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Barcode Better

At TEKLYNX, we believe barcode software isn’t just something you buy. It’s an integrated technology solution that makes your company work.

Blog Posts filtered by: RETAIL (12)

7 Questions to Ask When Choosing Barcode Labeling Software

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 09/22/2022 / TOPICS: AEROSPACE & DEFENSE, AUTOMOTIVE, CANNABIS, CHEMICAL, ELECTRONICS, FOOD & BEVERAGE, GOVERNMENT, HEALTHCARE, MANUFACTURING, MEDICAL DEVICE, PHARMACEUTICAL, RETAIL, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, CUSTOMER SUPPORT, LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

Important things to consider when choosing barcode labeling software include label design features and integrations, scalability, regulatory compliance, supported printer drivers, customer support and product training opportunities, licensing options, and implementation process.

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Barcode Symbology: How to Choose the Right Barcode Type

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 08/11/2022 / TOPICS: AEROSPACE & DEFENSE, AUTOMOTIVE, ELECTRONICS, FOOD & BEVERAGE, HEALTHCARE, MANUFACTURING, MEDICAL DEVICE, PHARMACEUTICAL, RETAIL, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, BARCODE BASICS, LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

Barcode symbologies differ by the type of data they hold and are encoded with. In this blog, we go over the categories of barcodes, the most common types of barcodes, and how to choose the best one for your labels. 

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Linerless Labeling and Its Role in Sustainable Manufacturing

BY: RYAN PERSAUD, SR. NA CHANNEL BUSINESS MANAGER - THERMAL PRINTING SOLUTIONS AT BIXOLON / DATE: 06/09/2022 / TOPICS: FOOD & BEVERAGE, MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, PRINT AUTOMATION

 

There are many examples of how manufacturers are becoming more sustainable through reducing waste. In this blog, we will focus on the role of label printing and how linerless labeling is growing in popularity as a step towards more sustainable manufacturing. 

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Your Guide to Cosmetic Labeling

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 05/05/2022 / TOPICS: RETAIL, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

The cosmetic industry faces strict labeling requirements to protect consumer safety and promote transparency. In this blog, learn what qualifies as a cosmetic, the requirements for a cosmetic product label, and how to choose the best cosmetic labeling software.

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4 Ways to Create Barcodes

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 02/08/2022 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, LABEL DESIGN, BARCODE BASICS

 

There is a common misconception that creating and leveraging barcodes is an expensive or time-consuming investment when in reality there are barcode label software solutions with low up-front costs that are easy to install and use, plus pave the way for scalability as your company grows. 

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What is a Barcode?

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 01/06/2022 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, LABEL DESIGN, BARCODE BASICS

 

Merriam Webster says a barcode is “a code consisting of a group of printed and variously patterned bars and spaces and sometimes numerals that is designed to be scanned and read into computer memory and that contains information about the object it labels.” While it’s great to know the technical definition of the word, what does that mean for you and your business? 

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How to Make Your Product Labels Stand Out with Images

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 12/02/2021 / TOPICS: CANNABIS, FOOD & BEVERAGE, RETAIL, LABEL DESIGN, COLOR LABELING

 

You’ve created a great product and made it to store shelves! Your hard work is starting to pay off, and now it’s time to make sure you’re setting your product up for the commercial success it deserves. Designing an attractive and professional product label is the best way to make sure your product stands out, and images are a great way to do just that.

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Barcode Labeling Tips for Small Businesses

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 11/23/2021 / TOPICS: CANNABIS, FOOD & BEVERAGE, RETAIL, LABEL DESIGN

 

This blog will cover barcode labeling tips for small businesses to implement no matter where they’re at with their labeling process – handwriting labels, purchasing pre-printed labels from a vendor, or using software to design and print labels.

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How to Support Your Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategy with Centralized Label Management

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 11/11/2021 / TOPICS: CANNABIS, FOOD & BEVERAGE, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, RETAIL, MANUFACTURING, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, CLOUD LABELING

 

To keep shoppers safe during the pandemic and provide a seamless customer experience no matter how they’re shopping – online from a mobile device or in a brick-and-mortar store – many retailers started to implement an omnichannel approach to distribution. 

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Disaster Recovery for Labeling: Do You Have a Plan?

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 08/27/2021 / TOPICS: AUTOMOTIVE, MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, LABEL DESIGN, PRINT AUTOMATION, CLOUD LABELING

 

Most companies with supply chains are far from where they could be to deal with large-scale (and often unplanned) disruptions. Human error or natural disasters not only impact products going into market, but getting food on tables and medicine for those who need it. While businesses and disasters vary widely in scope and complexity, this blog will outline things to consider as you’re creating or updating business continuity plans to ensure key business needs that require labeling are being met when faced with disruptive events. 

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7 Ways to Make Labeling Less Manual When You’re Understaffed

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 07/08/2021 / TOPICS: AUTOMOTIVE, MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, LABEL DESIGN, PRINT AUTOMATION

 

When labor shortages happen, but consumers continue to want their products quickly, companies are forced to focus their resources on the most critical areas of their business. While labeling is absolutely a critical business function, it doesn’t need to use up valuable person-hours. When your company faces labor shortages, here are seven key ways to make labeling less manual so your staff can focus on other value-added activities.

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GS1 Barcode Generator Creates Compliant GS1 Barcodes for You

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 07/30/2019 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, AUTOMOTIVE, CHEMICAL, HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL DEVICE, RETAIL, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, PHARMACEUTICAL, LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

 

Imagine hand drawing floor plans for the Empire State Building before AutoCAD was developed; if you made a mistake, you often had to start from scratch, the process took forever, and the risk for errors was high.

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