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    Easily Track the Locations of Your Portable Bathrooms, Restrooms, and Conveniences

    Portable bathrooms date back to World War II! Once used on ships, portable bathrooms have now evolved and cater to wide-ranging requirements.Earlier constructed only from metal and wood that were heavy, now these portable bathrooms come in lightweight materials and plenty of customization. Now portable bathrooms are designed to fit into trailers that can easily transport them between locations.   Read More...

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    Lift Your Heavy Equipment Hoist Maintenance & Safety Certifications to the Next Level

    Close to 5000 workplace-related injuries were reported by the Bureau of Labor in 2016. About 40% of these related to heavy equipment in the transport industry. Heavy equipment and vehicles accounted for a lot of injuries and fatalities in the past as well.   Read More...

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    Get Gassed About Automating Fuel Tank Rentals Using QR Codes and a Smartphone

    Fuel tank rental business owners need to deal with challenges on an ongoing basis. Fluctuating rental prices, the indirect impact of changing fuel supplies and rates, competition, and increasing demand due to larger fleets are some of the crucial challenges.The demand for fuel tank rentals is in proportion to the rise in generator use, growing fleet sizes, and a booming construction business to name a few. This is especially true in North America where new mining and fracking operations are crea...  Read More...

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    Spring Break Is The Perfect Time To Implement Asset And Inventory Tracking!

    Educational institutions can function well when the infrastructure, technology, and management are of top quality. More than 76 million students are enrolled as of 2017 across the US. where managing resources optimally is a challenge.A huge list of assets are usually managed by schools, including elaborate gym facilities, tech-enabled classrooms that have screens, projectors, laptops, tablets, laboratories, sports facilities, libraries and much more.Often, with busy schedules schools do not find...  Read More...

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    Off the grid? How to track assets and inventory when there's no data network or WiFi

    Do you need to track and manage assets and inventory in remote areas? Places like Northern Canada, remote desert locations, mountains etc.? If so, it can be a challenge using cloud based asset tracking solutions that require an Internet network connection.While technical solutions can allow for users to keep local copies of the asset and inventory database, it becomes challenging to reliably manage keeping all these copies of the data in synchronization.   Read More...

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    Not getting a map when you scan a GoCode? Here's how to check your phones location settings

    IntroductionSometimes a phone needs to have some settings changed so that the GPS location information is automatically sent to GoCodes when a QR code is scanned.Note: There are two scenarios where GoCodes captures location information:1) Public scanning is when any person with any app can scan the GoCodes QR code to send an optional message and update the location. 2) Logged in users will see location updates any time they update asset information, for example by checking an asset in/out o...  Read More...

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    Track Customer Service Kiosk Locations, Service Requests, And Maintenance Using An App

    Customer self-service kiosks are an ideal way to draw in more footfalls and sales. Apps and kiosks have been used across industries to optimize efficiency and speed up service.Kiosks are used to inform customers of the latest products and exhibitions while making interactive presentations possible.When multiple kiosks are spread across the field, manual tracking of each one of them individually becomes difficult. It is also challenging to keep pace with numerous service requests and maintenance ...  Read More...

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    Asset & Inventory Tracking Software: Cloud-Based Solutions vs. On-Site Installation

    IntroductionWhen it comes to asset and inventory tracking, strategy is important! Your tracking solution is a critical aspect of your business, and your plan around its deployment and growth is as important as every other piece of your business plan.The inventory and asset tracking solution for your business needs to be smart and consistent, meaning that each machine using it shares a common database. Solving the technical challenges of setting up a functional system may not be something that an...  Read More...

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    5 Tips for Creating an Effective Tool Crib for Tool Crib Administrators

    “The right tool for the right job in the right way makes all the difference” according to a famous adage. To be able to use the appropriate tool, it is critical that it should be found quickly and efficiently. Whether an auto racing business or manufacturing, every business depends on being able to procure, maintain tracking, and use the tools efficiently.While businesses depend on an array of tools to carry out day to day crucial tasks, organizing them on a constant basis so that ea...  Read More...

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    Automate Specialty Parts Rental, Loan and Leasing Using QR Codes and Cloud-Software

    Cutting-edge technology and innovation are the two essentials of every business in the digital age of today. Custom-made parts and specialty products help businesses take their production and efficiency to the next level.As a specialty parts rental business owner, you obviously deal with the latest in the industry and some of the rare, custom-made components. Whether it is in agriculture or racing, a wide variety of specialty components make all the difference in day to day operations and busine...  Read More...

