The Importance of Smart Technology in the Manufacturing Process

The manufacturing process has come a long way in recent years as technology continues to improve and evolve. As businesses grow, it is essential that they are able to keep up with demand and with changing technologies. As smart technology infiltrates all areas of our lives, warehousing and manufacturing are not exempt from the advancements, and we are seeing the impact that smart devices and modern technologies can have on the efficiency of many companies and their supply chains.

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Choosing the Right Barcode Labels in 5 Easy Steps

Available in different shapes and sizes, barcodes are vital components to tracking products and goods in warehouses and industries such as retail. At GSM Barcoding, we have a wide range of barcode and digital print solutions for your business that are sure to help you track your goods!

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How to Create the Warehouse of the Future

The warehouse of the future is not just a dream anymore, but a real possibility. With advances in warehousing and manufacturing, as well as in technology, it is crucial that business owners are aware of what they can do to streamline their processes, improve their operations, and overall, improve productivity.

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What Are the Benefits of Digital Printing?

Creating a brand that is attractive to potential consumers is vital from the first moment they encounter your company, right up until they make a purchase from you, and even beyond that. That’s why it’s important to make an unforgettable first impression through attractive and eye-catching labels on your product; if you’re hoping to get someone to make a purchase, you have to compel them to do so.

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The Future of Robots in the Warehouse

When you think of a warehouse, do you imagine many manual workers packaging, labelling and processing everything? Or do you imagine machinery doing all this? With the development of future technologies and AI, robotics are now being used to assist in helping warehouses cope with the many demands the environment offers. We’ve seen drones instead of a delivery man, and driverless cars instead of a taxi, but what is the future for automated warehouses? Is this type of robotic automation the way forward for warehouses?

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What is Stock Control Software?

Stock management is a vital component in a company, as it allows for the proper functioning of a business through ensuring that the stock is accounted for. In the supply chain, stock management follows a few important steps to guarantee optimised operations.

From requesting stock from stores to the head office purchasing new orders from vendors, through to stock reaching the shops to be sold to customers; ensuring stock is well-managed is vital. Software such as Sage 50 provides an efficient option for effective stock management, but do you know what this software entails and how it functions?

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2017 Expectations: Supply Chain Trends

The supply chain requires efficiency for optimised results, and in 2017 technology is a big step in optimising this efficiency. New technologies, in particular, have the capacity of being utilised for innovations and progress in the supply chain.

In 2017, some of these technologies are expected to provide a streamlined process from the first to the last step of the supply chain.

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Barcode DPI: What You Need to Know

Barcodes are one of the most common items that you will see in the retail and commercial industries; they are also very important, as they are responsible for ensuring the correct management and distribution of products around the world.

However, there are a couple of things that aren’t as well known; one of which is the dpi of a barcode printer. As such, we’ve decided to take a closer look at what you need to know about barcode dpi.

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Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer – Which is Best?

These two types of printing can be easily confused for one another, but they are quite dissimilar. Depending on your needs, you might find that you prefer one above the other. But what are the differences between direct thermal and thermal transfer labels?


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Switching Your Warehouse Inventory System to Mobile

Warehousing is one of the most important aspects of any manufacturer, wholesale distributor, stockist, and business. Warehouses are used to store valuable business assets and are at the heart of product distribution, so it is vital to make sure that they are running as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

However, in recent years, warehouse stock has been transitioning from physical systems to mobile inventory systems. But what makes mobile technology better than traditional stock systems?

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