4 Components of a Well-Designed Barcode System (4 of 4)

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  Selecting the Right Barcode Equipment (including the type of Network) – The Last Step! The Network:  Batch vs. Wireless A typical barcode system today is designed using a wireless network.  But don’t rule out a batch data collection system until you evaluate your needs. Do you need “real-time” data?  You may be surprised to [...]

4 Components of a Well-Designed Barcode System (3 of 4)

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  What is required? What are the steps? And in what order?   The Label – Design the Barcode Solution around the Label There is so much more to designing the appropriate barcode label for your system than you could ever imagine.  Size;  environmental requirements such as wet, cold, dust, abrasion; design; location, both on [...]

4 Components of a Well-Designed Barcode System (2 of 4)

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What is required? What are the steps? And in what order? Select the Software Application – Find a Partner If you already have ERP software, it probably has barcode capability, so that’s the first place to look.  A word of caution – not all ERP software does a good job at utilizing barcode tracking.  So [...]

4 Components of a Well-Designed Barcode System (1 of 4)

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What is required? What are the steps? And in what order? A well-designed barcode system will benefit a company in increased efficiencies and productivity, increased data accuracy and a better bottom line.  As you can imagine, there are several components that make up the full barcode system, and they need to be evaluated and selected [...]

Distributed Barcode Label Printing

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The term “distributed printing” is often applied to large corporate environments where the IT department is attempting to balance the large number of documents printing among printers that are located outside of the IT center.  The advantages of this type of printing scheme include balancing the load so that no one printer exceeds its duty [...]