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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.

Tech Tip Tuesday: Free Barcode Scanning App on iPhone and iPad

Posted March 5, 2019
Scan to spreadsheet screen shots of a free barcode scanning app on iPhone and iPad Here is one of the paid iPhone and iPad app of the day that you can download for free on March 5, 2019. Originally, $5.99, “Scan to Spreadsheet” app allows users to scan barcodes into spreadsheets with their apple devices. This simple barcode scanning app allows users to do basic inventory, asset tracking, and attendance, on any spreadsheet using the barcode scanner on your phone. Use this for inventory, cycle count, marketing event scanning, attendance, or other times where scanning to make a list is necessary. Spreadsheet barcode scanning. 1. Scan. 2. Email. 3. Inventory, Attendance, or any Spreadsheet Done! A great option for bring your own device (BYOD) barcode scanning and/or inventory. Email CSV or MS Excel XML formats from your phone, iPad, or iPod, then share to Google Drive and open with Google sheets. Records GPS coordinates of each scan. Separates the barcode into different columns using the Parse / Delimiter feature. For example, create a barcode with information separated by a comma. When scanned, the information will go do different columns; like First Name, Last Name and Email. The date and time is recorded for each scan. Use the validation feature to catch duplicate scan, limit scans to only values in a lookup table, or fill the spreadsheet with information from the lookup table when a matching scan is found. Iphone XR Front View Color BlackBarcode symbology supported;
  • QR Code
  • Data Matrix
  • EAN / UPC
  • PDF417 (drivers license)
– Code 3 of 9 (*10 to 15 characters max) – Code 128 (*20 characters max) Download Scan to Spreadsheet here. Contact us if you need a more advanced barcode scanning system and want to learn how it can help you enhance your daily operations.

From Windows to Android: Time for a New Game Plan

Posted July 31, 2018

The well-traveled path is coming to an end and how is your business preparing for it?

Since 2010, enterprises have bought more than 15 million mobile units and 99 percent is with a Windows-Embedded OS. Microsoft has announced the dissolution of Windows Mobile OS Development and support will be coming to an end. Check out the table below for the Microsoft end of support timeline.

Enterprise customers are taking this opportunity to re-architect and modernize their mobile applications and solutions. Now is the time to take action! Overall, migrating from Windows to Android can improve user experience, applications, management, security, cross-platforms, and the incorporation of business analytics.

If you have any of the current devices below, follow the recommended transition to the new Android Platform and see how your modernized workforce provides better efficiency, productivity, and security.

TC56 is the next evolution in enterprise touch computing with the ultimate scanning performance has:

  • Maximum 5 in. display size
  • Ultimate scanning performance 1D & 2D codes
  • Automatically capture and process documents
  • Rugged and ready for business
  • Power Precision+ Battery for power and manageability

 

 

 

 

TC75x Maximum data entry with a more robust enterprise OS which also includes:

  • SimulScan Document Capture allowing easy capture for barcodes, images, and signatures
  • Superior audio quality and functionality
  • Robust and rugged for all day use
  • Lightning fast capture of 1D & 2D barcodes
  • Best in field service

 

What You Need to Know About California Prop 65 And How We Can Help!

Posted July 24, 2018

What is California Prop 65?warning

  1. Prop 65 is a proposition that requires all businesses to provide a clear and reasonable warning before exposing individuals in California to any chemical listed by the state for its potential to cause cancer or reproduce toxicity.
  2. The warning must name at least one of the chemicals for which the warning is being provided
  3. Specify the chemicals which is known to cause cancer or reproductive harm
  4. Include a triangular symbol (available for download here) to the left of the warning and the word “WARNING” in all capital letters and bold type
  5. New regulations go into effect August 30, 2018
  6. If a business is found to be in violation of Proposition 65, a court may order the business to stop committing the violation. The business is also subject to civil penalties of up to $2,500 per day for each violation.

Compliance with Prop 65 can be challenging given the complexity of the new requirements, but the best way to manage your company’s Prop 65 liability is to minimize the risk of being sued in the first place.

How Barcodes, Inc. Can Help:

We have the printers, labels and the label software that you need to either print your own Prop 65 warning labels or purchase pre-printed labels and allow us to do the work for you. Click on any of the images to lead you to the products that can help you get in compliance with Prop 65.

