What is an item number? Development, areas of application and definition

An item number is used to differentiate, categorize and uniquely identify…


Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a technology for the unambiguous and…


Inventory in companies and in logistics

In the inventory, the assets of a company are determined on a key date; in this…


Point of sale systems, warehouse management and branch logistics

A cash register system, also known as a POS system, is software that documents…


Picking type Pick-by-Scan (also Pick-by-PDT)

The picking method Pick-by-Scan is a paperless picking process that is…


The picking method Pick-by-Vision

Pick-by-Vision is a picking process in which a picker uses data glasses and…


Advantages of RFID technology over barcodes

What advantages does RFID radio technology have over barcodes? This question…


Perfect Order Fulfillment

The so-called Perfect Order Fulfillment stands for the perfect degree of…


CMR: the consignment note

The term CMR comes from the French, Convention relative au Contrat de transport…


Definition of Accounting / Bookkeeping

The term accounting describes the comprehensive recording, storage and analysis…


Information in intralogistics

Information describes the meaningful content of a message, which is of value…


The barcode - EAN, GTIN and GS1 standard

Barcodes have successfully established themselves over other systems in recent…


Temperature-controlled logistics (environmental measurement)

The market for temperature-controlled logistics in particular has been growing…


The identifier can hold unique information about the inventory.

Overview and definition of ident carriers

In order to be able to identify an object without any doubt throughout the…


Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)

Overview - Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)

Each shipping unit, which can be a pallet or a carton, for example, is…


Electronic Product Code (EPC)

The electronic product code EPC is an international product identification.…


Function of a laser scanner

An precisely focused and finely bundled laser beam is used as a light source…


Functionality of a CCD Camera

CCD stands for Charge-coupled Device. Within a CCD camera, light-sensitive…