, or calculating invoices. Supply chain management is r

RFID: The Potential of Distance and Data

Do you remember when you last bought a book from a brick-and-mortar? Did you leaf through the pages only to see a small white square fall from the book? Notice how the back seems like a basic outlin

Top 10 Small Business Bloggers

Running a small business is the ultimate exercise in continuing education. There's always something new to learn. And if you want to grow your business? Get ready to double your knowledge again. Fo

Android vs Windows in the Warehouse

For years, Microsoft systems ruled the computing world. But just as Apple eventually arrived to take a bite out of Windows personal computing market share, Google’s Android platform is taking over a

The Basics of Asset Management: What It Can Do and How You Can Do It

Whatever happened to that tablet Phil took home a few weeks to try the remote program? Did Lisa ever return the smartphone you gave her for business purposes? Did she turn it in with her notice? Whe

The Productivity of a New Generation of Scanners

Believe it or not, barcode scanners are getting better, and their improvement will herald in good times for the small business owners who have invested in barcode technology. Anyone who’s recently

What Business Owners Can Learn About Their Supply Chains from Tesla

For business owners looking to cut costs and increase efficiency along their supply chains, they should look no further for inspiration on what to do (and not do) than Tesla. There may not be a mor

Inventory Management: How To Handle the Blur

Welcome to the beginning of the Hello-it’s-Spring-no-wait-Easter-I-mean-Memorial-Day-and-what-do-we-have-where season! Are you ready for the coming sales and promos sure to boost profits into the c

What's Causing Such High Tax Bills For Your Small Business

It’s a question that private citizens and business owners alike ask themselves often: Am I paying too much in taxes? Taxes: We love to hate them. Of course, many of us understand the value of payin

The Tools You Need To Concour Tax Season

Tax season for small business owners and those tasked with preparing and filing business taxes always brings about the same headaches, stresses, and perhaps worst of all, costly mistakes. The probl

Four Target Areas To Keep Your Doors Open

Uncertain economic times helped cause a 20-point downshift in small business confidence over the last year. Approximately 60 percent of UK SBEs felt “optimistic” about their companies’ prospects in

Tips For Filing Your Business Taxes Last Minute

It’s tax season. In fact, it’s been tax season for a few months now. If you’re a small business owner reading this, you know that the window to file your taxes is slowly closing. What to do if you h

How To Build Sustainability Through Customer Service

Have you heard rumors of the retail apocalypse? It’s the idea that retailers can’t compete as online retail giants, like Amazon, continue to grow. Keeping up may seem overwhelming to think about. Bu

Reasons To Make Inventory Management Part Of Your Small Business

László Bíró’s UK patent for the ballpoint pen turns 80. Some of us consider ourselves lucky if we can manage to keep track of the same pen for 80 days! So why do a full third of UK SBs continue to

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Need Inventory Cloud

If you use the internet in 2017, it’s likely that you use cloud computing in some capacity. Everything from social media to Adobe Photoshop now syncs with the cloud, which makes it easy to post phot

How Your Supply Chain Issues Can Break Your Company

It doesn’t matter how innovative, interesting, or important your products are: If your business doesn’t have a handle on logistics and supply chain management, you’re in trouble. That’s because a c

FMD, S4S, and ADS: The Future of Medicinal Barcodes

9 February 2019 will bring a new level of safety into medicinal practices. On that date, the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) will go into effect. Under the FMD, all prescription medicine pac

The Benefits of Custom Barcode Labels

Businesses everywhere are starting to recognize the value of the humble barcode. While consumers may not think much about the simple lines-and-spaces pattern affixed to their grocery purchases, thos

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