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    Lower Your Tax Bill: Maximizing Fixed Asset Depreciation Deductions

    If you own a business, there's an excellent chance you have an accountant who will deal with the small details of the tax code in order to minimize your tax bill or maximize your returns. It's possible you'll lose interest as soon as a term such as 'fixed asset depreciation deduction' enters a conversation, because it's someone else's job to deal with that. However, if you want to maximize your profits in 2017 and beyond, this is a part of the tax code you should be aware of, because it requires...  Read More...

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    Keep in Tune with Your Rental Instruments Using QR Barcodes and Smartphones

    When you have an instrument rental business, how well you balance the profits depends on intelligent asset tracking. Manual inventory tracking or finding out which person has rented a particular instrument involves a lot of time and effort and gives room for a lot of errors. In the business world, time is money and errors can be costly!   Read More...

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    Why Your Small Business Should Make Friends With Alexa

    Alexa is an ideal employee. She's tireless, knowledgeable, always there to help, she never gets upset, and while you might have to repeat yourself a time or two, she typically gets your message. And while you don't have to give her health insurance, or overtime, Alexa will require a lot of upkeep, and the occasional software update.   Read More...

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    Community Colleges Reduce Costs by Tracking School Assets

    Community colleges offer affordable education to those in need with free or reduced tuition. There are many benefits of a community college which offer a two-year higher education.Affordable education and housing: Students who are not able to take up the four-year college or those who cannot afford housing can greatly benefit from community colleges. Many community colleges offer free housing as well.Associate degrees: Community colleges provide associate degrees that are enough to provide jobs ...  Read More...

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    Full Steam Ahead! Track Your Marine Assets Using a Smartphone

    Having business in the marine industry is a top dollar industry. From equipment and inventory to shipping and customer service - everything has to be known right to the smallest detail, including where things are. There are plenty of reasons to track your marine assets and inventory.   Read More...

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    Bookkeepers and Accountants save Time by Automating Fixed Asset Depreciation

    Fixed asset management is key to running a successful business. Every business, regardless of its nature, invests initially in some fixed assets such as a piece of machinery or equipment.Over a period of time, the machinery or the equipment may not generate the value that was originally intended and the value of the fixed asset diminishes. Accountants and bookkeepers carry out depreciation accounting to calculate the diminishing value of fixed assets.Some reasons for depreciation of fixed assets...  Read More...

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    Lift Your Crane Rental Profits with Asset Tracking

    With the boom in new construction, equipment rental business concomitantly has grown as well. In the U.K., the construction equipment rental annual growth rate is at 3.7% with an annual revenue of £6bn. Construction industry registered impressive growth in the U.S.   Read More...

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    Asset Management: An Avenue for Growing Your IT Services Business

    In the world of managed services, there's nothing more important than doing good work for your clients. Working with an asset management solution is an affordable way to add value to your business and increase the number of services you can offer to your clients.It's more than just a way to track client inventory. A smart cloud-based asset tracking solution enables your business to provide market insights, details that can reduce your clients' costs, and data for tax deductions.With a system tha...  Read More...

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    Pipeline Companies Unearth the Benefits of Fixed Asset Management

    Pipelines are the lifelines of energy and are the foundations on which a majority of our tasks are built on. Gasoline makes travel possible be it flight, car or train. The pipelines also fuel the trucks that help groceries and supermarkets receive and store what we need.   Read More...

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    Easily Streamline Equipment Rentals Using Your Smartphone and QR Codes

    When it comes to equipment rentals, it can be a real hassle to keep up with paperwork that includes the type of item rented, who rented it, when it was rented, and so forth. What if there was a way to easy streamline equipment rentals using two things - your smartphone and QR codes?The Benefits are ManyThere are so many benefits to using QR codes for equipment rentals - some you may not have even considered but are integral to making your life easier.Inventory ManagementThe most important aspect...  Read More...

