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Janam’s XT2 Brings High Performance to CJ Pony Parts

Posted October 1, 2018

CJ Pony Parts is one of the oldest Mustang parts retailers in the world. Founded in 1985 to friends with a passion for classic Ford mustangs, the company began by stocking and selling parts for every Mustang model since Pony Car was introduced in 1964. With more than 63,000 square feet of warehouse space across three facilities, CJ Pony Parts houses more than 50,000 parts and accessories.

With so many parts over the four warehouses, the challenge was to find a newer and more intuitive rugged barcode scanner for their daily operation to improve productivity and increase efficiency. With 60 XT2 mobile computers deployed throughout their four facilities, the devices were quickly adapted by their workforce to increase productivity and improved customer service. Click to read the following case study to see how Barcodes recommended the Janam’s XT2 Rugged touch mobile computer to CJ’s Pony Parts and successfully implemented the devices to provide visibility across all its warehouse operations.

 

 

 

 

 

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Brother’s Next Gen 4 Inch Mobile Printer is Here!

Posted September 28, 2018

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The Brother‘s Next Gen 4 inch mobile printer is here! The RuggedJet RJ-4230BL mobile label and receipt printer is raising industry standard with these key features.

Compact– Small and light enough for field workers to carry a whole shift

Rugged– Ultra rugged construction for a 6.88 ft drop protection

Powerful– Extraordinary speed of up to 5ips (inches per second)

Easy to use– Simple label/ receipt paper loading, pairing, and remote updates with free Mobile Deploy app

Smart Li-ion Battery– Leading battery life with real time battery status indicator

Connectivity– Able to pair up to devices with Wi-Fi or Bluetooth

This small mobile printer is perfect for leading industries in public safety, field services, route accounting, warehouse, and transportation. Workers will be able to print 4 inch labels, tags, invoices, quotes, receipts, and more on the spot straight from your mobile device. The RuggedJet 4 mobile printers have the reliability that all your job needs, with optional accessories such as extra batteries, shoulder straps, belt clip, vehicle mount, in-vehicle DC adapter, and a 4 bay battery charger to keep your business running on the go!

Contact us to see how we can tailor a solution to make your mobile workforce more productive with the Brother’s RJ-4230BL mobile printer.

Watch the video below to see it in action!

Which Toughbook Should I Buy? The Buyer’s Guide

Posted September 26, 2018

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A few tips on choosing a toughbook that’s right for the job, 

  1. Determine where the toughbook is going to be used
  2. Seek the durability and size that you need
  3. Understand what operating system you need to work with (most software requires Windows)
  4. Any custom configuration (memory, mobile broadband, gps, barcode readers, webcam, fingerprint authentication)

Here is why we recommend the Panasonic Toughbook 33, because no matter what your need might be this 2-in-1 Toughbook is can outperform your task on the field. With a detachable screen and hot-swappable battery, you can take this anywhere. Hello Maximum Mobility! Give the workers what they need to complete their task with ease to increase productivity and efficiency for your daily operation.

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  • 2-in-1 laptop or tablet mode, foldable and detachable
  • Windows 10 Pro or Windows 7 Pro downgrade
  • Ultimate Endurance with 12″ display designed for dust and dirt resistance
  • Optional Mobile Broadband Carrier with Satellite GPS, Insertable and Contactless Smartcard readers
  • IP65 certified with rain/glove mode to be used in weather demanding conditions and with gloves
  • 4-foot drop rating
  • 10-point multi touch screen
  • Hot-swappable battery that lasts for up to 10(standard)-20(long life) battery
  • A large line of accessories that keeps the Toughbook charged and strapped

The best part of it all is that each Toughbook is customizable, whether a feature is needed or not you can choose one that’s right for you and your price point. The value of a Toughbook is a function of the price, these rugged and durable computers are made to last for years. The Toughbook 33 provides reliability, longevity, and value to your daily tasks. It is engineered to equip the extraordinary.

Contact us if you like to learn about the configurable part that you need or check out other Panasonic Toughbooks for your daily operations. We can help you find the solution, stage what you need, and even provide services to keep your equipment up and working for long periods to come.

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Provide a Better In-Store Experience with the Dolphin CT40

Posted September 24, 2018

Retailers today need to improve customer experience for consumers to have a better in store experience. Bring your team the tools they need to reclaim your in- store advantage for a more personal connection than e-commerce sites. Provide a Better In-Store Experience with Dolphin CT40. This device is designed for retail store associates and other highly mobile workers to create a seamless and engaging shopping experience. Along with the Honeywell’s Mobility Edge platform, it also offers an extended product lifecycle that is upgradable across five generations of Android which maximizes the return on investment for the device.

