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Blog Posts filtered by: WAREHOUSING - DISTRIBUTION (14)

Labeling Experts Share the Best Label Management Features

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 05/02/2024 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT

 

Looking to master your label management solution? We’ve got you covered with the best label management features from our labeling experts who combined have over 50 years of labeling experience. From streamlining processes to customizing your software interface, we're here to make sure you're using your software to its full potential.

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7 Warehouse Automation Solutions That Don’t Require Expensive Technology

BY: BROTHER MOBILE SOLUTIONS / DATE: 03/22/2024 / TOPICS: WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, MANUFACTURING

 

Right now, retailers are tasked with meeting complex and multifaceted challenges in the post-pandemic landscape. This blog by Brother Mobile Solutions focuses on small but powerful ways you can meet common challenges with simple adjustments to your day-to-day procedures.

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Risky Business: 8 Most Common Barcode Mistakes

BY: NICOLE LEPKOWSKI / DATE: 01/11/2024 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, BARCODE BASICS, LABEL DESIGN

 

Barcodes are the foundation for many industries and one of the most crucial parts of business operations, yet often overlooked. For operations to remain efficient and error-free, barcodes must be correct on every product or package. To keep your business and barcodes organized to prevent production downtime, chargebacks, and product recalls — avoid these eight common barcode mistakes.

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5 Experts Share Insights on Labeling, RFID & AIDC Technology Trends

BY: DOUG NIEMEYER / DATE: 12/21/2023 / TOPICS: RETAIL, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, PHARMACEUTICAL, FOOD & BEVERAGE, RFID, SUSTAINABILITY

 

As we step into 2024, the landscape of labeling and Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) technologies is ready for growth. In this blog post, we bring you insights from five industry experts who shed light on the trends shaping the future of labeling processes, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), and the broader AIDC ecosystem.

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Master Warehouse Control with a Warehouse Labeling System

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 09/07/2023 / TOPICS: WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION

 

Whether you're managing a small warehouse or a large-scale distribution center, implementing a labeling solution can streamline processes, improve accuracy, and enhance overall productivity. In this blog post, we’ll dig into the importance of having a streamlined warehouse labeling process in place and the key features of a successful warehouse labeling system.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Evaluate Your Labeling System

BY: DOUG NIEMEYER / DATE: 05/25/2023 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT

 

You wouldn’t wait years to go to the doctor for a check–up.

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National Manufacturing Day Sets the Industry Up for Success

BY: DOUG NIEMEYER / DATE: 10/07/2022 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, LABEL DESIGN, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY

 

National Manufacturing Day, also known as MFG Day, takes place on the first Friday in October. It is a day when manufacturers have the biggest opportunity to inspire and promote manufacturing to the next generation.

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Barcode Symbology: How to Choose the Right Barcode Type

BY: TRAVIS WAYNE / DATE: 08/11/2022 / TOPICS: FOOD & BEVERAGE, MANUFACTURING, 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, SUSTAINABILITY

 

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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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 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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Three Ways to Optimize Dock-to-Stock Processes

BY: KEVIN LEDVERSIS, NEWCASTLE SYSTEMS / DATE: 01/14/2021 / TOPICS: SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, PRINT AUTOMATION

 

Optimizing your dock-to-stock process is critical if you want to survive in the age of Amazon – when you’re competing against robots, drones, and same-day shipping.

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Label Automation for Distributors: Interview with a Director of Automation

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 11/19/2020 / TOPICS: FOOD & BEVERAGE, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, PRINT AUTOMATION, CUSTOMER SUPPORT

 

Dot Foods came to a point in their labeling process where they were looking to modernize their labeling operations and improve speed & accuracy.

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How Unified Supplier Labeling Helps Your Bottom Line

BY: JENNA WAGNER / DATE: 11/03/2020 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, ENTERPRISE LABEL MANAGEMENT

 

Manufacturers today are part of a global supply chain, sometimes specializing in one product or process. In a vast supply chain made up of contract manufacturers, suppliers, warehousing providers, and distribution specialists, labeling is the common language that allows every link in the supply chain to work together.

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On-Demand Color Labeling Explained

BY: NICK RECHT / DATE: 08/07/2019 / TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING, AUTOMOTIVE, CHEMICAL, HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL DEVICE, WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION, PHARMACEUTICAL, CANNABIS, FOOD & BEVERAGE, LABEL DESIGN, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE, COLOR LABELING

 

Imagine a world without color - pretty boring, right?

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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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