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    It's not too Late to Barcode your School Assets

    Schools are one of the most difficult scenarios to manage in terms of asset tracking and management. Schools have always been targets of asset theft and misplacement which has resulted in huge losses.In a survey conducted in 2013 at the Shelby County School in Tennessee revealed that about $48 million worth of assets was reported missing. There were more than 54,000 assets such as computers, training cars, tools and other equipment.   Read More...

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    How can Asset Tracking Software improve Customer Service

    One of the most vital metrics that decides the performance of a business is the quality of customer service. In this age of cutthroat competition, customers have a wide range of choices and thus find it incredibly easy to shift their loyalties to brands providing higher levels of consumer satisfaction.Since most consumers today are always active on the internet, they are accustomed to having a continuous flow of information and visibility of their services. Most businesses today are migrating th...  Read More...

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    Economy Booming! Don't forget to Barcode your new Tools and Equipment

    While making profits and ensuring the continuous development of the company are important signs of progress, one of the most important parameters that are often ignored by many successful companies is implementing asset tracking systems.No matter how successful your company, the lack of asset tracking capabilities can wreak havoc at any point in time. Your organizational operations might be running smoothly today, but the untimely loss or damage of equipment can lead to catastrophic failures. Ad...  Read More...

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    Safety Nets NZ: Saving Lives in New Zealand's Construction Industry

    How do workers at height protect themselves from falls? Anybody who's worked on a ladder, on roofs or scaffolding knows firsthand about the very real danger presented by heights.Falling from heights is a risk that some workers face on a daily basis, and it's an important issue; according to the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) commonly used statistics page, falls from heights (FFH) accidents are the top contributor to US construction worker deaths. In 2016, 384 out of 991,...  Read More...

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    Speed Up Summer Boat Rentals Using QR Codes

    Quick response codes or QR codes are finding a wide variety of applications, especially when it comes to marketing. The advantage of QR codes is that they are versatile and can be programmed to store different types of data. QR codes provide instant access to data.   Read More...

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    What are QR Codes For?

    QR codes or quick response codes can be seen almost anywhere today. They are essentially barcodes in the form of a two-dimensional square. You can see them on flyers, magazines, online wallets, computers, and so on.QR codes enable digital interaction on the go.   Read More...

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    Creating the Business Case for Investing in Asset Tracking

    If you have visited a brick-and-mortar store, which all of us have, then you have already seen a form of asset tracking when the cashier scans your items using a scanner.Essentially, asset tracking is nothing but keeping track of the equipment in your inventory by using barcode labels or tags that can broadcast the current location of these products. Asset tracking using barcodes require a scanner to check out the products. In case of tags, techniques like Radio Frequency Identification or RFID ...  Read More...

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    5 Advantages Of Using QR Codes To Manage Building Security Equipment

    Planning and establishing security systems for a building or facility requires careful analysis of the architecture, surveillance equipment, and sensors, determining a location for access control and other detection and integrated systems.Deployment of each and every security tool and protocol that is not only easy to use but works in a coordinated fashion is a daunting task. It calls for efficient data collection along with tracking and managing of all the tools such as CCTV cameras, monitors, ...  Read More...

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    Excavation Companies Track Robot Equipment Using Metal QR Code Tags

    Heavy duty industries employ a wide variety of tools and equipment that only require routine update and maintenance but are also extremely expensive. Such high valued equipment is often liable to theft and untimely malfunctioning. Companies, especially excavation and earth moving businesses invest a lot of time and capital in the procurement of these tools.   Read More...

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    Manage Your Aerospace Equipment Using Metal QR Codes and an App

    Aircraft require timely maintenance and replacement of parts for their smooth operations. The aerospace industry is one the most critical and high-cost industry where both the availability and performance of tools can make a difference between life and death.Under such conditions, it becomes incredibly important to utilize robust parts and equipment tracking features in the aerospace industry. The schedules and timelines of aerospace industry are tighter than usual due to such intense rise in ai...  Read More...