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    Industry Highlights & News: How RFIDs Are Changing the Medical Industry

    After a hospital in Scotland saved nearly half a million dollars by deploying a hybrid RFID system to track its medical inventory and historical usage, the country's National Health Service (NHS) decided to expand the asset tracking system to two other hospitals in the network.Combining Active & Passive RFID for Optimal ResultsThe hospitals expect to follow the model implemented by the Forth Valley Hospital, the first to use the system, by utilizing more than 14,000 passive RFID tags and 4,0...  Read More...

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    Easily Locate and Track Mobile Storage Units with Cloud-Software and QR Codes

    If you own and rent mobile storage units then you know how important it is to keep up with your inventory. Gone are the days where you have to log mobile storage units by hand and then try to keep up with where they are located. Not only is the old way potentially costly due to loss or theft but it is time consuming and rudimentary in execution.   Read More...

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    Read About the Latest Software for Small Businesses

    One of the latest software to hit the market for small businesses/startups is the SAP Anywhere. Small businesses/startups can sometimes have as many as ten employees. But managing multiple functions such as inventory tracking, asset tracking, and orders can be a huge challenge for small businesses.Rise of cloud based platformsCloud platforms are revolutionizing small businesses in a big way.   Read More...

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    Check Out the Latest Generation of Mobile Rental Management Solutions

    If you rent out assets, components or products, you may want to keep tabs on their location and manage repair and maintenance related tasks on them more efficiently. Mobile technology has simplified rental management, allowing companies to track the movement as well as activities of out-of-the-office assets in real-time. Smartphones and QR codes are all you need for real-time, on-demand information on assets and hassle-free management.Top challenges face by equipment rental companiesTracking ava...  Read More...

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    LimeBike Streamlines Bike Rentals with QR Codes

    Businesses are coming up with ways to implement QR codes well beyond linking the end-user to information on a product. Following the trend of QR codes being used as payment solutions, U.S. bicycle rental startup LimeBike is doing much more with their QR rollout than simply launching a webpage on a customer's smartphone.LimeBike launched in early 2017 with $12 million in venture capital funding, quickly rolling out public bike rentals in Key Biscayne, Florida and Greensboro, North Carolina.They'r...  Read More...

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    Using GoCodes to Calculate Fixed-Asset Deprecation

    This article discusses the most common ways that small and medium sized organizations use deprecation with fixed-assets such as computers, tools, equipment, furniture etc. Depreciation can become very complex and we refer readers to their government’s policy and guidelines. For the US IRS, this is covered in publication 946 here. What is deprecationDepreciation is an accounting convention that attempts to reflect the way the value of an asset declines over time through normal use.   Read More...

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    Chiropractors Adjust to Asset Tracking Using a Smartphone and QR Codes

    Chiropractic medicine is an alternative therapy and involves “hands on” approach to treating injuries and chronic conditions. Chiropractors use special maneuvers and vertebral manipulations to relieve pressure and pain on joints. Other than manipulations using hands, chiropractors use a wide range of equipment in their offices.   Read More...

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    Score Karma Points by Automating Your Charity's Warehouse Logistics Using QR Codes

    Back in 1994 when Quick Response (QR) codes were first designed, they were intended for tracking inventory, specifically to track assembly line vehicles and scan auto components. The technology was initially feasible only for large organizations, but it didn't take long for them to expand to a number of applications and help small businesses in diverse industries track their equipment. Today, QR codes have become universally accessible to businesses as they are easily scannable via smartphones a...  Read More...

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    Apple iOS11 Set to Accelerate Adoption of QR Codes

    It’s no secret that America adopted the use of QR codes later than other countries. Despite their launch earlier on in 2011, their usage in print newspaper and magazines did them no justice, and they were mostly unpopular. In China and India, QR Codes usage is very popular with platforms such as Alipay and WeChat scanning them for mobile payments, adding friends and downloading other programs.   Read More...

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    Do You Need Asset Tracking For Your Church?

    A church is, quite literally, doing the Lord’s work and they need all the help they can get. The church has many expensive and inexpensive artifacts, electronics, books, musical instruments, office equipment and church furniture such as tables and books that need to be protected from theft. Recently, churches have been sued over falls, slips and altar calls.   Read More...

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