Case History: Shipping Container Barcoding

The client, an East Coast medical device company, is a supplier of test kits used to detect specific medical conditions. They were concerned about GS1 Healthcare compliance in their shipping container barcoding number assignments to products, including sale units and shipping containers. The numbering system they have in place has come from all directions. Their…

QR Code Competition

Yes Virginia, QR Code is not the only game in town. There is competition. This article will attempt the impossible: to briefly discuss what’s out there and how they differ. And differ they do—these are not just nuanced differences. There are huge differences in application, although they are all similar in functionality. QR Code and…

When to Verify

When to verify–the question seems to imply that there are times not to verify, and that is not what I’m suggesting. It is always better to verify than never to, but there are better times and worse times to do it. I know this from personal observation. It is an amazing thing to be invited…