Not having effective assets tracking software in place could be costing your organization tens of thousands of dollars per year in lost productivity, taxes, and insurance costs. Not to mention poor accountability, resulting in lost and stolen items, the over- or under-utilization of resources, and, ultimately, financial losses as well. continue reading →
Fixed asset tracking software can assist you with the automation of taking an annual physical inventory of your fixed assets, but once you have the system in place, the actual process of taking a physical inventory can be difficult to complete using limited internal resources, regardless of the size of the organization. While it may be tempting to tackle a complete asset inventory yourself, beware … they can tax your resources. In addition, if they’re not conducted properly they can result in a lot of wasted time.
While tokens of tin, aluminum and diamond jewelry are all acknowledged as appropriate 10 year anniversary gifts, RedBeam, Inc., a leading asset tracking and inventory management software company that is celebrating its own 10th anniversary this month, is much more likely to be used in tracking such items than receiving them. Not that anyone is complaining.
Typically, asset tags include your organization’s name, the barcode, and the human readable (what’s encoded in the barcode) below it.
We recommend putting “PROPERTY OF” on the first line and the name of your organization on the second line. This shows ownership so there is no question that the asset belongs to your organization.
For the asset number, we recommend using a serialized naming convention.
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If you have used or are planning to use RedBeam for three or more years then the answer is most definitely yes.
Annual support fees can seem like a good place for businesses to cut back, however, your investment in RedBeam is something that should be protected because it can be a source of tremendous value for your organization. One of the easiest ways to do this is to make sure that you renew your annual software support contact.
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RedBeam, Inc. a leading provider of fixed asset tracking and inventory control software, today announced that it has been selected by Honeywell Scanning & Mobility to be part of a 10- member Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Advisory Council, designed to provide strategic guidance on market trends and industry innovations impacting the automatic identification and data collection (AIDC) industry. The ISV Advisory Council will also play a role in the development of Honeywell’s go-to-market product plans for new solutions. continue reading →
Tool tracking is more important than you might think.
Not being able to find tools when you need them is more than an inconvenience. The time spent looking for them eats into the productivity of your organization. Think about it. If you spend 10 minutes per day looking for a misplaced tool, that adds up to an entire 40-hour workweek each year. Even worse, if a tool is misplaced or lost you have to replace it.
And lost tools have an even bigger impact on profitability. Let’s say an employee needs a drill for a home improvement project. Without asking, he “borrows” a $60 cordless drill right before he leaves for vacation. continue reading →
RedBeam, Inc. today announced that its asset tracking software has successfully achieved Motorola validation for enterprise mobility. RedBeam worked side-by-side with Motorola EMb engineers at their state-of-the-art testing facility in Holtsville, NY. During the process, engineers co-validated RedBeam software on a wide range of Motorola mobile computer models including the latest MC55 and MC75. continue reading →
If you need a quick-and-easy method to track your fixed assets without an elaborate database, then this asset tracking Excel template can be an extremely useful tool. Feel free to download this simple asset tracking template and get started right away. Populate the template with valuable asset related information, including: continue reading →