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The Facilities Workflow Platform…SCLogic’s sleek and sans fluff take on Facilities Management

The Facilities Workflow Platform…SCLogic’s sleek and sans fluff take on Facilities Management

We’re excited to introduce a blog series that explores a gap we discovered in the facilities management industry and how we’re helping people fill it with action items that are fueled by knowledge and understanding. How do we know what we’re talking about and why should you care? A little history first… SCLogic started in the barcoding and tracking niche. If you could put a barcode on it, we could track it. Student packages, roller coaster parts, ballot boxes, gas…

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National Association of College and University Mail Services (NACUMS) Conference Recap

National Association of College and University Mail Services (NACUMS) Conference Recap

SCLogic had another great year at the National Association of College and University Mail Services (NACUMS) Conference in Pittsburgh, PA. We were honored to be the software solution chosen to track the session attendees again this year. Setting up your campus logistics software to track people, like we did for the NACUMS conference, is a fairly simple process as each attendee has a badge with a unique barcode and each session also has a unique barcode. Using a handheld device,…

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Feature Focus: Virtual Mailboxes

Feature Focus: Virtual Mailboxes

This post is part of the Feature Focus section of my blog. I will pick a generic feature of your package tracking software, campus logistics system, or business process management system and then explain what it is, how it works, and the benefits of using that feature. For this post, I’m going to talk about virtual mailboxes. Virtual mailboxes allow you to repurpose the space that your physical mailboxes are consuming. By utilizing a barcoded file folder system, you can…

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How to Recover from the Increasing Package Volumes during the Holidays

How to Recover from the Increasing Package Volumes during the Holidays

Did your campus mailroom fill up with more packages than usual this holiday season? Does your hand hurt from writing down all of the tracking numbers for each individual package? Many Universities saw an increase in package volume during the holiday season. Why, you ask? Well, foreign students don’t always go home for the holidays and parents like to send their children care packages during the big exam season. Give you and your staff a break and start looking to…

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Today’s Matchup: 1D vs 2D Barcodes

Today’s Matchup: 1D vs 2D Barcodes

Ever wonder what the difference is between 1D and 2D barcodes? Did you even know there was such a thing? Seeing as though my line of work relies heavily on the use of barcodes, I figured it was only appropriate to bring up this topic. Let’s start with the basics. What is a barcode? A barcode is data represented by varying widths of parallel lines (1D) or geometric patterns in two dimensions (2D). These codes are readable with the use…

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Using Enterprise Barcode Tracking Software to Track Conference Attendance & Certification

Using Enterprise Barcode Tracking Software to Track Conference Attendance & Certification

More and more organizations today are implementing barcode tracking software to replace their outdated and inefficient conference tracking methods. One outdated method requires conference staff to carry clipboards with checklists and pencils to admit and track attendees to the conference and to each course. That data is usually entered by staffers into a spreadsheet after the conference to track attendance, run reports and to create course completion certificates. The clipboard method usually works fine for conferences with under 50 attendees…

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