Why Real-Time Inventory Is Important

We all know that there are several ways to report and manage one’s inventory whether it is real-time, end of day, end of week or just some simple internal process that may work for your business. As your business grows the importance of real-time information is...

The Potential Effect of Cloud Computing on the Whole Economy

Hundreds of companies have seen tremendous benefits by upgrading to the cloud. Could the economy as a whole be next? It certainly has been a rough few weeks on Wall Street. Yesterday the Dow fell more than 400 points amidst global economic fears. According to this...

History of Barcodes Part 2

In our last blog we discussed how what evenutually became the modern barcoding system first developed. Joseph Woodward’s idea was eventually issued a patent in 1952 but as you can see from the patent Woodward didn’t call his invention a barcoding system....

You Can Now Create & Print Barcodes From Your Handheld Device!

Scout Inc. is pleased to announce the latest addition to its topShelf inventory management software. You can now create and print a barcode directly from a wireless barcode scanner. Any items that come into your warehouse that aren’t barcoded can have a barcode...

How an Automated Inventory System Saves Time & Money

Do you remember seeing ads from a company called Power Balance that proudly boasted how much your flexibility and strength would be enhanced simply by wearing their wristband? Shockingly that did not turn out to be entirely true. Or even remotely true. The Los Angeles...

History of Barcodes Part 1

Believe it or not the first thing that ever had a barcode on it was a beach. According to this article by the Economic History Association the inspiration for what eventually became today’s barcoding system sparked in the late 1940s. A young man named Joseph...

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