[Video] Demand For Electric Cars Leads To Lithium Bottlenecks

Posted by Ken Allen on September 30, 2016

Electric cars like the Tesla Model S can travel for hundreds of miles on a single charge, completely revolutionizing clean transportation. But with sales for these vehicles set to increase dramatically around the world, the challenge for manufacturers is to source the materials necessary for their lithium-ion batteries.

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Topics: Automotive

Hot Off the Presses: Q&A on the Burning Issues in Food & Beverage Labeling

Posted by Craig Hodgson on September 29, 2016

So, what keeps you up at night? If you’re like many in the Food & Beverage industry, a number of issues could leave you reaching for the Ambien. Product recalls. FSMA and EU1169 regulations. Mounting supply chain costs. Impending GMO labeling. Given that F&B is such a highly regulated and highly competitive industry, it’s important that you have access to the latest resources to help you make more informed decisions.

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Topics: Food and Beverage, FDA, GMO labeling

Medical Device Makers Struggle With Label Readability

Posted by Laura Johnson on September 27, 2016

Medical device labels need to be easy to read - a challenge for some device makers.

In order to meet the September 2016 UDI deadline, medical device manufacturers must label their products with individual device identifiers that denote specific models, as well as production identifiers that include batch numbers, serial numbers, date of manufacture and expiration dates.

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Topics: UDI, Medical Devices

Med Device Labeling Event Will Speak to Ongoing Challenges—and Opportunities

Posted by Craig Hodgson on September 26, 2016

With the passing of another FDA UDI labeling deadline this week, medical device companies can now, hopefully, take a deep breath and start focusing on the bigger picture (if they haven't already). And that's moving beyond UDI readiness and toward a more sustainable, long-term barcode labeling solution.

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Topics: UDI, Medical Devices, Life Sciences

Revving Up Efficiency in Automotive Labeling

Posted by Craig Hodgson on September 23, 2016

The automotive industry has always relied on a vast and complex supply chain to provide an array of components.

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Topics: Automotive, Labeling

[Video] UL Launches 'Marine Use' Labeling Program for GHS Requirements

Posted by Scott Vigneault on September 22, 2016

New labeling guidelines from worldwide safety organization UL should ensure that chemical containers are clearly marked.

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Avoiding Labeling Errors In A Complex Market

Posted by Maureen Perroni on September 21, 2016

In a number of industries, product complexity has increased to the point where detailed labels are vital.

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Topics: Labeling

New VDC Report: 2016 Global Market on Handheld Barcode Scanners

Posted by Richa Gupta on September 20, 2016

VDC recently published a report focused on Handheld Barcode Scanners. The following report highlights some of our thoughts on this market and its potential.

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Topics: Labeling

Facing High Demand, LEGO Struggles With Supply Chain Bottlenecks

Posted by Maureen Perroni on September 19, 2016

Demand for LEGOs is rising, but the company was forced to cut back on marketing until it could work out supply chain bottlenecks.

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Topics: Labeling

USDA Crafts Rules For GMO Labeling Law Implementation

Posted by Jessica Plourde Hutter on September 16, 2016

The federal government effectively put an end to state-level efforts to mandate GMO labeling when President Obama signed labeling legislation in late July.

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Topics: Food and Beverage, GMO labeling

Tame the Barcode Labeling Beast

Posted by Maureen Perroni on September 15, 2016

If you're looking to get a better understanding of how Enterprise Labeling can assist you with a wide range of barcode labeling challenges in today's global supply chain then we have the answer! 

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Topics: Labeling

[Video] Complex Barcodes For A Globalized Market in Electronics

Posted by Craig Hodgson on September 14, 2016

Successful electronics companies look all over the world to source their production at the lowest possible cost. But they also work to maintain efficient supply chains so they can quickly expand sales efforts in new markets. Their labeling efforts need to keep up.

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Topics: Electronics, Video

Live Webinar: Stop Relabeling, Start Recouping Millions in Working Capital

Posted by Craig Hodgson on September 13, 2016

What if you could eliminate a step in materials handling that’s costing your company millions of dollars a year—and improve overall supply chain efficiency?

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Topics: Supply Chain, Standardization, Labeling

Support Customers With Clear And Consistent Labeling

Posted by Maureen Perroni on September 12, 2016

Companies need a standardized, centralized and integrated solution for consistent labeling.

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Topics: Labeling

Why Demand for Color Labeling in the Supply Chain is on the Rise

Posted by Maureen Perroni on September 9, 2016

In today’s global supply chain, the colors used in labeling can be just as communicative and as important as the words or the label data.

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Topics: Labeling

 

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