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    Facts about GPS tracking using QR codes, RFID/NFC, Bluetooth & GSM/SMS

    We get regular questions about how our GPS tracking solution works and how it compares to other solutions on the market. It’s a great question and one that confuses a lot of people who misunderstand the capabilities and limitations of the different technologies upon which solutions are based.We created this article to quickly explain the different technologies, how they work, their limitations and where best to apply them.Introduction to Asset Tracking TechnologiesHere’s a list of the most commo...  Read More...

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    New Feature: Using GoCodes to Track Inventory Quantities

    Introduction to Inventory TrackingNow you can use GoCodes to easily track the quantity on-hand for inventory items. We have made it easy for customers to setup inventory tracking features, setup initial inventory quantities along with price and other information.Once you have the inventory tracking feature setup, just scan the GoCodes QR code label on the inventory item using our mobile app. You will be presented with a pop-up which shows you the name of the inventory, quantity on-hand as well a...  Read More...

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    New Feature: How to Enable Scheduled Service Notification Emails for your Assets

    IntroductionWe have just released a new feature that will allow GoCodes customers to setup and receive email notifications when an asset is due for a scheduled service task or event. The email notifications will be sent when:The customer account has the feature enabled in 'Settings-Customization'One or more assets have a Next Service Date value that matches today's dateThe email notifications will be sent to the following email addresses:All Group Admin User login email addressesAll Group Admin ...  Read More...

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    Asset Lifecycle Management – When To Repair, Replace Or Retire Assets

    Assets are a critical part of every business and managing them efficiently is necessary for the bottom line. Life-cycle management of assets is important to know what stage the assets are at. Assets have multiple stages in their life-cycle that can include “on order” which means the asset will be shortly available for use, “In Stock” where the asset is available, asset under repair, asset that is being replaced and a retired or disposed asset which is no longer in use.Making the right decisions ...  Read More...

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    How to Choose The Best Asset Barcode Labels for Your Fixed Asset Project

    IntroductionAsset tagging is a vital part of preventing theft and loss, and can sometimes help with the recovery of items which are stolen. Asset tags are placed on fixed items such as machinery or computers, and can help keep track of everything from when an employee checks out a laptop to take on a business trip to the last time a forklift's oil was changed. Tags can also help keep track of when equipment was purchased for deprecation or, in some states, tangible property tax purposes.   Read More...

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    Tracking Heavy Equipment and Fleet Using GoCodes Real-Time GPS Tracker

    Projects that involve use of heavy equipment including constructions are high value and in 2016 involved an expenditure of $305 billion expenditure in the U.S. Industries that use heavy equipment or fleet of vehicles can range from construction industry that builds railways, dams, roads and buildings to geological surveying and fracking. The construction industry alone accounts for more than 4% of total GDP in the U.S.Such industries need to maintain their assets including heavy equipment and fl...  Read More...

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    Strategies to Improve Your Small Business Cybersecurity

    The digital age allows businesses of all sizes to explore their potential. The latest applications allow for easier employee communication, sophisticated data storage, as well as coordinating organizational logistics. Effectively, going digital catapults small business owners into larger markets on a national and global scale.   Read More...

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    If It Ain't Broke Don't Fix It – What Is An Equipment Maintenance Log And Why Is It Important?

    Equipment are the critical part of every business or industry. While many believe in the often quoted “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it” the importance of regular maintenance cannot be stressed enough. Whether in construction, healthcare or other domains, a considerable amount is usually invested in equipment and lack of upkeep can affect the bottom line.Why invest in equipment maintenance?As with everything else, an ounce of prevention is better than tons of cure when it comes to equipment maint...  Read More...

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    How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Your Business Travel in the U.S.

    Running business processes, managing branch operations, and collaborating with different clients often involves traveling to different places. Do you travel extensively for your business? Do you find yourself on a plane every other week?   Read More...

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    New System for Tracking Dentures at Nursing Homes

    A new system of tracking dentures in people living in nursing homes will be available soon, dental prosthetic provider Nobilium announced recently. Using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology from Syrma technology, the system was designed to help nursing homes meet certain regulatory standards as well as locate missing dentures.Difficulties in Identifying DenturesProviding dentures to nursing home patients has traditionally been problematic since they could get lost or returned to the...  Read More...

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