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Which Barcode Reader Is Best For Warehouse Inventory Management?

Finding the right barcode reader can be a challenge When it comes to choosing barcode readers for your inventory management system, today’s technology offers many choices from handheld scanners and mobile computers to smartphones and tablets that can be adapted with peripherals and add-ons. Mobile solutions for warehouse inventory management that use barcode technology will …

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Best practice warehouse management process explained – Goods out

Following on from, our blog, best practice goods in, we review outbound best practice warehouse management processes using a WMS system.   Order Management Most businesses now receive orders from multiple channels. These will including phone, email and online sources such as eBay and Amazon. Many businesses will also operate a trade counter or click …

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Best practice warehouse process explained – Goods In

When looking for a warehouse management system provider, look for one who understands best practice warehouse processes. Strong experience of industry specific best practice is also vital.  Having to educate a software provider on your industry is time consuming and you are unlikely to benefit from a collective customer base all funding innovation into a single …

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Barcode scanning software system – what does that really mean?

“We want to be able to scan barcodes” is a phrase the Clarus team hear on a regular basis. This is great for business but sometimes the drive behind scanning barcodes is misunderstood. On it’s own, a barcode has no use to any process. It’s only when using software systems which can recognise that data …

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Lot and batch number tracking in your food distribution warehouse

Tracking batch or lot numbers within the food industry is fundamental for many manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. Capturing and tracking those product attributes can be time consuming, manual and open for error without the correct controls in place. The term batch number and lot number are used interchangeably throughout this article. Tracking specific products through …

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How to Implement Barcode Scanning into Your Warehouse

This is the first in a series of articles called Clarus – Basics of Barcoding. This article features the history of the barcode and its main uses within the receipt function within the warehouse. Back to basics barcoding – the history The idea of a barcode (or a machine readable stamp/ tag) has been around since …

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