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How to Choose the Best Software for Label Printing for Your Business

By Scanco Software on Oct 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM

You probably have not set aside a lot of time pondering about software for label printing lately, and we don’t blame you. This is not a subject that business owners and managers usually focus on, but it is an important one: Far too many people assume they can buy a printer and some label software and they are ready to go. The reality of labeling solutions is a bit more complicated than that, however.

Topics: warehouse management manufacturing automation software Barcode Label Printing
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Throw the Paper Away and Improve Visibility with Sage 100 Warehouse Management

By Scanco Software on Aug 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Many warehouse managers would say that one of the main reasons for lack of warehouse visibility is that too many companies are still relying on pen and paper to record data. This is a fast-paced industry, and the hand-written spreadsheet method simply does not work anymore. It simply is not efficient and is not conducive to effective warehouse management.

Topics: warehouse management sage 100 mobility
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Hate Mispicks? Top 5 Reasons Companies Adopt a Barcode Inventory System to Eliminate Them

By Scanco Software on Jul 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM

If you were to ask a business owner to reveal the secret to their success, they may say that it lies with their sales team. You could also argue that their success is due to continued customer satisfaction. Yes, the sales team is the company’s lifeline and, if no sales are being generated, the company will be in trouble very quickly. However, if the company can’t follow up on those sales by offering first-class customer service, the company will also experience difficult times due to a lack of repeat orders and more time spent resolving customer concerns.

Topics: warehouse management barcode inventory system
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Warehouse Management Tip: Barcode Scanners

By Scanco Software on Dec 27, 2018 11:00:00 AM

These warehouse management tips and tricks offer time-saving ideas for a busy warehouse. After the holiday rush and end of year inventory, you might want to make a few changes in your warehouse management routine to improve efficiency. Adding barcode scanners is the best tip we can offer you to improve warehouse efficiency.

Topics: warehouse management
3 min read

Make Work Better, Even During the Holidays, with These Warehouse Management Tips

By Scanco Software on Dec 26, 2018 11:00:00 AM

You’ve been struggling through the holiday rush for a while now. First you had those B2B orders, now you’re working through those D2C orders and, at this point, you and your workers are starting to feel exhausted. Soon, you’ll start wondering if Santa Claus and his elves feel this tired every holiday season—and you’ll also start begrudging Santa the nearly year-long vacation that helps him prepare for the next holiday season.

Topics: warehouse management
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The Latest in Warehouse Automation Technology

By Scanco Software on May 14, 2018 1:25:21 PM

The Latest in Warehouse Automation Technology

Warehouse automation technology is developing at a rapid clip, with new developments improving inventory management and operations throughout many industries. Some of the exciting developments in warehouse automation technology include:
Topics: warehouse management barcode inventory system warehouse automation Barcode Printing and Label Software Barcode Barcode Label Printer
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How Does Enterprise Warehouse Management Software Differ from Traditional Warehouse Management Software

By Scanco Software on May 14, 2018 1:16:56 PM

How Does Enterprise Warehouse Management Software Differ from Traditional Warehouse Management Software?

Small and mid-sized warehouses and their larger, more extensive counterparts (commonly referred to as enterprise warehouses) are different in almost every manner. Yes, they all have similar processes and goals, but the way they go about processing and tracking orders is very different. Larger warehouse environments require much more communication and efficiency in order to get products moved through the warehouse, packed and shipped (accurately) in an expedient manner. One small error or delay can hold up the entire operation and significantly impact the warehouse’s production schedule, a reality many enterprises cannot afford.

Topics: warehouse management warehouse management software
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Avoid the Most Common Challenges Seen in Warehouse System Implementations

By Scanco Software on May 14, 2018 12:15:14 PM

Warehouse management systems are highly acclaimed for the numerous benefits they provide. When properly deployed, a warehouse management system can help companies reduce labor costs, improve accuracy and efficiency, and increase the visibility of workflows and inventory. A troubled or failed implementation, however, can end up costing a company valuable time and money.

Topics: warehouse management warehouse management software Cloud Mobile
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Is there a Difference Between Inventory Management and Warehouse Management?

By Scanco Software on May 14, 2018 12:11:27 PM

We hear the terms inventory management and warehouse management a lot in the manufacturing and distribution industry. While the two terms may seem to be one and the same at first glance, there are a few differences between the two. Understanding the differences between these two terms is important to warehouse managers and business owners, for the type of materials management system you use to keep track of your inventory depends on a various amount of factors that can impact your company’s efficiency and profitability.

Topics: warehouse management warehouse management software Cloud Mobile
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Sage 100 Warehouse Management and Blockchain: A Look into the Future

By Scanco Software on Sep 28, 2017 7:00:39 AM

Since Satoshi Nakamoto published the original paper on blockchain in 2008, it has transformed many industries. First came the digital currency revolution with new "coins" such as Bitcoin, LiteCoin, and hundreds of others offer banking to the unbanked and new methods of making a profit. Now, blockchain technology is being explored by many industries, including manufacturing, for its ability to process transactions without third party involvement quickly and securely.

Topics: warehouse management Sage 100 News Sage 100 Warehouse Management