2020 has been a transformative year for businesses all over. As we head towards the end of the year, you have likely made some serious changes to your working practices to cope with the government guidelines and recommendations for dealing with Coronavirus. As a result, there has never been a better time to update your warehouse management system to Sage 50.Continue reading
2020 has been a truly unusual year for everyone. From business owners to consumers, everything we know about working practices has changed to cope with COVID-19. More people are working from home, and those who are still physically working will have had to get used to new business practices, such as more frequent hand washing, social distancing and more stringent disinfection of equipment and surfaces.Continue reading
QR codes: you’ve probably heard of them before and you’ve probably utilised them at some point. They are used in various ways and are one of the most effective forms of barcode for many industries, such as marketing and communications, as well as for stock control within warehouses and factories.
The QR code has been enjoying some well-deserved time in the spotlight recently and, while it seemed to fade away for some time, the prospects are even more exciting. Could this be due to the introduction of QR code payment mark?
So, in a world full of advanced technology, just what is a QR code and could they be making a huge comeback for business, marketing, and much more?
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, barcode labels have also developed from when they were first introduced to the UK in 1979.
One of the many industries that use barcodes is in the food industry, but why and how is it used? And are there any advantages with adding barcodes to food packaging?
Amazon dominates the e-commerce space and has become an essential sales channel for large brands and small e-commerce businesses and resellers. Dealing with millions of transactions daily and acting as a hub marketplace for traders, Amazon faces a challenge in preventing counterfeit goods from entering their fulfilment centres and onto their marketplace platform.Continue reading
Moving from legacy mobile OS systems in your warehouse, such as Windows mobile, has never been more appealing. Zebra Android enterprise mobile devices are the perfect device choice, leading the mobile working revolution, providing touch screen Android mobile devices with a user-friendly and familiar interface for modern warehouse systems and mobile working.Continue reading
Trade up your fixed RFID readers to the latest Zebra fixed RFID readers and achieve the highest level of inventory intelligence at a significant discount. As a certified Zebra RFID specialist, this time-limited trade-in is an exclusive offer open to our barcoding customers.Continue reading
Zebra Technologies is a company that manufactures and sells marking, tracking and computer printing technology. Started in 1969 as Data Specialities, they developed their first barcode printer in 1982. They aim to empower those in retail, healthcare, transportation and logistics with their pioneering products, software, services, analytics and solutions that connect people, assets and data.Continue reading
As many businesses head back to work over the coming weeks with lockdown measures continually being eased, it’s fair to say that many managers will have a real headache when it comes to assessing the stock they left behind. There are a whole host of considerations that warehouse managers will need to have, from whether products are still fit for purpose following the pandemic, to if they will be able to sell the products if they may have been in contact with coronavirus.Continue reading
We understand just how daunting it can be knowing that you may need to implement a barcode system in your warehouse, but you can rest assured it’s actually much simpler than you may have feared! Here, we discuss how to decide if your business does need a barcoding system, and how you can implement one.Continue reading