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The Benefits of Barcode Scanning

A Conversation with Noel McKeon of Barcoding, Inc. Despite being around for nearly 50 years, there are still some common misconceptions around barcoding systems in warehouse and distribution environments and many companies have yet to take advanta[...]
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Using Barcode Scanning to Track Lot Numbers and Expiry Dates

When mistakes are made picking, packing and shipping products, the inconvenience to your customer is not the only consequence. When it comes to industries such as pharmaceutical distribution, these mistakes can put your customer’s safety at risk and inc[...]
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Optimize Inventory Management with Wireless Barcode Scanning

As a warehouse manager, optimizing warehouse operations is a top priority. This applies to receiving, picking, packing and shipping inventory, as well as maximizing warehouse space, and simplifying tasks for warehouse employees. At a minimum, properly uti[...]
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How A Warehouse Management System Helped This Company Go From Processing 30 Orders a Day to 100

There are many reasons why a small business would want to implement a warehouse management system. Some examples include an increase in order volume, picking errors when dealing with similar products and manual processes, and wasted time managing invento[...]

Different Picking Methods with Warehouse Inventory Software

Warehouse processes are an integral part of running a successful wholesale and distribution business. This applies to warehouse operations of all sizes, however, depending on the nature of the product and available resources, there are different ways in w[...]
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5 Ways Mobile Barcode Scanning is Changing Small Business Warehouse Operations

Warehouses have been using barcode scanning systems for years, but it is only because of recent and continuing advances in technology that they are becoming a viable option for small and medium size businesses. Whether for receiving, put-away, picking or[...]
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3 Ways to Increase Warehouse Productivity with Distribution Software

You can achieve improved productivity in your distribution business’ warehouse through a variety of activities, ranging from automating order entry processes to providing training for staff. By definition, productivity describes the input to output rat[...]
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Inventory Management Software – Different Barcode Scanning Options

We often speak with prospects who insist they need barcode scanning for managing their warehouse.  This piece of functionality has almost become synonymous with needing inventory management functionality in general, but there are varying levels of barc[...]
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Warehouse Inventory Software and Barcode Scanning — New Industry Trends

I wrote previously about the implications of eCommerce for distributors as a major technological trend impacting the distribution and wholesale industry. A growing recent trend in small and medium-sized Wholesale and Distribution companies is the adopt[...]
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Magic Wands, Barcodes and Inventory Management

Turns out barcodes have been around at least since I was born (and that’s a very long time ago). In my teens I recall laughing at MAD Magazine’s satirical comments on it’s own cover when it was forced to start using UPC codes. And yet so many [...]
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