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How to Create a Barcode

Barcodes have become increasingly popular over the past few decades or so, especially in the food packaging and retail industries. But what goes into creating a barcode? Well, we at GSM Barcoding work with barcoding systems every single day, so … Continue reading

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How Businesses Can Improve Their Stock Control in Sage 50

Sage 50 is one of the most widely used accounts packages that boasts an inventory control system used by many small to medium sized businesses. This software package offers a wide variety of features to business owners to allow them … Continue reading

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Reasons Why Excel Shouldn’t Be Used for Inventory Management

One of the most widely used applications that help to make tables and databases a lot easier to use is Excel; it is provided by Microsoft and it is incredibly versatile for what it is. It is used across the … Continue reading

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Different Types of Labels

Understanding the different types of labels is essential because if the label cannot be scanned, fails to adhere (stick) to the item, or cannot withstand the environmental conditions, then efficient operations management breaks down.  Goods can not go out the … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Improve Your Business’ Asset Management

Having an asset management system within a business has become commonplace over the years; there are a variety of different technologies and methods which are constantly developing which can make the job of tracking and organising your assets one of … Continue reading

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Barcoding in the Retail Industry

In the world that we currently live in, it’s hard not to find barcodes wherever you go. You can find barcodes on boxes of food, bottles, magazines, and even billboards in the street. In high street shops that you go … Continue reading

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Should You Use Smartphones as Part of a Barcoding Solution?

Many business owners who look into stock control or asset tracking solutions for their company are often searching for a way to reduce their overheads and general costs of running their business. Using barcodes can drastically increase the efficiency of … Continue reading

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Why Small Businesses Need Barcoding

It can be easy to presume that only large corporation and companies with millions of items of stock would need to have a barcoding solution in place, but here at GSM Barcoding, we know that’s simply not the case at … Continue reading

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Can Using Data Help Smoothen Your Processes Over the Festive Period?

Christmas is a hectic time for year for both consumers and manufacturers alike. While shoppers are frantically trying to gather the perfect gifts for their loved ones, product manufacturers are working equally as hard to put their products in front … Continue reading

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Barcoding in the Food Industry

Barcodes can be found all around us, from the items that we buy in shops to billboards that provide people with more information. With the advancement of technology, barcodes have also developed from when they were first introduced to the … Continue reading

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