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ScanTexas Celebrates Linda Allen’s Retirement at the End of this Month!

We had a fantastic dinner to celebrate Linda Allen’s retirement recently at Davios in Frisco, Texas. After 37 years in the barcode industry, she is retiring and we wish her the best. ScanTexas now only has 125 years of experience collectively integrating barcode/RFID solutions. While we were eating, the Oscar Meyer Weiner mobile drove by […]

Zebra Environmental Sensors

Now customers can easily gain visibility into the factors impacting each of their products across the supply chain. Along with providing insight into product quality, care and viability, Zebra also offers comprehensive solutions to identify and act on products that have exceeded their exposure parameters—driving smarter business decisions, reduced waste and increased efficiency. Click the […]

CSCMP Report on Logistics 2022

Disruptions in all logistics networks effectively destroyed capacity, as ships loitered at ports; equipment waited to be unloaded; and trucks rushed out half-empty, dashing off to the next high-paying load with little regard for backhauls. Highlights that Corey Sharek from ScanTexas found interesting: United States business logistics costs (USBLC) rose by 22.4 percent and came […]

Zebra Printer Repair Money Saving Ideas

Mark Alyn of ScanTexas talks about how ScanTexas helped a large well known tire manufacturer verify that printer repair operations are conducted properly. Ensuring printer uptime contributes directly to the bottom line by ensuring printers are ready to ship labels. Savings were obtained by taking unused printers off of maintenance, and getting money back from […]

Zebra Device Tracking

When mobile devices go missing, there’s more at stake than misplaced equipment. Companies risk productivity loss, decreased efficiency, unnecessary labor and ineffective customer service. The larger the facility, the faster operations can stall as employers and managers scramble to track down missing devices. Eliminate the hassle of time-consuming searches with Zebra Device Tracker, a full-scale, […]

At Ford, Quality is Now Problem Number One

As an owner of a Ford Expedition that has been in the shop over 3 months waiting on parts and recall parts, I share the frustration that Ford has with over 6,000,000 recalls this year.  That has them with more recalls than the next 4 offenders on the list put together.  What will Ford do […]

ScanTexas FIS

This video describes how ScanTexas can help you improve quality manufacturing and distribution processes with Zebra fixed industrial scanning solutions. These solutions not only scan barcodes but apply machine vision tools to verify manufacturing quality. Email Mark@scantexas.com for more info.

Zebra introduces OCR decoding capability for their machine vision solutions.

Zebra has just introduced OCR decoding capability to their fixed scanning and machine vision product line.  Zebra has made considerable investments in the fixed scanning and machine vision space, and this is a long awaited addition to the product line.  Here are two samples of the OCR capability out of the box without any tweaking.  […]