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Active vs Passive RFID Tags in Manufacturing

RFID technology is becoming more and more prevalent to manufacturers. RFID asset tracking is just one way companies are able to utilize RFID technology to help mitigate losses and drive efficiency. There are two main types of RFID tags; Active and Passive. Passive RFID tags only give off a signal when an antenna tells it to. Active tags are […]

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Harsh Environment Labels

Labels Built to Withstand Anything Extreme environments call for extreme measures. The correct material, ribbon, and adhesive for your harsh environment labels is imperative for strong business operations. Your labels need to survive the journey from start to finish. AB&R® offers a broad range of high performance labels that match your needs. The seven high-durability labels listed […]

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This graphic highlights the key factors involved in choosing the proper labels for inventory and asset tracking management.

Choosing The Best Barcode Labels

How Barcode Labels Affect Your Business Accurate Item Identification and data acquisition is crucial in all industries. A simple labeling error can lead to extreme consequences. It affects your entire company; including customers, care givers, patients, and regulators. It’s important to ensure your company is utilizing the correct barcode label material, ribbon, and adhesive to prevent […]

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Beaconing and wearable technology

Beacons Using beaconing and wearable technology to improve your supply chain Beacon capabilities offer real-time asset locationing. Let’s simplify what that means. Beacons offer the ability to find or identify items and locations by sending a signal at the right time to make the user aware that they are in the right place or have […]

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Forklift Safety Solution Video

3 Steps to improve Forklift Safety: 1.) An RFID reader 2.) Associated RFID tags 3.) Warning light system Forklift operators have a lot to pay attention to. They need to lift heavy loads without dropping them, navigate narrow aisles, avoid obstacles, and they have to do it all quickly. The problem is; forklifts are notoriously […]

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Labels for Varying Applications

Labels for varying applications such as inventory, shipping, theft prevention, or overall traceability is necessary with today’s customer demands. How does your business label tools, parts, equipment, products, and inventory? We suggest following these initial steps on selecting the right barcode label: Match the Printer with the Media Match the label to the specific application […]

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Product Reviews: TC70, Dolphin 75e, and CT50

All designed for interchangeable environments, these handheld computers deliver power and performance in the workplace. Whether you are in the warehouse or in the field, the rugged smart phone-feel makes these products stand out. These devices are ideal for enterprises that need to communicate quickly, access information and are seeking to gain a competitive advantage over the competition. All […]

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Product Reviews: DS6878, Xenon 1902, and Gryphon 4400

These three top-tier wireless handheld imaging scanners eliminate the need to purchase multiple types of devices —they all capture 1D, 2D and Postal barcodes. Best-in-class for data capture and scan performance, expect to see an increase in productivity and efficiency throughout the supply chain. Product Review: (Click here for a Product Comparison) Motorola DS6878 This hand-held scanner’s […]

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Fleet Management

5 Essentials for Successful Fleet Management Exceptional Fleet Management is the key to ensuring that your transportation vehicle systems are minimizing risks and maximizing efficiency. Whether you operate 15 or 1500 vehicles, effectively managing your fleet is imperative to holding strong, reliable, and efficient logistic-intensive processes. Having real-time visibility of all your vehicles’ locations, status’, […]

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Benefits of RFID Integration

RFID Integration Benefits, Top-Performing Industries & Applications Benefits by the Numbers Benefits Overview Near 100% inventory accuracy Near 100% order and shipping accuracy Reduced out-of-stocks by up to 80% Reduced inventory carrying costs by up to 59% Reduced labor costs by as much as 30% Up to 40% faster order processing Increased efficiency and productivity […]

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