Navigation

X
You've just added this product to the cart:


Continue Shopping

Barcodes Volunteers at the Greater Chicago Food Depository

Posted March 22, 2019
Greater Chicago Food Depository logo
Recapping our volunteering event at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, a group of 25 Barcodes Team volunteered at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. We helped play an essential role in distributing food to a network of pantries and programs in Cook County. Our group was tasked with sorting and packaging bread. At the end of our session, we packed 657 cases of bread, which equated to 9,504 pounds. Our volunteer session helped distribute the equivalent of 14,418 meals! We want to thank everyone who volunteered! Check out the pictures of our team hard at work helping our hunger in our community.
Barcodes Volunteers at the Greater Chicago Food Depository
Barcodes Volunteers at the Greater Chicago Food Depository sorting and packaging bread.
Barcodes volunteers at the Greater Chicago Food Depository
Barcodes volunteers at the Greater Chicago Food Depository

Top 5 Benefits of a Pocket Barcode Scanner

Posted March 19, 2019
Delivery man holding cardboard box and unloading parcel for delivery. Top view of courier unloading parcels from van.
Simplify business processes while improving accuracy and efficiency with the freedom of mobility. A pocket barcode scanner is ideal for flexible inventory control, asset management, and point of sale applications. Drop the cords and find out the benefits of a pocket barcode scanner. Benefits of a Pocket Barcode Scanner:
  1. Compact in size and easy to carry around
  2. Mobility without the tangle of cords
  3. Avoid costly mobile computer costs
  4. Reliable data collection in wireless or in offline batch mode
  5. Fits comfortably in the palm of workers hand for all day use
Airtrack’s line of pocket barcode scanner can help capture the data you need to provide visibility in your inventory, assets, and transactions. It enables users to make barcode data collection easy and efficient. These flexible portable scanners have the option to scan 1D or 2D barcodes independently store in memory in batch mode or connect wirelessly to your smartphone and tablet for immediate data access. The Airtrack pocket barcode scanners delivers fast and accurate scanning performance and incorporates a rugged design against moisture and dust with an IP 42 enviornmental sealing withstanding 5-foot drops to concrete. Airtrack SP1-C Pocket 1D linear imager
Airtrack's SP1-C pocket wireless 1D mobile barcode scanner.
Features:
  • 1D barcode scanning capability
  • 1 inch OLED screen 128×64
  • 2MB of memory, stores about 20,000 barcode scans
  • Lightweight at 1oz
  • Bluetooth range of 33ft (capable of pairing with Windows and iOS devices)
  • Scan up to 5,000 scans per charge
Airtrack’s SP1 Pocket 1D Laser Scanner
Airtrack's SP1 Pocket 1D laser barcode scanner.
Features:
  • 1D laser scan engine
  • Easy Pairing
  • 2MB of memory, stores about 20,000 scans
  • Lightweight at 2 oz
  • Bluetooth range of 30ft (capable of pairing with Windows and iOS devices)
  • Battery to last up to a full shift of 8 hours
Airtrack’s SP2 Pocket 2D Imager Scanner
Airtrack's SP2 Pocket 2D imager barcode scanner
Features:
  • 1D and 2D scanning capabilities
  • 1 inch OLED screen 128×64
  • Storage for 10,000 scans
  • Easy Pairing
  • Lightweight at 2oz
  • Bluetooth range at 30 ft (capable of pairing with Windows and iOS devices)
  • Battery to last up to a full shift of 8 hours
Discover how you can increase speed and accuracy in data collection. Contact us if you have any questions or if you would like to learn how Airtrack’s pocket barcode scanners can help improve productivity and efficiency in your daily tasks.

Living on the Edge: Barcodes 2nd Annual Sales Kick off

Posted March 10, 2019
Summing up our 2nd Annual Sales Kickoff, from March 4-6th, 2019 was a big success! This year our theme was Living on the Edge,  this event provided an interactive and engaging opportunity for all our partners and attendees. Our manufacturer partners came into Barcodes Headquarters and hosted unique workshops to share their latest mobility solutions for distribution, warehouse, supply chains, retail, and channel management. As well as, putting on a grand showcase of all their products for our attendees to test it in action. Barcodes would like to thank to our manufacturers and sponsors at Honeywell, Zebra, Epson, Citizen, Janam, Gigatrak, Elo, SOTI, Impinj, Sato, Datalogic, and Panasonic for sponsoring our event! Thanks to all our manufacturer partners who helped us create this engaging environment and networking opportunity to learn all about the latest products and mobility solutions.
Barcodes Sales Kickoff Living on the edge during the grand showcase where partners are showcasing their products in warehousing and latest mobility solution and a list of all our sponsors
Barcodes Sales Kickoff Living on the edge during the grand showcase where partners are showcasing their products in warehousing and mobility solutions
Our platinum sponsors from Zebra and their booth from our sales kickoff showcase.
Our platinum sponsor and partners from Honeywell showcasing their latest mobility solutions at Barcodes HQ
At one of our Zebra workshops learning about new warehouse and mobility solutions, and the latest trends.