With an Android operating system and equipped with the Mobility Edge platform. This sleek and enterprise-class full- touch device is the best in class for retail, inventory management, in-store merchandising, order picking, and delivery.

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Features:

  • Future- Proof- Android Enterprise Recommended
  • Long battery life and light-weight to increase productivity
  • Easy Compatibility
  • Advanced Data Capture Scanning
  • Mobility Edge- accelerate deployments, optimize device, simplify maintenance, and extend product lifecycle

Contact us to learn how to turn the tide with the CT40. Talk to our professional team to see how we can bring together the hardware, software, and support services you need that can bring you closer to the consumer and provide immediate satisfaction.

 

ICYMI: Zebra LTE Migration

Posted September 24, 2018

Are you prepared for the switch?

Verizon has formally announced that their support for 2G and 3G will end on December 31st, 2019; after which they will begin dismantling the two networks.

With Verizon no longer activating Non-LTE devices after June 2018, and re-purposing its assets for LTE, this will present a problem for current devices on cellular coverage. Industry experts feel, in addition to Verizon, other network carriers will soon make their own announcements regarding the 2G and 3G networks.

In the informative webinar you’ll learn more about this industry-impacting transition and the benefits of moving to 4G. Further, Zebra Technologies and Barcodes Inc can help you create an individualized plan for the inevitable LTE Migration.

Code’s CR1500 For All Your 1D and 2D Scanning Applications

Posted September 21, 2018

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Whether you need a scanner for manufacturing, logistics, supply chain, healthcare, or pharmacy; Code have a scanner for your scanning applications. The Code CR1500 barcode scanner comes in an industrial and healthcare version. Both have distinct feature to help you scan all your 1D, 2D scanning needs. Check out the great features below and see why the CR1500 is the reliable and affordable scanner that you are looking for.

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  • Applications: manufacturing, quality control, industrial and supply chain
  • IP54 rated to deal out dust and moisture
  • DPM (direct part marks) model available to read high density barcodes as small as 2mil
  • Lightweight and compact

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  • Applications: Healthcare, Mobile Coupon, Ticketing, Pharmacy, Retail
  • High speed, omnidirectional reading of 1D, 2D and postal barcodes
  • Dual field optics
  • PVC- Free Code Shield Level 3 disinfectant ready
  • Glare reduction technology for reading shiny surfaces

In addition to the CR1500 we are promoting, in honor of fall Barcodes, Inc. will like to offer 10% off on your web order through September 21,2018. Use code: FALL10*. Take advantage of the sale and shop now on our site!

*Enjoy 10% OFF on orders over $100 on Barcodesinc.com through Steptember21, 2018 at 11:59pm CST. Offer cannot be combined with other offers, promotions, or discounts. Offer valid on web pricing only, this offer does not apply to existing quotes. Online use only.

The POS Receipt Printer that’s Right for Your Shop

Posted September 19, 2018

 

TSP143III-1The new and improve TSP100III series printer is the POS receipt printer that’s right for your shop. With WLAN, LAN, Bluetooth, or USB interface connection for an easy to use and ready to go installation. The TSP100III also known as TSP143 III model includes a special feature that allows printer communication and tablet charging, that removes clutter from any workspace. This new feature lets you use one wire for two jobs.

Here’s the breakdown:

  • High-Speed Printing- prints fast receipt for quick checkout
  • Easy Set up
  • Drop in and Print with decurl function
  • Lightning connection for charging and data transfer- declutter your workspace
  • Guillotine Auto-cutter
  • Star’s All Receipts app Allows users to print from web based applications and
    digitally store your reciepts

The TSP 143III is the faster, easier, and better POS printing solution, combined with its powerful futurePRNT software, users can enhance the looks of their printed receipts to add logos or coupons to build brand loyalty and much more!

Universal with most POS systems feel free to contact our professional team to learn more and find out which model and connection is right for your shop. If you already have the printer, shop the consumables that you need to keep your receipt printer up and running.

In addition to the new product we are promoting, in honor of fall Barcodes, Inc. will like to offer 10% off on you order through September 21,2018. Use code: FALL10*. Take advantage of the sale and shop now on our site!

 

*Enjoy 10% OFF on orders over $100 on Barcodesinc.com through Steptember21, 2018 at 11:59pm CST. Offer cannot be combined with other offers, promotions, or discounts. Online use only.

Get Your Mobile Operating System Enterprise Ready with Honeywell!