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    Why Are There So Many Different Types Of Barcode?

    Asset tracking is a critical function across various industries. Every business owns assets which are important investments, and smart asset tracking solutions aim at achieving maximum returns on this investment. Barcodes are one or two dimensional lines, consisting of dots or hexagons that represent specific data.   Read More...

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    Family Legacy - Transforming Lives in Zambia

    Family Legacy Missions is a faith-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping transform the lives of orphans in Zambia. Todd Weier, in charge of logistics at Family Legacy, spoke with us about the organization and his experience there."Zambia has one of the highest per capita orphan rates in the world, with a full 46% of the population under the age of 14," explained Weier, "due to the plight of HIV and AIDS in the country. It's the seventh most affected country in terms of HIV infection i...  Read More...

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    Checking In And Out Summer Rentals Using Your iPhone

    The key to enjoying a relaxing summer vacation lies in the glitch-free and seamless completion of all the logistical requirements. You don't want to be worrying about any last minute booking issues or concerns regarding the services offered while you are already in the lobby of your summer house.Staying at a summer rental has 3 basic steps:Identifying the property and location- Before you start searching for the best offers and stays, you should take a look at your requirements. What are th...  Read More...

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    Learn How To Track Kitchen Exhaust Services Using QR Codes

    Kitchen exhaust services and contractors accommodate a variety of activities such as proper cleaning and repair of exhausts and ducts, cleaning of grease and other deposits from the ceiling and windows, fixing of broken parts and hinges and identifying potential sources of fire and hazard among others.Both professional restaurants and domestic facilities with large kitchen spaces employ professional exhaust services. The cleanup and maintenance usually requires an entire day and needs to be sche...  Read More...

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    How to Get Started with Barcoding at Your School

    Organizations big and small invest significant capital and time in the procurement and maintenance of their assets. Hence, it becomes critical to continuously track their location and status to safeguard against loss of asset and malfunctioning during operation.Maintaining the efficiency and fault-free operations of any organization requires a robust asset tracking system. This is undoubtedly true for schools.   Read More...

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    Track Medical Samples Using QR Codes and a Mobile App

    Healthcare and asset trackingHospitals and medical testing centers are institutions where management of assets like tools and medical samples are of utmost importance. Any mistake or mismanagement can have serious consequences, sometimes even death. Medical instruments, supplies, and samples are also extremely expensive and require significant investments.   Read More...

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    Manage Industrial Hoses Using Cloud-Software and Smartphones

    Most industries have strict standards on their execution time and quality. In order to maintain process efficiency, companies need to ensure that their employees have the right tools at the right time and that they are in perfect condition. Businesses also spend a lot of capital in acquiring assets like office equipment, manufacturing machines and tools, computer and network equipment, transport resources and documentation among others.   Read More...

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    Schedule Equipment Certifications and Inspections using GoCodes and QR codes

    Importance of routine equipment inspection and certificationManufacturing industries, businesses, offices and retail facilities use a variety of assets and equipment. They can be specialized tools and heavy-duty equipment or office assets like chairs and computers. Businesses invest a significant amount of capital in acquiring such operational hardware.   Read More...

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    See What's Brewing with Asset Tracking For Rental Coffee Machines

    The need for asset tracking in renting coffee machinesCoffee machines have become a staple of most modern domestic, commercial and corporate spaces. There are a wide variety of coffee machines of various specifications and brewing categories. In today‚Äôs time of diverse corporate refreshments needs and third-party office space providers, leasing or renting coffee machines makes more sense than buying one.   Read More...

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    Comparing Toolhound vs. GoCodes vs. Toolhawk for Tracking Equipment and Tools

    An overview of asset tracking and equipment management.Routine tracking of equipment is important for maintaining process efficiency and preserving resources. Companies spend a lot of capital in acquiring equipment and assets and as such must maintain them accordingly. Knowing the current status of the asset and who is using it can have multiple benefits.   Read More...

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