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Epson TM-C3500                                DP-1                                   Consumables                  BarTender Label Software
12Color Printer

Feel free to email Alyce Miller at [email protected] or call 312-765-8855, if you have any questions or need a quote with any of the above.

 

Tech Tip Tuesday – Modernizing Your Warehouse with Zebra

Posted July 17, 2018

It’s hard to keep up with business when yesterday’s device weren’t made for today’s demands.

E-commerce is booming- Competition is Increasing – Delivery times are demanding
Today’s worker can use a more modern interface, it can provide faster performance, increased productivity, and workforce agility.

Barcodes can help you find newer device, provide better support, and secure operations to let nothing stop your business.

Click the presentation icon below and find out how Barcodes, Inc. and Zebra can give you the edge that you need to keep up with business today and beat out the rest of the competitions!

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Tech Tip Tuesday: 2D Barcodes The Advantages of Adding a New Dimension – Ebook

Posted July 10, 2018

Barcodes can be found on everything from consumer goods, mailing labels, coupons, driver licenses, airline, train, or concert tickets. They convey complex data in a compact machine readable format. As technology advances, so has barcodes adding on a new dimension allows businesses to store more information on their products.

2D barcodes store data both vertically and horizontally unlike the average 1D barcode. In a smaller space, they can hold much more data than just 1D codes.

The Advantages of 2D Barcodes In the Warehouse:

  1. Streamline Shipping and Recieving with quick scans in any direction
  2. Boost Pick and Pack with 2D barcodes and scanners- an increased in speed and accuracy in your daily operation
  3. Track and Trace Components with 2D barcodes which can hold much more information such as serial and lot numbers, plant location, date, and more!
  4. Increase Efficiency and Productivity

Read this ebook to learn how 2D barcodes can help you and your business run more efficiently and increase accuracy in the warehouse.

Let us know if you have any questions and speak with our barcodes experts to help you find the solution that best fit your business.

Click on the icon below to view ebook!

Tech Tip Tuesday: Money Back, Money Back! Go Zebra Trade In Program

Posted April 17, 2018

Screenshot_2Did you know that Zebra have a program that can help you save up to $550 per printer when you trade up to the latest Zebra printer to keep your operation running smoothly and efficiently? Outdated printer hold back operations and cost you time and money, so when it’s time for an upgrade Zebra makes it easy.

Upgrade and Save in 4 easy Steps with Barcodes Inc Puzzle BiFold DRAFT (NEW):

1. Contact our Dedicated solution providers at Barcodes Inc

2. Purchase a Qualified Product

3.  Submit your Reclaim Form

4. Trade in Your Legacy Devices

After submitting the claim you can log on to Go Zebra to check on your claim status to when you will receive your rebate. It’s that simple! Any questions feel free to reach out to our dedicated solution providers at Barcodes Inc.

The table below shows examples of how much you can save with the Go Zebra Trade- in Program when you purchase a new Zebra printer.

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To learn more about our Zebra printers, visit us at: https://www.barcodesinc.com/zebra/zebra-barcode-printers.htm

*Update: There’s a new update on the program eligibility, please check in with our dedicated solution providers on eligible products.

Tech Tip Tuesday: Contract & Services

Posted April 10, 2018

When purchasing hardware, you should always consider any downtime and cost that it might cause if your hardware breaks. For example, if you have an MC9200 mobile computer on your operation line that broke down. What will you do? Mobile computer equipment replacements can be expensive and out of your budget.
A good tip is to always consider purchasing service contract. Service contracts can help with support, repair, and service management for your covered products so you can be back online in full production as soon as possible.

Replacements are expensive so why not use Barcodes’ repair services? we’ll manage your repair process so that it’s worry-free from the beginning to end with TrueSupport.

Barcodes TrueSupport is a platinum support service that provides guaranteed helpdesk access, technical support, repair, and management for covered products. TrueSupport lets you focus on your business knowing our technical experts can help on support and repair management.

Don’t forget to add TrueSupport to all your hardware purchases! If you have any questions on TrueSupport or want to know if your product is covered, please contact our dedicated account managers for a quote or a solution.