As Product Manager at TEKLYNX, one of my favorite parts of my job is talking with our customers. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and hearing about their challenges and successes helps me ensure that we are developing barcode label software products that meet their needs.
A common labeling challenge I’ve been hearing recently is the need to move toward a paperless label approval process. Instead of printing out sample labels, physically delivering them to each person in the approval process, and returning to the label design software to implement changes, companies are looking to digitally transform this process and make label approval paperless. This change has been a long time coming, with “green” initiatives reducing the amount of printed paper. And the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic have forced many workers to accomplish their jobs remotely, intensifying the need to implement a paperless label approval process.
In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the hidden risks of a physical label approval process, learn about the benefits of a paperless label approval process, and talk about steps you can take to eliminate paper from your labeling process.
If your company is using a physical label approval process, some of these risks might sound familiar:
A physical label approval process opens your company up to the risk of inaccurate labels, which are a leading cause of product recalls. Looking for a more secure and efficient process? Go paperless.
A paperless label approval process not only reduces the risks mentioned above, it also saves time and resources, leading to more efficient operations.
Implementing a paperless label approval process saves time and improves efficiency, while adding security to your labeling environment.
Moving from a physical label approval process to a paperless one doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Take it one step at a time:
Going paperless is easy with label approval software like LABEL ARCHIVE. LABEL ARCHIVE offers:
Companies that use LABEL ARCHIVE have reaped the rewards of a paperless label approval process. Take MicroVention, for example. As a medical device company, label approval was critical to maintaining accuracy and preventing product recalls. With a small label design team that serves facilities around the world, a paperless label approval process enables MicroVention to get products to market quickly while reducing the risk of labeling errors.
Want to learn more about going paperless? Request a live demonstration of LABEL ARCHIVE.
Travis Wayne is the Label Design Product Manager at TEKLYNX. Travis applies his 20+ years of IT and health sciences experience to empower businesses to streamline operations and barcode better by applying software and technology. He works to continually improve TEKLYNX' strategic planning, product and project management principles, and cross-functional communications. When not working, he enjoys many outdoor activities with his wife and two children.
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