“Mistakes show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?” If you work in a warehouse without a barcode system you know where mistakes happen and it is likely you have already made steps to prevent them. A prime example of this is in preventing order picking [...]
Every week, these issues come up with companies we meet who are looking to implement a barcode solution for the first time. 1. Your people keep picking the wrong things. Your warehouse operation is getting faster and pressure is on to get things out the door on time. When people are rushed they make more [...]
Who should be read this: Operations and Warehouse managers who are currently using a manual, paper-based system to run their warehouse and recognise the benefits that a barcoding project will bring to their company. Complete a return on investment calculator Look at the cost of errors from a mis-shipment, not just the number. Try to consider the less-tangible [...]
For Immediate Release: (www.peoplevox.co.uk) November 9th, 2010 Crazy statement of the week from one prospect: “We don’t need a barcode inventory system – our warehouse operators can read.” Warehouse operators often get the fear at first, then do an about turn after 48 hours When we are discussing implementing a system to help run a [...]
In the last year more and more projects have been delivered where the source code was handed to the Client once the embedded application development was complete. Why is this request growing and how does it work? Acorn Stairlifts approached 4 potential barcode system suppliers in 2009 to provide a complete inventory management solution for [...]
The UK market for automatic data capture systems, which includes solutions like barcode systems and inventory management software, continues to hold strong at about £200m of value per year. Why? Most implementations save the customer money with a quick return on investment – perfect for a recession. The market remains remains strong, led by suppliers [...]
Solution implemented: DocuVox (part of AssetVox suite) medical document management system for document tracking using barcode scanning. With this software, Motorola barcode readers were deployed in the UK and US. These were the MT2090 scanners on a wireless network.
This question is asked each week to our project team when planning or implementing an inventory management software system. One prospect recently had this issue – they make insulation (silver layer on the outside and something like fibre glass in the middle). Their warehouse holds stock up to about 50 feet high and is a [...]