The Benefit of using BarCode for Inventory Control

October 17th, 2013

Most computerized inventory control software come with barcode capability either included or as an add-on feature. Storeroom supervisors can use barcode technology to receive and retrieve their inventory easily.

Barcoding technology offers many benefits:

  • accurately records all inventory record
  • eliminates time-consuming data-transcription errors common with paper records
  • eliminates manual data entry and mistakes for parts checkout
  • enhances inventory receiving and retrieving
  • updates available quantities automatically
  • record all the inventory data in order to help determine minimum levels and reorder quantities
  • records transaction histories on inventory movement
  • provides a higher return on investment (ROI)