Every warehouse operator, stockroom manager, or transportation company can tell a tale or two about lost inventory or missing assets. Sometimes, the consequences are relatively minor. But in other cases, they're nothing less than dire, as these real-life examples offered by Wasp Barcode Technologies attest:
Bar-code technologies can help prevent such asset-tracking nightmares, said Wasp's executives. Ultimately, they said, stories like these serve as a reminder of the importance of having a solid inventory control or asset tracking system in place—whether you're tracking AK-47s in the field or surgical supplies in the operating room.