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BarCloud Debuts Web-Based Equipment Reservation Functionality

San Jose, California April 07, 2015
ASAP Systems, providers of BarCloud, the leading cloud inventory system, today introduced the highly regarded barcode-based reservation functionality within its asset checkout feature. The enhancement allows users to know where items are, who has them, and exactly when they are expected back. With this information, managing and loaning shared equipment in BarCloud is quick, simple, and reliable.
“Equipment and tool checkout plays an essential role in many inventory operations, and BarCloud’s Reservation tool opens up an abundance of new capabilities, said Elie Touma, ASAP Systems’ President and CEO. “The power to easily coordinate the availability of shared assets leads to a more manageable and efficient fixed asset infrastructure.”
The new enhancement significantly extends the system’s core functionality enabling it to serve as a comprehensive equipment checkout solution. It leverages the system’s mobile barcode scanning capabilities to simply scan barcoded items in and out of storage. An asset can be …

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Asset Route Tracking Feature for Enhanced Online Asset Tracking Capabilities with Barcloud

San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2015
The market leading online inventory system using barcode technology, BarCloud, provides an enhanced way of tracking assets that are outside the four walls— by capturing the exact route taken on the BarCloud mobile app. Users can now track the routes of assets such as vehicles or pallets with the click of a button on a smart device. This new feature increases accountability, visibility, and optimizes asset management performance by providing insightful information after assets are moved.
For example, if you are a project manager in charge of overseeing multiple work sites, it is essential to manage the whereabouts of each asset, who moved them, and the route taken, in case equipment is needed elsewhere. Loss or misplacement of equipment could slow down production and ultimately delay project completion. Therefore, with BarCloud’s Route Tracking feature, users reduce the risk of losing equipment during transportation and managers can see how …

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BarCloud Enhances Cloud-Based Inventory Management Software with Automated Reporting Tool

San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 10, 2015
BarCloud, a leader in online inventory management software, today announced the enhancement of its reporting tool, which now provides automated scheduling and delivery capabilities. The new functionalities essentially help users streamline information delivery and facilitate quick inventory decision-making.
“The ability to not only configure all criteria in a report, but also have reports run automatically, ensures that users have the data they need already sitting in their inbox,” said Elie Touma, CEO of ASAP Systems.
Users in all BarCloud tiers receive the web-based reporting tool, but the new automated scheduling and delivery functionalities are only available in Standard and Professional accounts. The inventory and asset tracking software has always provided the ability to configure reports to view current snapshots of stock inventory performance or to dive deeper into historical data and trends. But with the new enhancements, users receive:

    Automatic execution of reports on a hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly …

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Latest Inventory Management Integrations with Salesforce CRM

San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 25, 2015
BarCloud, the leading inventory management software in the cloud, today declared a new set of integration options catered to companies that use Salesforce in combination with BarCloud. Without any coding experience, users can effortlessly link the two platforms and set up dynamic transfer of customer information from the CRM application to their web-based inventory system.
“These new integration options open the door for companies in the B2B space to leverage a simple, easy-to-use tool that eliminates repetitive data entry tasks from the inventory management workflow,” said Greg Wachowiak, Senior VP of Engineering at ASAP Systems.
Employees boost productivity by no longer needing to search for account information in Salesforce, then copy it and re-enter it into the matching BarCloud file. For example, after a salesperson closes a verified deal in the CRM, that new account or customer data would automatically populate in BarCloud for the inventory manager to view. Thus eliminating …

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Inventory and Asset Tracking System Integrations with Popular Online Email Applications

San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 03, 2015
BarCloud, a leading cloud inventory management system, today showcased a new integration option for users to automate workflow tasks involving email messaging. Within a few minutes, non-technical users can set up the integration points between the online applications to automatically trigger the sending of custom emails.
“Our users have spoken. A large portion of them are using BarCloud and Gmail every day, so we enabled them to easily coordinate actions between the web apps and ultimately be more productive,” said Greg Wachowiak, Senior VP of Engineering at ASAP Systems.
Users save time by no longer needing to repetitively search for data in BarCloud and then leave the system to manually enter it in emails. Thanks to the BarCloud engineering team and the Zapier web automation platform, connecting the barcode inventory system or asset tracking solution with an email app only takes a few minutes, and the process only needs to be done once.
With the …

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ASAP Systems Passport Earns Distinction as a Top Inventory Management, Control and Tracking App

