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The Five Most Common Labeling System Mistakes – Mistake #1

This is an excerpt from “The Five Most Common Labeling System Mistakes”.  Help us improve this article by commenting below on our blog! Mistake #1 – Creating One Label File for Each Product The Problem:  The ‘one product per label file’ dilemma As companies grow, especially ones that grow fast, they must prioritize.  Product labeling can be an afterthought in the rush to get products out the door.  Often, the process of creating a label for a new product is not really a process at all.  Someone simply takes the label file of a similar product, copies it, updates it, …

Do You Need a Smarter Pallet Labeling System?

Do you need a smarter pallet labeling system? We recently put together a system for a client where the labeling software actually ‘talks’ to the ERP system. The project was just the type of project we like…for a small investment of time and effort we could produce some impressive benefits to our client. What type of benefits? – Reduced human errors – data comes straight from the ERP system, no human intervention. – More secure the labeling system – reduced risk of system failure, better process control – Synchronization of production and ERP systems – real time visibility to the …

The 5 Most Common Labeling Mistakes

Are you at Risk? Production shutdown, hard drive crashes, loss of man hours, lawsuits, government sanction, costly shipping errors, and customer fines or loss of the customer’s business altogether…these all sound scary but can your labeling system create these problems for you?  If your organization labels things, then most likely the answer is yes! The problem often sneaks up on you.  The accumulation of labeling system setup errors may cause a slow drip of wasted tasks and activities in production wearing away at your company’s profitably.  You may not notice the loss of company resources with wasted label materials and …