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Why Choose a Printing Service Bureau | MSM Solutions

Why Choose a Printing Service Bureau?

Companies are increasingly outsourcing everything from printing barcode labels to creating serialized RFID labels.   Whether you need serialized RFID labels for unique item level identification or synthetic bin, rack or sign labels to identify locations; MSM can accommodate. There are several reasons it makes sense to choose a service bureau: A service bureau will save time: Selecting a service bureau can provide services for printing tags, labels and a wide variety of other items when a company doesn’t have the time [...]

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Best Free Barcode Generators | MSM Solutions

Best Free Barcode Generators

Barcodes are now used not just to track inventory, but on admission tickets, for advertising, in gaming and even as art. A barcode can generally hold just about any type of information you want to encode in the text. Generating barcodes, however, can be difficult.  MSM Solutions can print and encode barcode labels that are tailored specifically to your barcode solution or barcode application, so you can print any barcode symbology including 2D barcodes as well as human readable [...]

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How to Easily Identify Your Assets | MSM Solutions

How to Easily Identify Your Assets

Identifying your company assets can be difficult — if you don’t use the right tools. While you may be able to physically count the assets you hold, the process can be time-consuming and there is no way to know whether you are counting a widget you bought last week or one from 10 years ago. Adopting an Asset Management Solution solves this issue. Asset Management Solutions Simply put, your objects need a label to be tracked and that label needs to do more than [...]

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Do Small Retailers Need Omnichannel | MSM Solutions

Do Small Retailers Need to Implement Omnichannel?

Growing numbers of small retailers and brand owners are leveraging item-level RFID solutions to support omnichannel processes, but is it a fad or something that’s becoming necessary for businesses in the industry? The short answer is: yes. Omnichannel models — and the technology to support them — are necessary for retailers that want to complete in 2018 and beyond. Retailers that don’t embrace the changing consumer models and understand that brick and mortar alone isn’t always enough won’t be able [...]

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ROI of RFID Distribution | MSM Solutions

The ROI of RFID in Distribution

Today many brands are shipping items that contain RFID inlays for compliance. However, very few of these brands are leveraging the full advantages of using RFID in their own supply chain. RFID technology is especially necessary in the apparel, logistics, healthcare and manufacturing industries, as it is frequently used to easily track product, manage inventory levels and even curtail theft. RFID has several benefits that mid-size companies and large enterprises can take advantage of within their distribution process to ultimately improve [...]

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Zebra ZT600 - MSM Solutions

Zebra ZT600 Series Printers – Get Ready for the Next Generation

Zebra ZT600 Series Printers – Get ready for the next generation As the leading integrator of barcode and RFID products, MSM Solutions delivers solutions for some of the world’s most demanding applications using the latest technologies. This includes industrial printing applications, and many companies rely on us for the right label printing technology to maximize uptime. When choosing the best thermal printer, there are many considerations that can influence the decision, such as print speed, connectivity, the type of media that’s [...]

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Video: Top 4 Reasons Why Retailers Should Validate Their Electronic Product Code (EPC) Data

RFID technology coupled with Electronic Product Code (EPC) validation is the most efficient way to track products from the manufacturing facility to the showroom floor. RFID and EPC validation help retailers to: Confirm that a particular item is present Identify what type of product it is Count how many of a particular item is present Identify each specific item uniquely Determine where inventory items are located Understanding Electronic Product Codes EPCs are unique strings of numbers (not unlike the numbers represented by bar codes) that assign [...]

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Video: The Different Ways RFID Tags and Labels Can Be Printed

RFID technology — and the ability to print RFID tags and labels quickly and cheaply from virtually anywhere — is radically improving efficiency and profitability in the apparel industry. However, before benefiting from the most advanced forms of RFID technology, apparel companies need to better understand the various components of the RFID label printing process. Electronic Product Codes (EPCs) The process begins with electronic product codes, which are embedded within a printed RFID label and are essential for supply chain management [...]

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4 Consequences of Poor Asset Management in Healthcare

The primary goal of every medical facility is to keep patients safe while administering appropriate treatments and remedies for their conditions and illnesses. In most cases, hospitals, doctors and medical staff do an extraordinary job of ensuring patients are well taken care of. However, some studies now suggest that medical errors are prevalent enough to be the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Medical personnel are human and errors can happen, especially in the realm of organization [...]

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