How to define, design and implement bar code, rfid, in warehouse management, inventory management software providing supply chain visibility and inventory control.

Get started. drill down from layman to technical understanding of rfid, bar code applications, benefits and tradeoffs. Get started and drill down from layman to technical understanding of bar code and rfid applications, benefits and tradeoffs. Best practices, benchmarking, and cost payback enable you to define, design and implement cost effective global supply chain systems. Fundamentals of global supply chain flow and how rfid and bar codes and Internet communications are used to optimize your system. Introduction and drill down for supply chain standards retail, paper, automotive, airframe, DoD, military GS1, UPC, UPC.EAN, GTIN, EAN, AIAG, DoD, Spec. 2000, UID, EPC.



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Getting Started With Bar Code... Lite

Author: Rick Bushnell
# Pages: 10
Price: $7.00

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If you are being asked to put bar codes on your products of if you are asking your suppliers to do it for you this is a “must read.” While helpful to anyone using bar codes, it has extra value to the millions of people who must use the U.P.C. bar code.

The book is not technical and it is “right on target” for anyone who wants to know a little about how bar codes work on products that flow through a supply chain.  It is a quick read to bring you up to speed. 

Getting Started … Lite is a condensed version of the book, Getting Started with Bar Code and is a simple (10 page) introduction to the world of bar coding. This LITE version is divided into the following sections:

  1. What is a Bar Code?
  2. Benefits of Bar Code
  3. Bar Code Applications
  4. Different Types of Bar Code
  5. Compatibility with Existing Systems
  6. Components of a Bar Code System
  7. Bar Code Standards
  8. Getting Bar Codes On Your Products
  9. Printing Bar Codes
  10. Initial Implementation Action Steps

The complete Getting Started With Bar Code contains dozens of helpful tables, checklists, illustrations and photos in its 200+ pages, and it is recommended reading for bar code project team members.