Barcodes Acquires the Ultimate ID Card Business in the UK

Posted February 19, 2019
digital-id-global
id-card-system
We are proud to announce the acquisition of Digital ID. Headquartered in Stockport, England, Digital ID is the largest ID card business in the UK. The global expansion opens the door for us to serve our global customer base across the UK and Europe. The recent acquisition combines AlphaCard Systems, a Portland based Barcodes Group company, and Digital ID, creating the world’s largest ID card company. We will leverage Digital ID’s strong access control, photo identification, and smart card technology capabilities to expand its breadth in their already robust ID business. We’ll help you learn everything you need to know about ID card systems, from how the printers work to the important advice when setting it up. You’ll be able to shop complete ID card systems designed for special industries including employee badge systems, school ID cards, for students and staff, retail membership cards, and more. The recent acquistion aligns with our strategic initiative to be a best-in-class platform and continue to grow into the largest global solution provider in barcode, mobile computing, RFID, and ID solutions. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions and we will be happy to help.
digital-id-uk
barcodes

RACO is now Barcodes! See Customer Benefits Below.

Posted January 25, 2019

Customer Benefits

Barcodes is proud to announce RACO is now Barcodes! Please read our customer benefits below for more info! Feel free to also contact us if you have any questions!

Business as Usual
RACO’s rebrand to Barcodes simply means you have more resources and support at your disposal. You’ll continue to receive your industry leading sales and support staff. Aside from a new email address for your dedicated Account Manager, it is business as usual.

Customer Service
We are, first and foremost, customer-focused and measure our success by how well we deliver quality solutions that meet each customer’s unique needs. We dedicate an Account Executive or Account Manager to every managed account. Complete customer satisfaction is our top priority.

Integration Services
We have the largest professional services team in the industry. Our deployment and installation services manage device roll outs from cradle to grave. With a Midwest configuration office outside Minneapolis, MN and services offices across North America, we enable you to realize the full value of your technology through dedicated, efficient deployment management, full service onsite installation and training, and lifecycle support so that your teams have immediate and full use of their mission critical devices.

TrueSupport
This platinum support service provides you with guaranteed help desk access, technical support, and repair management. Our experienced TrueSupport teams maintain many industry certifications to help you triage device issues and manage the repair process for you.

Supplier Relationships
Barcodes holds premier partner relationships with all the top brands and has close working relationships with many of the OEM engineering teams. These relationships enable us to deliver inventory ahead of competitors, offer the best technologies available in the industry, provide quick fixes to device issues even if it requires engineering support, and offer competitive pricing for small to large projects while maintaining industry-leading service and support.

Digital Platform
Our customers have access to the most robust digital platform in the industry. Our online platform consists of our website for secure ordering, authorized team logins and special pricing, an online portal for returning and tracking devices in services, and asset management software to track assets.

Technical Knowledge
We have deep technical knowledge and industry certifications to help you design, deploy and support your barcoding, RFID and printing solutions.

Experience & Financial Stability
We started in 1994 as a barcode integrator and have grown every year since our founding. We have tens of thousands of active customers, from SMB’s to Fortune 100 clients. Our largest customer accounts for only a few percent of our revenues. We are one of the top 5 partners for all the key brands in barcoding and RFID and we are backed by a top-tier private equity fund with capital for investment.

RACO is now Barcodes- FAQs

Posted January 25, 2019

Customer FAQs

Barcodes is proud to announce RACO is now Barcodes! Please read our FAQs below for more info! Feel free to also contact us if you have any questions!

Q: Will the RACO contact information that I have continue to work?
A: The phone information will remain the same as you have now. The email addresses that you have will change to the @barcodesinc.com domain. It is okay if you don’t update to the new email address immediately. The old email address will forward to the new email address for long after this branding change. Emails received from Barcodes will be from the @barcodesinc.com email domain.

Q: Will we need a new W-9 from you?
A: No. The current W-9 is not affected by this branding change.

Q: Will payables made out to RACO Industries still work?
A: Yes. Payable information is not affected by this branding change.

Q: Are we required to have an updated Tax Exemption certificate as a result of this change?
A: No. The current Tax Exemption certificate is not affected by this branding change.

Q: If we need to update our supplier records, who should we contact?
A: The best contact for this information is your Barcodes account executive.

BARCODES, INC. ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT BY ODYSSEY INVESTMENT PARTNERS

Posted January 23, 2019

CHICAGO, January 23, 2019 – Barcodes, Inc. announced today that Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC invested in the Company to acquire it from Cortec Group.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Chicago, Barcodes is a leading solution provider of products, software, and services used to automate the supply chain. The Company’s solutions enable businesses to digitally capture and act on data related to their assets, people, and transactions.  Barcodes has historically sold to small and medium-sized businesses, and more recently, is also serving large enterprises in the design, deployment, and support of supply chain automation. The Company’s products, which include barcoding, RFID, mobile devices, networking, and related technology peripherals, enable customers to improve productivity and the customer experience in their businesses. To deploy and maintain these devices, Barcodes offers value-added services including system design, configuration, integration, and technical support services. For more information on, please contact us

CEO Daniel Nettesheim and the management team will continue to lead the business under Odyssey’s ownership and have invested in the transaction.  Mr. Nettesheim has been an owner of the business since 2005. 

