Everything listed under: 1-Tool & Equipment Asset Tracking

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    Is Your Company Losing Construction Tools and Equipment?

    This white paper asks the question: How can construction companies reduce accidental asset loss?It will begin by providing a worksheet that can be used to estimate the financial impact that missing tools and equipment are having on your business before looking at the most common asset tracking methods being practiced today and how they’re largely ineffective.  Read More...

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    Tracking Industrial Batteries and Charging Equipment Using QR Codes

    Batteries used in consumer devices are not designed to operate in industrial environments. Industrial applications require ruggedized batteries that can operate in extreme temperatures. Businesses around the world spend a substantial amount every year to acquire industrial batteries and charging equipment for their devices.To get the most out of these equipment, asset managers must come up with a plan to continuously track them.   Read More...

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    5 Easy Steps to Get Started with Barcoding Tools and Equipment

    Tracking equipment and tools manually are both an effort-intensive and time-consuming task. Plus manual systems are highly prone to errors. To help their managers improve operational efficiency, businesses barcode their assets and equipment.   Read More...

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    How to Track the Location of Your Roll Off Containers Using an App

    Waste management companies invest a substantial amount in acquiring roll-off containers. To get the most out of their containers, asset managers must know the current and past location of every asset. To help managers make informed decisions, businesses must invest in setting up an advanced asset tracking system that uses asset tagging software and other advanced tools to generate critical data.Asset tracking methods: An overview Most businesses around the world either use QR code inventory...  Read More...

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    5 Ways to Make Your Facility More Eco-Friendly

    According to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), buildings accounted for 28 percent of global carbon emissions in 2018. Unsustainable design and the use of low-efficiency technologies are partly to blame for the problem. But how can you put up or maintain an eco-friendly facility to minimize environmental degradation while enhancing long-term operational efficiency?   Read More...

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    10 Ways Flood Damage Restoration Companies Benefit from Asset Tracking

    Flooding is a major concern in the US. Every year, flash floods cause extensive damage to property in the country. When flood waters start receding, flood damage restoration companies enter the scene.   Read More...

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    7 Ways to Protect Fixed Assets Against Theft

    The theft of fixed assets is a multifaceted security challenge that different types of organizations have to confront day to day. From medical devices in hospitals and computers in schools or business premises to bulldozers on construction sites and inventories in warehouses—there is the need to implement technical, physical, and logical antitheft measures to prevent the loss of expensive and business-critical tools. While each unique asset security strategy has its inherent characteristics and ...  Read More...

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    6 Ways Technology is Influencing Architecture & Construction

    The Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry has been on a steady growth trajectory for some time, buoyed by increased urbanization and the rising demand for commercial buildings and massive infrastructure in towns and cities. According to a McKinsey Global Institute Report, there's much more room for growth in this economy, which can generate an additional $1.6 trillion by adopting productivity-enhancing technology.But what operational aspects or processes do you need to autom...  Read More...

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    Top 20 Tools Most Contractors Wish They Had

    Everyone knows the most common tools contractors use every day, but there are also some more unusual tools that can save a considerable amount of time and money if you have them to hand in the right time at the right place. Here's a guide to some of those less obvious tools that can really save the day. So take your game to the next level by investing in this equipment for your business.1.   Read More...

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    Tracking and Managing Industrial Equipment on Your Smartphone

    Theft of industrial or construction site equipment is a growing concern. Heavy equipment theft is, in fact, a thriving crime given the value and huge windows of opportunity at sprawling industrial locations or construction sites.In the United States, the total value of industrial equipment stolen or missing is estimated to be between $300 million and $1 billion. Accurate estimates are difficult to obtain given lack of data, but any number in this range is enough to harm the bottom lines of the b...  Read More...

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    Don’t Get Soaked. Track Your Marine Equipment with Waterproof QR Codes

    QR codes or quick response codes is a popular system for asset management. For those of you who need a bit more insight, QR codes are those black and white matrix codes you scan using your mobiles. QR codes have a broad range of applications and often are used in online wallets, on bottles of wine, luggage tags, and so on.QR codes are a great system for asset management and are used in a broad range of industries.   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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    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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    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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    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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    Comparing BarCloud vs. GoCodes vs. GigaTrak for Asset Tracking

    An overview of modern asset tracking systemsMost modern companies whether they are big or small possess physical assets that need to be tracked, managed and monitored. From printers, laptops, screens to trucks and vehicles, every piece of equipment or hardware that the company has invested in needs to be monitored. About ten years ago, asset tracking was mainly conducted using spreadsheets and manual methods.   Read More...

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    Automate Equipment Handover in Your Warehouse Using a Smartphone

    An overview of smart equipment handoverAutomating equipment handover and asset management is slowly becoming a widespread practice across multiple industries. Managing project handovers in a smooth and efficient manner is necessary for ensuring timeliness, safety, and quality of service. Material movement in warehouses needs to be monitored and recorded.   Read More...

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    Freshen Up Your Water Purification Equipment Tracking Using QR Codes and an App

    Importance of equipment tracking systemsWithout implementing a robust asset management and tracking system companies stand to lose not only time but money and resources. Be it physical assets on the field, office equipment, tools or software, asset tracking reduces your costs of administration, improves customer service and streamlines working processes. Before the dawn of modern technologies like cloud database, QR codes and smartphone apps, asset tracking and management was a rigorous, labor-i...  Read More...