Sunday, February 9, 2014

The Use of Bar Coding System and Its Importance

It is known to most medium and large sized business owners that the use of bar coding system is essential for operational efficiency purposes. A bar code according to Wikipedia is an optical machine-readable representation of data, which shows certain data on certain products. The coding is used in various areas of manufacturing and marketing. While the bar codes that we commonly see on retail merchandise and other items found at the supermarket is called Universal Product Code. Just how these bar codes are produced? There are computer peripheral used to print barcode labels and it is called a barcode printer also known as barcode label printer or label printer. This printer can be classified in three categories. They are:
  • Industrial barcode printers
  • Desktop barcode printers
  • Mobile barcode printers
See description of each category at Printer Savings [dot] com. In business, barcodes are effective tools to address certain problems. When applied, it can save time and reduce errors, thus improves efficiency in business operations.


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