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Breakthrough in the Services Industry by Providing Windy City Equipment with a Barcode-Based Inventory System that Leverages Smartphones

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014
Founded in 2003, Windy City Equipment, Inc. has grown from a one-man operation servicing a few customers to a large-scale provider of commercial kitchen equipment parts and repair services. The company’s growing customer base in the state of Arizona and increase in total on-hand created the need for an inventory system that could be scalable to their growth. In order to advance the company’s inventory operations, a system that incorporated barcode technology and smartphones was needed to accurately track the complete lifecycle of their inventory.
As a company, Windy City Equipment had entered a stage of maturity that compelled them to take their inventory operations to the next level. They needed to track about 20,000 commercial kitchen equipment parts that were being stored at a new warehouse facility, sent out in service trucks, and then distributed to customers. Without a barcode tracking system in place, management kept forgetting what …

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New UPC Lookup Function to Improve Asset and Inventory System Efficiency

San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 11, 2014
ASAP Systems, a leader in cloud-based asset and inventory tracking systems, has enriched the user experience for its online application, BarCloud, by giving customers the ability to look up assets and inventory by universal product codes (UPC’s). Users can easily perform this search in order to find useful information on products that are registered in UPC databases. The new feature saves users time by reducing manual data-entry and eliminating the need to leave BarCloud to find specific product information.
With the new functionality, users such as purchasing or procurement personnel, that receive a new product can simply scan the product’s barcode (with a mobile barcode scanner or smartphone) and click on the UPC Lookup icon that appears on the user-interface. Next, users can click the search icon to view the list of UPC database search results that contain product information including name, description, cost, and manufacturer. Afterward, …

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Modular Inventory and Asset Tracking Systems, Passport and BarCloud, at the Healthcare Summit Hosted by ScanSource and Business Solutions

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 28,2014- ASAP Systems, a leader in inventory management and asset tracking systems, recently attended the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit to demonstrate efficacy in the Healthcare Industry with its barcode-based systems, Passport and BarCloud.
ASAP Systems joined other healthcare solution providers at the summit to further establish how valuable the company’s modular and configurable approach to inventory management is for end users in the healthcare industry. Medical offices, hospitals, and clinics require inventory and asset systems that can handle ever-changing business environments and accommodate any new needs that arise. With Passport, ASAP Systems’ locally installed system, and BarCloud, its cloud-based system, customers have the ability to purchase only the modules or options their operations currently require and have the freedom to add modules when needed.
Passport and BarCloud continue to redefine how medical supplies and equipment are tracked and managed. For example, the advanced inventory module allows users to automatically track all types …

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Barcode Inventory System Relieves Nursing School of Medical Supply Tracking Headaches in Clinical Simulation Labs

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014- ASAP Systems’ inventory management and asset tracking system, Passport, solves Belmont University School of Nursing’s inventory control problems with a robust mobile barcode scanning solution to track medical supplies used by students.
Belmont University’s School of Nursing is a highly regarded institution that prepares students to launch into a nursing career offering several nursing degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The school provides students with six cutting-edge clinical simulation labs designed to reproduce realistic practice settings. The labs require readily available stock inventory and assets for faculty to use in lessons and students to use during exercises. In order to keep up with the demands of the classes, Belmont University needed a centralized and automated barcode system to keep track of all inventory and asset activity and information.
It was challenging for the school to figure out the amount of items being used in the labs …

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ASAP Systems Enhances its Online Inventory Management System, BarCloud, with a New Feature for Tracking Stock Inventory Levels in Real-Time

ASAP Systems’ online inventory management and asset tracking system, BarCloud, announces the addition of automated minimum and maximum stock inventory alerts to save its users time, money, and make inventory management easier.
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014
ASAP Systems, a leader in the online inventory management and asset tracking market, today introduced its new stock inventory feature that includes an alert functionality for when inventory levels are too low, too high, or out. Now users have a powerful communication tool at their disposal to track the rise and fall of stock levels from anywhere, at any time.
With the new feature, users have the ability to set minimum and maximum inventory quantity levels. Once inventory levels reach either of the set quantities, the system sends out an alert via SMS text and/or email. Those mobile inventory alerts are configured by the users and can be sent to selected personnel. This information …

