Tech Tip Tuesday: Choosing the Right Supplies

Posted July 16, 2019
Maxmize printer uptime with the Honeywell supplies!

Don’t let supplies get in the way of operational efficiency! Maximize your uptime with Honeywell genuine print media where you can be assured you’ll get high quality, durable media with more efficiency and reduced cost. Applying the right supplies can extend the life of your printer which can reduce cost in the long run.

Honeywell supplies a wide variety of label media to support different application needs and custom solutions that are tailored to what you need in-house. Their selection of genuine labels, tags, receipts, and ribbons supports a wide range of barcode printing applications from mild to harsh environments.

Barcode Labels: a wide variety of labels with their Duratherm and Duratran labels. This series of labels are easy to use and demand less user intervention. There is a label for every application whether it be healthcare, shipping, inventory tracking, general purpose, or etc.

Barcode Tags: durable, high-performance tags to support the most challenging tracking applications. Delivers excellent print quality on either direct thermal or thermal transfer printers.

Wristbands: wristbands help provide the positive patient identification that hospitals require in order to reduce errors. Has superb resistance to soaps, hand sanitizers, moisture, and other common exposures to ensure there is an accurate scan.

Ribbons: help produce sharp text and barcodes on a broad range of materials, both paper and films, all the while keeping excellent durability. Their ribbons are engineered to provide optimum performance.

Long Term Benefits:

  • More printer uptime with a lower total cost of ownership
  • Increased ROI based on extended printer life

Contact our product specialists to find out how to extend the life of your printer. If you have special requirements, or lack of access to on-demand printing capabilities in-house, our team can help. For a limited time right now, you can get 15% off supplies with code SUPPLIES19 through 07/19*.

*15% OFF all printing supplies is available online only at Barcodesinc.com through July 19, 2019 at 11:59 pm CST. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Offer valid on web pricing only. This offer does not apply to existing quotes. One time use. Online use only.

ICYMI: Transforming Retail with RFID

Posted January 24, 2019

In case you missed our webinar today on Transforming Retail with RFID, you can revisit the webinar from the video below.

With the changing face of retail, stores are banking on the shift to upgrades to improve the customer journey.

Some Drivers for RFID Adoption are:

  • Inventory Accuracy
  • Real Time Data
  • Loss Detection
  • Product Location
  • Pick/Pack Accuracy
  • Electronic Proof of Delivery
  • Authentication and Anti- Counterfeiting

Some major retailers have already deployed RFID to their stores such as Target, Lululemon, Macy’s, Walmart, and more.

Proven business benefits includes better inventory accuracy, reduce cycle count time, reduce receiving time, improved conversion rate, increased units and sales. Ultimately visibility equals customers can find what they want to buy so associates have more time to spend with the customers and find items more quickly.

Watch our webinar to see how the RFID data that are being collected are transforming retail in our stores today! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions on the process or products that you need.

Honeywell Autocube- Make Every Square Inch Count

Posted August 14, 2018

Manual measurements on shipping packages can be time consuming and prone to human errors which can lead to lower productivity, reduce operational efficiency, and an increase to shipping chargebacks.

The Honeywell AutoCube 8200 instantly and accurately captures the dimensions of any package, enabling you or your employees to reduce errors, chargebacks, and optimize warehouse storage space.

  1. Instant and precise measurements are quickly transmitted to shipping applications to accurately bill customers
  2. Eliminates measurements of packages- enabling cost savings and productivity gains, while reducing error
  3. Optimize vehicle and warehouse space
  4. Improve workflows to eliminate human errors
  5. Faster return on investments from ensuring maximum uptime and increased operational efficiencies
  6. Gain critical business insights into your business

The Autocube 8200 solution sets new standards for dimension accuracy, efficiency, versatility, and affordability. This fixed dimensioning system with its ability to quickly and effectively measure objects in any orientation makes it a great add-on for warehouses and shipping stations.

See how AutoCube 8200 can provide an accurate way to dimension your packages for shipping with the clip below.

For availability, contact us at Barcodes Inc.

 

AutoCube 8200: Honeywell’s Newest Product for Volume Shippers

Posted August 30, 2017

stand-8200Capturing dimensions can be a very manual process. The new Honeywell: AutoCube 8200 takes a 3D picture of the package, captures the dimensions prior to shipping and populates those fields into the carrier’s application. This small digital camera has a compact design that can be mounted on a pole which can be placed onto existing scales. Its ability to take instant measurements in any orientations speeds up workflow to be able to ship more packages and reduce labor costs.

Benefits:

  • Increase accuracy
  • User productivity
  • Reducing shipping charge backs
  • Optimizing storage space, work flow, and planning

This fixed dimensioning system with its ability to quickly and effectively measure objects in any orientation makes it a great add-on for warehouses and shipping stations.

For availability, contact us at Barcodes Inc.

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Avery Weigh-Tronix ZT350 Mobile Dimensioning Device

Posted February 14, 2017

Avery Weigh-Tronix has just launched their new ZT350, a high precision legal for trade digital tape measure, which records, stores and transmits dimensional data. By capturing precise and detailed dimensions in any location, the ZT350 has been created to help optimize processes and profit margins for small parcel and freight operations.

High precision, affordable solution

The compact, robust device is available at a fraction of the price of other digital dimensioning tools on the market today. The ZT350 is a smart device, with the ability to store data internally or to transmit to a PC or other mobile device via Bluetooth connectivity.

With a 9 foot tape, the ZT350 is suitable for most small parcel and freight measuring requirements. Legal for trade at 0.1 inch divisions.

A easy to read color OLED display, integrated scanner, rechargeable Li-ion battery and components that can be replaced in the field make this a convenient yet cost effective dimensioning solution.
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Why Automate Your Picking Solution?

Posted August 30, 2016

Being right 99% of the time seems like a quality percentage – until you calculate what that 1% actually costs an organization.

  • Babies born annually in the United States = 3,932,181
    • At 99% accuracy 39,322 babies are sent home to the wrong parents
  • Prescriptions filled annually in the United States = 4.27 billion
    • At 99% accuracy 42.7 million Rx are filled incorrectly
  • Distribution Centers pick 250 million units annually
    • At 99% accuracy 2.5 million units are picked incorrectly
      • That’s almost 7,000 units picked incorrectly every day if working 365 days/year

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Track/Trace Solutions for the Logistics Supply Chain

Posted May 25, 2016

JDI-Logistics-Third-Party-Logistics-Supply-Chain-Solutions-Warehousing-DistributionConsumer satisfaction with the quality of your products is clearly important, but the service you provide before and after the sale is equally important to any business, but often overlooked as benefiting the bottom line. However, providing efficient tracking and tracing of shipped products enhances customer loyalty and your company image. Obviously, satisfied customers are a company’s greatest asset.

Track/Trace solutions including software and Automatic identification technologies such as barcoding and RFID are both reliable and effective in ensuring the efficient delivery of materials and components to you and to your customers.

According to Claes Fornell, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business and The American Customer Satisfaction Index, “As long as repeat business is important, and as long as customers have a chance to go somewhere else, employees must deliver high levels of satisfaction for a company to be successful.” In other words, satisfied customers often become repeat customers and one way to ensure satisfaction is to provide complete visibility from sale to delivery.

Simply stated, an efficient logistics supply chain accurately tracks and traces the delivered materials used to create finished products and then stores the inventory until picking, packing, shipping, and delivery of sold products are completed.

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