San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 27, 2015
ASAP Systems, a market leader in stock inventory and asset tracking systems, was just named in the January 2015 list of the “Top 30 Inventory Management, Control, and Tracking Apps.” Released by Camcode, experts in barcode solutions, the list highlights best-in-class applications with exceptional mobile device functionalities that serve as extensions of comprehensive inventory management systems.
“[…] relying on inventory management, control, and tracking methods solely on a desktop computer is no longer feasible. So, technology companies have designed and developed inventory management, control, and tracking apps to make inventory data entry, search, and visualization possible from any location and at any time using smartphones and tablets,” wrote Nicole Pontius from Camcode.
The Passport mobile app gives users the ability to manage inventory quickly and easily with mobile handheld scanners, as well as Android and iOS smartphones and tablets as fully functional barcode readers. Inventory managers can further increase profitability …

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Leading Online Inventory Management Solution, BarCloud, Now Connects to Hundreds of Business Applications

San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 13, 2015
BarCloud, the complete online inventory management and asset tracking system, today announced a new integration with Zapier that connects users to over 300 web tools including SalesForce, Magento, Google Apps, Xero, and more. These integrations extend the usefulness of BarCloud by helping users dynamically connect data between online apps without the need for custom development work.
“As the first inventory management solution integrated with Zapier, BarCloud will greatly expand the possibilities of our automation platform, helping our users get their jobs done more easily,” said Wade Foster, CEO of Zapier.
BarCloud has been growing rapidly and recently became the first inventory management and asset tracking application to launch in Zapier’s “Zapbook”. Users of all BarCloud pricing plans may now leverage CRM, email, accounting, e-commerce, and task management platforms with a free or paid subscription to the Zapier web automation platform.
“Connectivity has been a leading customer request, so adding the functionalities within …

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Breakthrough in the IT Consulting Industry with its Scalable Asset Management System

San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 06, 2015
ASAP Systems, a leading provider of inventory management and asset tracking systems, teamed up with Octo Consulting Group to help them effectively track IT assets during their recent expansion. The system’s scalable functionalities met Octo’s asset management needs, especially with regard to employee onboarding and relocations.
“Passport made it significantly easier for us to manage and track where our assets are, who is responsible for them, and helped us better allocate our time,” expressed Cameron Brent, IT Manager at Octo Consulting Group.
The barcode-based inventory system’s check in/out functionality for assets allows Octo to optimize their employee onboarding process by accurately tracking shared office resources. As employees are hired, or relocated to one of the two new offices, Octo can easily loan assets, such as desktops, laptops, and monitors to them. In addition, the functionality enables the IT department to assign due dates to each checked out asset. Therefore, Brent’s team …

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BarCloud Rated #1 Barcode Scanner App for Online Inventory Management and Asset Tracking

San Jose, California (PRWEB) December 16, 2014
BarCloud, a leading provider of online inventory and asset control systems, has been named first in the 2014 ranking of “Top 30 Barcode Scanner Apps for iOS and Android.” Released by Camcode, experts in barcode solutions, the rankings highlight applications that offer the best barcode scanning functionality within a complete inventory and asset tracking system.
“Simple inventory counting to complex systems, such as batch-lot and serialized inventory, are supported, and you’ll never lose track of shared assets with BarCloud’s check-in and check-out system,” said Nicole Pontius from Camcode.
The online inventory management and asset system provides users with an easy-to-use platform that can be accessed anytime, anywhere. For additional convenience at minimal cost, companies can implement a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy to take advantage of BarCloud’s mobile barcode scanning functionality. Employees, ranging from managers to technicians and clerks, can use their personal smartphones to manage inventory and scan barcodes on …

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ASAP Systems Improves Asset Tracking Performance for Established Audio-Electronics Manufacturer

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2014
ASAP Systems, a market leader in cutting-edge barcode inventory systems, recently developed inventory solutions for audio-electronics giant Shure by implementing Passport, its client-server system. By upgrading to an automated inventory and asset tracking system, Shure was able to improve visibility and accountability over equipment. Shure also saved time and money by streamlining the asset check in/check out processes and preemptively alerting Shure of potential inventory problems.
Passport’s barcode-based capabilities eliminated Shure’s dependence on manually entering inventory data, and prevented numerous record-keeping errors that accompanied their previous system. Shure’s Artist Relations Department (AR) utilized printable barcodes and wireless mobile scanners to quickly log the movement of audio equipment in and out of the system. The intuitive point-and-scan solution improved tracking accuracy and expedited inventory processes.
Nelson Arreguin, an AR associate at Shure, explains the benefits of using ASAP Systems’ efficient equipment checkout tracking, “the magic is in the check-in process…minimizing …

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