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ASAP Systems Announces a Breakthrough in the Agricultural Chemicals Industry by Helping East Kansas Chemical Track Assets Using Its Inventory Tracking System, Passport

ASAP Systems’ inventory management and asset tracking system, Passport, enhances East Kansas Chemical’s warehouse operations by effectively automating the tracking of their chemical containers and agricultural products to save them time, money, and improve shipping visibility.
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014
Since 1972, East Kansas Chemical has been supplying mid-west farmers with agricultural chemical and seed products at the wholesale and retail levels. The company’s Wellsville and Kingsdown locations receive, maintain, and distribute tankers and intermediate bulk containers (IBC’s) on a daily basis. In order to improve warehouse operations and keep up with continuously changing government shipping and environmental regulations, the company needed a robust barcode-based asset tracking system.
For East Kansas Chemical, using a paper-based system would be overwhelming considering the thousands of assets that needed to be tracked and the asset data they wished to collect. It was critical to know what product was actively inside each IBC, the history …

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ASAP Systems Announces the Upgrade to its Box Data Backup Feature on its Online Inventory and Asset Tracking System, BarCloud

ASAP Systems’ online inventory management and asset tracking system, BarCloud, improves its data backup process in the cloud with a new streamlined login to Box’s content sharing platform by making it easier to back up data with a few clicks of a button in BarCloud.
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014
ASAP Systems, a leader in the barcode-based inventory management and asset tracking market, today announced that its online application, BarCloud, facilitates a faster and easier cloud data backup process for its users through its partner, Box. Data backup with Box, a dynamic, flexible content management platform that empowers users to share and access their data from anywhere, provides BarCloud customers assurance when it comes to securing inventory and asset content online. Businesses already using BarCloud benefit from the new streamlined process of securing their valuable inventory and asset data online from anywhere, at any time.
Previously, BarCloud customers would have to go through a multi-step process, but …

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The Launch of the Asset Depreciation Module for its Online Inventory Management and Asset Tracking System, BarCloud

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014
BarCloud now enables users to calculate the depreciation of assets based on business models and accounting practices. The online asset tracking system’s user-friendly interface makes it easy for customers to navigate through the process with just a few clicks.
Through the initial dashboard of online asset depreciation settings, users can choose exactly how they want to depreciate their assets. This includes inputting the acquisition date, fiscal year, reporting period, and calculation period.
In addition, the online inventory system gives users the flexibility to use either the straight-line, double decline, or sum of years depreciation methods. Based on these preferences, BarCloud’s depreciation table provides a preview of the calculation results for users to examine the differences in each option and choose the most appropriate.
“After listening to our BarCloud customers, we knew the depreciation feature would enhance the overall accountability in regards to asset tracking. By providing a complete report, users see the depreciation …

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Configurability is King

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When it comes to selecting an inventory and asset tracking software, configurability is king. That is to say, finding a barcode-based system that can be molded to fit your specific needs is ideal for any company

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ASAP Systems Now Revolutionizes How South Florida Vascular Associates Tracks and Manages their Medical Supplies Inventory Using Its Inventory Management System, Passport

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014
ASAP Systems Now Revolutionizes How South Florida Vascular Associates Tracks and Managers their Medical Supplies Inventory Using Its Inventory Management System, Passport.
Since 2001, South Florida Vascular Associates (SFVA) has practiced minimally invasive endovascular procedures to diagnose and treat blood vessel diseases for patients in the Boward and Palm Beach counties. In order to perform these procedures, the clinic needs to track, manage, and analyze inventory used throughout three facilities in real-time.
With over 2500 disposable medical supplies on hand, SFVA’s main challenge was to find a system that could track these supplies according to expiration dates, batch-lot numbers, cost, and brand. They needed an automated system to monitor the inventory from when the items are received, to where the items are issued to, and consequently, to what procedure the items are used in. Also, SFVA needed to the ability to look back at historical data from previous …

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