Keeping our Protectors Protected With Asset Management

The agenda for a recent city council meeting in Plano, TX included a resolution authorizing $362,246 in spending on helmets, plate carriers, and rifle-rated hard armor plates for the Plano Police De

Protecting Your Warehouse Against the Cold

Just like our homes and offices, warehouses need a little TLC from time to time. Retail companies that use a warehouse to store their inventory (as well as retail behemoths that run their own wareho

Do these 5 Things to Prevent Cybercrimes

In 2015, we saw some of the most high-profile companies suffer costly cybercrimes, including the US Office of Personnel Management, U.S. health insurance firms Anthem and Premera, hotel chains Manda

Adults Who Steal From Youth Sports And Asset Management

Adults who take hundreds of thousands of dollars earmarked for the children of their communities and businesses that fail to make wise investments in asset management, the connection is stronger tha

4 Things Your Small Business Should Address in Your Threat Assessment

“Retail loss prevention professionals have one of the hardest jobs in the industry, protecting their customers, employees and merchandise from the threat of harm and fraud.” National Retail Federati

How Rapid Deployment Centers Are Changing Inventory Management

In the retail space, online sales brought in $97.3 billion for the second quarter of 2016. That is an increase of 4.5 percent from Q1 2016 and represents around 8 percent of the $1.2 trillion in tot

How Onboarding Can Improve Employee Retention

Have you ever been in this situation: You take pain-staking measures to find the best qualified candidates for an open position at your company. Finally, after receiving scores of resumes and conduc

4 Ways to Reduce Cost with Equipment Tracking

You didn’t start your business to manage equipment, and as your company grows, keeping track of this equipment can often feel like a heavy burden and a time consuming process. However, when done wit

The New Complexity of Warehouses

The world of e-commerce has rapidly and completely altered how we as consumers think about shopping. Massive retailers like Amazon offer almost every conceivable product, and most of them can be at

How Small Businesses Can Work With Working Parents

In just one moment, life changes. A baby is born, and nothing will ever be the same again. You are now a parent, but you are also a working professional. Juggling parenthood and a career is somethin

What You Need To Know About Telecommuting

Telecommuting is more often than not a boon for both the remote worker and their company. Telecommuters are less likely to quit their job, very likely to have high morale and more likely to not only

How Suppliers and Retailers Improve Supply Chain

Most will agree that when there is cooperation between retailers and their suppliers, a more profitable and leaner supply chain is the result. Take these stats, for example: -Revenue has increased

The Pros and Cons of DIY Data Warehousing

As the world becomes increasingly digital, from the way we as individuals communicate and learn to how businesses engage their customers and their partners to create a supply chain, one often overlo

The Overlooked Costs of Running A Small Business

Anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit and a great idea can start a small business, the trick is staying profitable and successful past the honeymoon stage. Only about half of all small businesses wi

Two Crucial Steps When Entering the E-commerce Arena

If you’re a small business owner in 2016, you’re likely aware that you need not just an online presence for marketing and advertising, but an e-commerce presence as well. Entering the world of e-com

How Schools Can Stop Wasting Money on iPads That Eventually Go Missing

Schools, whether public or private, elementary or secondary, have always had to conduct asset management in some capacity, tracking the locations and numbers of textbooks and other supplies using sp

How Inventory Management Helps Restaurants Improve Online Sales

Few urges are as difficult to satisfy as the craving for a certain food. Many of us know how it feels to want a late-night sushi roll, or a mid-afternoon dessert to power through the rest of the wor

Barcode Labels That Beat the Heat

Businesses of all sizes and across all industries are increasingly coming to the same realization: Barcodes and barcode labels are incredibly helpful tools, great for keeping inventory and assets or

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity is, “The collective mixture of differences and similarities that include, for example, individual and organizational characteristics, values, beliefs, experiences, backgrounds, preferences

Getting Back To The Basics of Customer Service

Customer service can make or break a business. Just as stellar service can keep customers coming back, bad customer service can send clients running for the hills. Unfortunately people have become

Before a Disaster: 3 Things to Ensure

You can control your business approach, you can control your business location, you can control the software you use; but there’s one thing you simply cannot control: the weather. Natural disasters

3 Ways Predictive Analytics Can Harness Your Big Data

An inventory management system provides you with a plethora of data. You can gather information on everything, from real-time stock levels to customer behavior and trends. The problem is many compan

6 Kinds of Inventory Control That Work Best

Properly managing inventory may sound like tedious, draining work, especially when there are so many other seemingly important tasks to tend to, but doing so is key to a business’ financial health.

8 Ways to Accomplish Improved Employee Engagement

Organisations all across the board do their best to ensure employees are committed to the organisation’s goals and values, remaining motivated, contributing to the company’s success and maintaining

How Brexit Will Affect Small Businesses In the U.S. For Years To Come

On June 23, 2016, in a controversial decision that shocked the world, 51.9% of Brits voted to leave the European Union. No matter what will end up happening (Britain has two years to finalize negoti

How IKEA Keeps Track of Their Massive Inventory

When you’re the world’s largest home furnishing retailer, offering roughly about 9,500 products and bringing in $36.3 billion in sales, some kind of automated inventory management system is a must.

Asset Management and Education Compliance - The More You Know

Using Barcode Technology For Education Grant Compliance Innocent mistakes and minor thefts can often add up to big losses. An investigation by CBS in Philadelphia uncovered $88,000 in missing equip

Zebra TC8000 vs. Motorola MC9200

The Zebra TC8000 is the most talked about device to hit the rugged mobile computer market in the last 20 years. It is everything the MC9200 is (a rugged, purpose-built workhorse) with a “new school”

Utilizing Social Media to Promote Your Brand

When over 75% of all online users are on social media, your small-to-medium sized business can choose to utilize media marketing tactics for your advantage or simply slip through the crack and miss

How Barcodes Are Revolutionizing Consumer Nutrition

If you’ve been to the grocery store, you’re familiar with 1D barcodes: They’re the pattern of vertical bars and spaces that represent a numerical code, which in turn corresponds to a file in the sto

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