Everything listed under: 1-Tool & Equipment Asset Tracking

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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...

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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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    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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    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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    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 to Get Started with Asset Management in 2018

    The year 2018 is seen as a good time to build up savings, reduce debts, and optimize earnings! Most industries, including construction, healthcare, social assistance, and personal care are expected to witness fast growth, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With more jobs being created and dynamic policies to boost financial growth, businesses will need to focus intensely on their financial well-being.Businesses will need to acquire skills in new technology implementation, logisti...  Read More...

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    Plan Your Infrastructure Maintenance & Repair Tasks Using QR Codes

    More than four million miles of public roads crisscross the U.S. and more than three trillion miles were driven on these in 2016! More than six hundred thousand bridges made of steel, concrete and other materials support transportation across the country.   Read More...

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    Track Your Civil Engineering Project Heavy Equipment Using QR Code Tags

    Civil engineering projects in the U.S. resulted in $305 billion expenditure in 2016. Involving large scale construction of dams, buildings, facilities such as railroads, airports, harbors, laying of pipelines and sewage systems.   Read More...