There are many uses for bar code applications.
Most often we hear of Point of Sale (POS) or inventory
control. However, there are many more uses for bar
codes and Automatic ID than these applications. Nearly
every type of industry is using bar codes to replace
keyboard data entry. Bar coding is about 20 times faster
and 20,000 times more accurate than keyboard data entry.
Here are just a
few applications where
you can increase productivity
and accuracy and decrease
cost almost immediately
by using bar codes:
Work in Progress (WIP)
Security "With the Touch of a Button"
Moving Target Applications
End of Year Inventory
Point of Sale (POS)
Point and Touch Applications
Credit Card Processing
Marketing and Business Reply
Fax Automation Processing
Time and Attendance
Each of these applications is described in the
following sections. A few of these applications are
common in industry and are provided here for a general
overview. Others, such as Credit Card Processing and
Marketing, are less common uses where both savings
in time and accuracy can improve your business substantially.