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.
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.
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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.
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
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.
Barcodes are amazing; we all know that. They have so many
wonderful applications, including some that you’ve probably never even
considered before. But now a viral post is showing just how versatile these
vertical lines can be as an artist creates a wonderful musical melody using a
selection of barcodes and some scanners.
Printing, believe it or not, dates back in some form to as
early as 3500 BC, when the Persian and Mesopotamian civilisations used cylinder
seals to certify documents written in clay. Woodblock printing would follow,
then moveable type until we get to the printing press in 1440. Ever since
humanity created visual print, there has been ways and techniques for making
copies of said print.
Mobile technology has completely revolutionised so many industries,
including the supply chain. In warehouse environments, mobility is more
important than ever. Customers expect more and more every year, quicker
delivery and quality products at competitive prices. To stay competitive and
sustain growth in the future, you should invest in mobile devices to improve
your supply chain, logistics and transportation of your goods.
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