Mr. Nettesheim said: “The Company continues to provide the latest technology and services to make it easy for our customers to quickly automate and improve their operations and customer experiences. Cortec has played a critical role in funding our investments and helping us to drive strategic growth. We are excited to now partner with Odyssey given their experience and track record of driving growth in market leading companies.”  

Craig Staub, a Managing Principal of Odyssey, said: “Barcodes has built leading platforms in highly fragmented and growing markets, and is led by a deep and experienced leadership team. We are excited to pursue an aggressive growth strategy to capitalize on Barcodes’ unique business model, incorporating industry leading websites, deep technical expertise and value-added professional services.” 

About Barcodes, Inc.  

Barcodes, Inc. with corporate offices across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., is a leading information technology solution provider with more than a 20-year history of providing products and services to automate businesses. Barcodes has partnered with private equity firms to leverage their capital and experience to drive strategic growth.  

For more information contact:  

Lorna Malja, Marketing Manager 

[email protected]

312.582.4893

Honeywell’s PM43 Industrial Printer Improves Warehouse Printing and Productivity

Posted June 22, 2018

pm-43-1

Honeywell’s Intermec PM43 improves warehouse printing and productivity by offering you reliable performance for uptime assurance, quick deployment, and fast integration.

Features & Benefits

  • Large color, multilingual, tamper-proof touchscreen or icon user interface
  • Fast printing speed of up to 12 inches per second
  • Strong rugged metal construction
  • Precision Print to print the smallest barcodes and images
  • Run apps inside the printer, eliminate the need for connected to a PC
  • Simple remote device management
  • Available in RFID enabled configurations capable of encoding and printing frequency- agile RFID tags
  • Ideal for distribution centers, warehouses, manufacturing operations, and transportation centers

The PM43 industrial printer deliver proven reliability, fast drop- in deployment, and advanced connectivity to maximize your uptime. It also minimize your workforce training and device support needs with a vibrant touchscreen user interface available. Notifications are displayed right on the screen and the interface can be locked down to eliminate tampering.

Click here to see the recommended labels for the printer along with ribbons and printheads that you will need with the PM43.

Additionally, don’t forget to get the service contracts which will protect your printer and keep your printer in tip top shape to maximize uptime.

Verified Buyer Reviews
stars-1” We use the label printer everyday in our production line and with a great printer such as the PM 43. With a good quality printer that prints out clear label it make our production line flow a lot faster.”

stars-2“Printing bar-codes is very important to our company, essentially if any of our bar-code machine goes down we will be in trouble, the PM43 was fast to implement and transition to. Meanwhile it produce high quality bar-codes with very fast speed.”

The Building Blocks of Success with Zebra and Barcodes

Posted June 3, 2018

Everyone knows, a strong foundation is the key to any business.  You need the right building blocks if you’re going to plan for success. Today, that means technology solutions that helps your business grow. Barcodes have the right resource that can help your business increase productivity, mobility, and efficiency in your daily operations.

From manufacturing, logistics, transportation, along with fulfillment, retail and hospitality, companies are evaluating and investing in the latest technology and solutions. Our solutions can find ways to help you streamline your workforce and bring you the return on investment you are looking for.
Our solutions can help you:pyramid

  • Find the right mobile device
  • Choose compatible hardware to work alongside mobile device
  • Integrate your devices into your business environment and custom applications
  • Configure, manage and maintain device remotely
  • Increase productivity, reduce error with speech-based voice-directed solutions
  • Enable your IoT strategy

Offering a total package from start to finish with consulting services, Zebra Technologies and Barcodes Inc. can help you deploy the right solution. Together we have the equipment and software that will put you ahead of your competition.

Feel free to schedule a time through email or phone to discuss the areas of your business that you want to improve with us and we will love to show you how Barcodes, Inc. can help achieve your goals.

Free Webinar! The Next Big Thing: How the MC3300 Can Help You Optimize Your Supply Chain

Posted March 8, 2018

Come join us in a free webinar with Zebra Technologies, where you will learn how the new MC3300 Mobile Computer can help your daily operation become more efficient and profitable. This is a MUST-SEE webinar to learn about the product and how it can stream line your daily tasks to free up time and labor.

Thursday, March 15 at 11-11:30AM CST
Presented by Dan Gonzales
Senior Sales Engineer, Zebra Technologies

You will also have the opportunity to ask our product experts any questions that you might have.

Screenshot_5

Register Now to reserve a space and feel free to reach out to our dedicated account managers if you have any questions.

Older Posts »