You wouldn’t wait years to go to the doctor for a check–up. We go to the doctor to make sure we're healthy, to prevent future illness, and to ask questions about healthy living habits. Your labeling system needs that same kind of attention.
Read on to find out why it’s important to evaluate on a regular basis or request a free assessment of your labeling environment - we'll help identify what's working well, what needs improvement, and what specific steps you can take to improve your labeling environment.
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those signs, you’re not alone. In a recent study, we asked our customers when the last time was that they evaluated their labeling system. 30% have waited over 3 years, and another 20% have never evaluated. In order to prevent labeling emergencies and implement healthy habits, we recommend evaluating your labeling system quarterly. Read on to learn about five common signs that it's time to evaluate your labeling system.
Let’s take a closer look at the 5 signs.
The goal of running a business is to make money, right? A great way to make more money is by expanding your company. When you’re at the heart of experiencing growth, it makes sense to evaluate your current labeling process to identify if it will support your future business needs.
Common business growth events that impact labeling:
Labeling can be a ‘set it and forget it’ effort for a lot of businesses. Change happens and it’s important to stay up to date with current technology to avoid compatibility issues.
Common technology environment changes that impact labeling:
There are always new trends to follow to keep a healthy and balanced life. The same is true for your business system.
Common business and process improvement initiatives that impact labeling:
Labeling regulations are often introduced to improve traceability or protect consumer and worker safety. Many of these regulations require your labels to follow strict guidelines so that you remain compliant across industries.
How might these affect your labeling system:
Customers and suppliers can contribute to the complexity of your labeling system. The more organizations that your company works with, the more rules you must follow. Therefore, it’s crucial that your company is prepared to meet demands at every turn.
Not meeting these expectations could result in:
Give your labeling system the care it needs and evaluate your labeling system when faced with these 5 signs. Get started by requesting a free assessment of your labeling system.
Doug Niemeyer is the President & General Manager at TEKLYNX Americas. He leverages his 20+ years of sales & marketing experience in technology and leadership to help grow the business. His passion for leadership, insatiable curiosity, and competitive spirit help to drive success, encourage progress and development while ensuring teams hold positive customer experiences in the highest regard, all with the purpose of helping companies barcode better. When he is not working you can find him in a gym, on a field or golf course playing or coaching.
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