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Christian Howard

Howard and Sons Pyrotechnics
Founded 1922
Finale customer since 2011

 

Turnkey barcode scanner solution


Finale Inventory offers a comprehensive out-of-the-box barcode solution to increase warehouse productivity and inventory count accuracy. The system is designed to be a turnkey solution and is installed without a team of expensive integration consultants. Getting the system set-up and running is quick and simple.

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Whether if you have multiple locations in different states or have everything housed in a single building, as long you have access to a browser, you will have up-to-minute information on incoming shipments outbound shipments, and inventory stock levels. There will be no longer a need for the sales team to double-check with the warehouse team to ensure there is available stock to sell.

Mobile barcode scanners enable everyday operations to be conducted at more expedient rate while simultaneously improving the data integrity. Additionally, warehouse team members prefer mobile barcode scanners due to portability and its ability to store all the pertinent information such as pull sheets as opposed to printing out the required documentation.

Data is normally transmitted from the wireless barcode scanner to Finale via WiFi. If the warehouse does not have not WiFi or the WiFi is spotty, the data can able also be transferred by docking the scanning and syncing via USB cable.

How much time and money does it cost you when unhappy customer receives an incorrect shipment? In addition the time and money required to rectify the order, unhappy customers are less likely to make another purchase from you. The integrated barcode scanning solution will add an additional layer of quality control by alerting warehouse team when an incorrect item has been attempted to be picked. Additionally, Finale's advanced batch picking operations, (1) wave picking or (2) pick and pack, will improve increase efficiency and decrease picking errors.

Check out the video below to learn more about our integrated barcode solution.


Note shown in video: WiFI syncing also available

The Finale Inventory advantage

When implemented correctly, mobile barcode scanners can significantly streamline your inventory processes while improving inventory count accuracy. When implemented incorrectly, adding mobile barcode scanners to your inventory management solution will be an expensive and time intensive endeavor without achieving the anticipated return on investment.

When the system is not working as it should, the system is often ignored and falls by the wayside. Worse, companies often learn the barcode system deficiencies early in the engagement but are locked in a long-term service contract. When selecting a barcode solution, make sure to thoroughly evaluate several vendors to find the best solution that meets the company needs.

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Barcode system capabilities

Finale Inventory utilizes barcode scanners in conjunction with product and location barcode labels to manage your inventory. Products are created in Finale Inventory and product counts are associated with physical locations in your warehouse.

With the mobile scanners, it's as simple as scanning barcodes to perform standard inventory operations. Click on the links below to quickly see the integrated barcode operations in action.

Barcode label printing

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In addition to barcode scanning, Finale Inventory can also print barcode labels. Every company handles bar code labels slightly differently so we designed the system to be very customizable and present many options for barcode printing.

Regardless of what information - UPC codes, product ID, serial numbers, lot IDs or a combination - is used in the naming convention, we can support it.

Creating the proper barcode nomenclature can be a little tricky. Refer to our handy barcode labeling guide to get more information. Need additional assistance? Call or email us. We're happy to help.

Barcode hardware

We designed the barcode solution to be as flexible and versatile as possible. Our software will work with any Windows-based mobile scanner. We want you to have maximum flexibility to find the best hardware that best suits your application If you need assistance, we can provide you hardware recommendations and send you a list of preferred suppliers.

Other Resources

Barcode label basics
Data collector installation instructions
Mobile barcode scanner hardware requirements



PARTNER STORIES

"Keeping track of inventory across multiple e-commerce channels can be just as taxing as streamlining fulfillment for online retailers. By partnering with Finale Inventory, we can help alleviate these pain points for our customers.”
Robert Gilbreath, VP Marketing, ShipStation ss

CUSTOMER STORIES

I would highly recommend Finale Inventory to any multi-channel retailer who wants to move beyond Excel spreadsheets to an easy, intuitive software solution to manage their inventory.
StrongerRX

We've tried ERP systems at ten times the cost. Finale is the only cloud stock control system that had the depth of functionality to be used as order management software and warehouse management software while still being intuitive.
Illumination

I would definitely recommend the product to everyone. Its simplicity yet scalability and speed is exactly what every inventory manager or COO must have.
LOX Extensions

Saves everyone in our organization involved with products a ton of time and keeps me from running out of critical goods thus enabling us to grow continuously
AireBeam


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