Posted September 18, 2018

Are You Ready to Move to 4G and Android?

The end of 2G and 3G support is near, this will present an issue for current devices on cellular coverage. It is time to make your mobile devices enterprise ready for your mobile workers with Honeywell.

Migrating to LTE features:

  • Better coverage
  • Increased productivity, security, and efficiency
  • Shorter Latency Times
  • Modern devices to increase performance

How Honeywell Helps: Honeywell-support

Honeywell is strongly committed to cyber-security and the Android Lifecycle management. To aid enterprise customers restrict access through the use of a Mobile Device Management or on their Honeywell Enterprise Launcher app. Removing the user’s ability to install or run unauthorized apps makes the system far less vulnerable to security exploits caused by user actions. Additionally, to aid in the lifecycle management, they offer a program to provide patches for security vulnerabilities applicable to the supported operating system for 2+ years after Google security patch support ends to close the gap in support coverage.

Barcodes and Honeywell can help you get your systems ready to go and increase your efficiency and productivity in your daily operation. Contact us at 1-877-877-9613 or email at ltemigration@barcodesinc.com to see how we can help you with the best solution in your workforce.

 

What is a Kitchen Receipt Printer?

Posted September 17, 2018

Kitchen Receipt Printer Vs. Thermal Receipt Printer

A kitchen receipt printer is an impact printer which prints in dot matrix and works with an ink ribbon to print texts. These printers are normally used in a kitchen or bar type environment for your kitchen staff to pick up orders.

Thermal printers don’t need ink or toner but instead they are sensitive to heat. The heat generating print head produce texts in black on the paper. These printers are generally just used in the front at the point of sale counter.

Why do I need a kitchen receipt printer?

Kitchen receipt printer also known as an impact printer are the better choice to use in a hot kitchen. When the printed order might be exposed to high temperatures and humidity levels in the kitchen. Further more the texts won’t get blurred or rubbed together which you might want to avoid to get the orders right.

So what are some things I need? 

First things first, find out how many printers you might need. While you might want to use a kitchen printer in your kitchen and bar also need to note that a regular thermal receipt printer will suffice at the front of the house for point of sale. Secondly, check to see what kind of interface do you need to match with your computer system. Lastly, while most printers are just plug and play, you need to make sure that the printers you choose are compatible with your point of sale system and that the POS station that you are using didn’t account on a specific device.

Best in Class: The Epson TM-U220

The Epson’s TM-U220 printers are the best in class printers that are compact, reliable, and fast. It’s universal features makes it important to the retail, restaurant, and hospitality industries. It also comes in three different models, with a model for every need.

TM-U220’s Key Features:

  • Three printer models: TM-U220A, TM-U220B, and TM-U220D
    to fit your every need
  • Easy to operate
  • Faster print speed
  • Drop-in paper loading
  • Two color printings- black and red
  • Flexible paper widths

If you want any of these additional features, find out which model is best for you.

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TM-U220A TM-U220A TM-U220B
TM-U220B TM-U220D

If you want more information or need some help choosing the right printer, contact our professional team and we will be happy to help.

ZD510-HC Wristband Printer is Your New Healthcare Companion

Posted September 13, 2018

zd510-hc-photography-application-nurse-station-adminThe ZD510-HC wristband printer is your new healthcare companion, patient wristbands allows all healthcare workers to provide patients a safer and more efficient process for delivering care. Wristbands provide a quick identification required to prevent medical errors.

Designed to improve safety and data security the Zebra ZD510 printer is easy to clean and sanitize, medical grade power supply, secure solution for HIPAA compliance, and quiet operation.

What Makes the ZD510 Better Than The Rest?

  • Ease of Use- No Training Required, just insert wristband cartridge and print
  • Multiple Connectivity Options, Wireless or Bluetooth or NFC to pair and print
  • Compatible with leading ADT systems
  • Easy migration from the Zebra HC100, existing inventory wristbands will continue to work with the ZD510
  • Maximize uptime, business operations and printer visibility to save caregivers valuable time

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In addition to the ZD510, Zebra Z-bands have leading durability and scannability compare to the other class. It is up to 6- times more durable than other wristbands and healthcare wristbands features silver antimicrobial coating, which test results show effectively protects the wristband against S. aureus, P. aeruginosa, E.coli, and MRSA.

Lastly, the ZD510 can also serve as a hospitality printer in events and leisure when used with different types of wristbands.

Contact our dedicated account managers if you want to learn more about the printer or the wristbands that you can use and we will be happy to help.

 

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