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A Fresh Look: Becoming a Trusted Supply Chain Adviser

By Casey Rebman on

Posted under: Culture, Innovation

We’ve spent 30+ years helping companies automate their business processes through mobile barcoding solutions. Our software is proven. And so are our people. As we look ahead, we plan to continue to deliver purpose-built solutions to our Customers as we also help them achieve their supply chain objectives beyond barcoding.   

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Transforming our Customers through Innovation

By Casey Rebman on

Posted under: Culture, Innovation

As a tech company, we are always looking to solve more business problems for our customers. One way we encourage this is through our annual Days of Innovation.  While we could call any day one of innovation, we’ve also recognized that sometimes the best ideas come from those who are in the thick of things with our customers on a daily basis.  

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Automation: The New Frontier

By Ben McDonald on

Posted under: Innovation

If you are familiar with RF-SMART, you probably think barcoding. It’s true; we are the industry leaders in mobile barcode solutions for top ERP systems like Microsoft and Oracle. But I want to challenge you to make a shift with me to focus not just on barcoding, but the broader warehouse. I’m talking Workforce Productivity and Automation. 

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Inside the CEO Office: A vision for the Automated Warehouse

By Casey Rebman on

Posted under: Culture, Innovation, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics

Here at RF-SMART, our mission statement is a big part of our culture, “We exist to transform our customers and change lives.” That’s a powerful statement, but is only valuable if we follow through on it. We started with the RF-SMART Vision Levels - helping our Customers grow and add more value to their business, with the ultimate goal of getting to an automated warehouse (Level IV). But we’re not stopping there.

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Can you Relate to These Top Printing Headaches?

By Casey Rebman on

Posted under: Innovation

Every job comes with its challenges. But the real headaches come when it’s a challenge that should just work – like printing. After talking with companies across the globe, this seems to be a universal problem. If you’ve ever struggled getting your labels to print how you want them, the first time - this list is for you. 

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Behind the Scenes: How an Industry-Leading Solution becomes a Product

By Zahni Thuzar on

Posted under: Innovation, NetSuite

At RF-SMART, creativity matters, and our Innovation Team is no stranger to this principle. The Innovation Team, which lies within our Research & Development department, works solely to develop new products and ideas that solve problems our customers are facing - or to help them avoid them in the first place. But how do these ideas get generated and turn into products? 

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AXUG Summit 2015 Recap: Tips for Solving AX 2012 R3 Label Printing Needs

By Zahni Thuzar on

Posted under: Events, Innovation, Microsoft Dynamics

From the Scanning Challenge on the expo floor, to our customer breakfast, it was great seeing many of you at this year’s AXUG Summit in Reno! A highlight every year is hearing from AX users – both what’s working and what needs your operations have. With that in mind, we presented a session addressing R3 label printing needs. From the feedback of those who attended, it confirmed this is a hot topic for many moving to AX 2012 R3. So, for those who didn’t join us, here’s some main takeaways to consider.

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Changing the World One Innovation Day at a Time

By Holli Anderson on

Posted under: Culture, Innovation

If two heads are better than one, what could be better than 36 heads competing to bring fresh ideas and new solutions to better serve RF-SMART customers? This year, the annual RF-SMART Days of Innovation competition was open to the entire company to encourage new and original R&D ideas beyond just a products group responsibility.

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Understanding GHS Regulations: First Step to Compliance

By Holli Anderson on

Posted under: Innovation

Odds are, if you work in the chemical business you’ve heard of the impending hazardous material labeling requirements known as GHS labels. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hazard Communication Standard (OSHA) will soon make changes with how companies label their products, enforcing a global standard across the industry. Here’s a breakdown of GHS - and a few tips - to help ensure compliance.

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Convergence 2015: Lessons Learned in Evaluating AX 2012 R3

By Holli Anderson on

Posted under: Events, Innovation, Microsoft Dynamics

The RF-SMART team is back from a busy week in Atlanta at Convergence 2015! This year, there was a lot of buzz around AX 2012 R3, as users and partners alike were working to better understand their options and the impact it'll have on their business. And while Convergence might be over, the conversations are just beginning.

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JDE Partner Summit: Big (Internet of) Things Ahead

By Holli Anderson on

Posted under: Events, Innovation, JD Edwards

RF-SMART is back from another successful tradeshow! This time, our team gathered in the very beautiful (and cold!) Broomfield, CO for the 6th annual JDE Partner Summit event.

Similar to Oracle OpenWorld, one of the major themes at Partner Summit was the “Internet of Things.” I’m not talking about eBay … I’m talking about machines talking to machines. And although it might sound intimidating, it might just be the next big thing.

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