Printing Barcode Labels
Printing barcode labels isn’t as simple as it sounds. Finale removes the complexity by creating a standard barcode for each product. If custom barcodes are required, simply contact us with the barcode dimensions and product information desired on each barcode, and we will create a custom barcode for your products. We want to make the barcode creation process as simple and painless as possible.
Do your items have serial numbers or lot IDs? No problem. Finale creates an unique barcode that is a combination of product id, lot id (and packing.) When the product is scanned, Finale is able to recognize both the product id and lot information from a single UPC code.
The Finale UPC code is within the set of numbers defined for restricted circulation items within a company. As a result, the Finale UPC codes are unique from one another and will not collide with any UPC codes you receive on products from other companies.
Refer to our handy barcode labeling guide to get more information. Need additional assistance printing barcode labels? Call or email us. We’re happy to assist you printing barcode labels.
Leveraging Finale for printing barcode labels
Hi. This is Chinh from Finale Inventory. In this session, we’re going to show you how the process of printing barcode labels within Finale. Quite often when you’re doing a barcoding application, quite often many of the products that come in don’t have barcode labels printed from the manufacturer. So let’s show you how to do that within Finale.
So first thing for printing barcode labels is clicking on the product. Let’s say, for example, we’re going to print labels for the red polo shirt. If you click on this link that says Print labels for items in stock, you expect how many labels you want to print. Let’s say we have print two. And it will spin out basically a output of the barcode labels. In this case, this is our standard barcode, and that consists of the product ID, the barcode and also the description. If you need a custom barcode, that’s no problem. Just feel free to contact us and let us know the dimensions, but also what information you want on it. You know, Finale is capable of printing any of the fields associated with a product. We can create a custom label for you. So this is basically how you would print out a barcode label for the standard application.
But let’s go a little more… You know, one of the things I wanted to review with you is one of the unique properties of our barcoding solution is when you have products with different lot IDs. So let’s click on one that has that. So let’s click on the Strawberry Protein Shake. As you see here, basically, we have two different lots. You know, one lot is 10/15/14 and another lot is 11/10. And what’s unique about our application is when you print out a label for a product that has a lot ID, internally, we call it a shortcode, but the shortcode is the barcode label, and basically, it is a combination of basically the product ID and the lot. So when you scan this barcode, Finale…we recognize that it pertains to this barcode and this lot. So in this example, you know, it’s basically 200308414. Let’s remember the 414. And if we go back to the other lot and we print out labels…let’s print out two, you know, it will have the same product ID here, but the different barcode. You know, this one ends in 8407. Again, when you scan this, Finale will immediately recognize that, you know, when you scan this barcode, it corresponds to basically this product and this lot, you know, for the strawberry shake.
So that’s how you create barcode labels. One a simpler case and one a more complex case with lot IDs. But if you have any more questions about printing barcode labels, feel free to contact us at [email protected] Thank you.
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