Ken Campbell

Ken Campbell has worn several different hats since he started with ScanSource Tech Services in July 2000. Currently his primary responsibility is creating educational materials and providing training for ScanSource resellers.

Connecting the Honeywell Granit to the Honeywell Thor VM2

by Ken Campbell August 14, 2014 Technology

Here is a PDF our Scanner Team created.  It details connecting the Honeywell Granit 1911i cordless barcode scanner to the Honeywell Thor VM2 (Vehicle Mount Terminal) using Bluetooth.   Download PDF

Healthcare Connect on the Road

by Ken Campbell June 30, 2014 Healthcare
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Smart VAR Healthcare Summit Healthcare is the fastest-growing vertical in the channel, but also a notoriously difficult vertical to break into.  While opportunities abound, healthcare has its own set of challenges.  ScanSource Healthcare Connect was created to provide the tools and resources our reseller partners need to overcome these challenges and take advantage of all […]

Need to create GHS labels? ScanSource can help.

by Ken Campbell March 20, 2014 AIDC
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GHS (Globally Harmonized System), created by the United Nations, is designed to standardize the classification and labeling of chemicals worldwide.  While most countries have a regulatory system in place for the handling and transportation of chemicals, historically there has been a lack of consistency on how these regulations were implemented.  GHS is designed to bring […]

Walmart Mandates PTI Compliance

by Ken Campbell January 1, 2014 AIDC

Produce Tractability Initiative (PTI) came about as a response to the 2006 spinach crisis, an event that sickened hundreds, lead to the death of four people, and resulted in a complete recall of spinach products across the nation — a huge toll from both a human and economic standpoint.  Another scare in 2008 with tainted jalapenos just […]

Reducing healthcare costs with supply chain best practices.

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
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Rising health care costs are an issue that affects us all.  While much of the attention has been paid to cutting costs associated with clinical operations, inefficiencies in the healthcare supply chain often remain overlooked, in spite of the fact that one area consumes nearly one third of all hospital operational budgets.

Selecting the right barcode scanner for mission critical healthcare applications.

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
Motorola

Healthcare providers have increasingly turned to barcode scanning to ensure the 5 rights of medication administration.   However, with the myriad of scanner choices how do you choose the perfect one for your healthcare customers?  Motorola has provided some best practices on selecting barcode scanners for use in health care.

Mobility in Nursing

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
Motorola

Facing challenges is just part of the job when you’re a nurse.  They are, after all, on the front lines of patient care.  Unfortunately, many of these challenges don’t involve actual patients but inefficient and error-prone processes.  Add to this an overall shortage of nurses and an increase in government and industry regulations and it […]

What’s New with the Zebra QLn Mobile Label Printer

by Ken Campbell March 26, 2013 ScanSource POS & Barcode
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It’s a mobile world we live in, with developments taking place almost daily.  This is not only true with mobile computers but also the peripherals that accompany them as well.  This video details advancements in Zebra’s new generation flagship mobile label printer, the QLn.  It’s lighter, with an advanced smart battery, and remote management capabilities.  […]

Need a Mobile Thermal Transfer Label Printer? Look No Further…

by Ken Campbell March 26, 2013 Barcode Printing
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Need durable labels that can withstand extreme temperatures and harsh environments?  Need to print those labels in the actual conditions where they’ll need to live?  Then the Zebra P4T and RP4T Thermal Transfer Mobile printer is for you.  It brings all the advantages of Thermal Transfer label printing and makes it mobile.

Torture Testing the Motorola LS3578 / DS3578

by Ken Campbell March 22, 2013 AIDC
Motorola

Have you ever wanted to just see how much damage a rugged barcode scanner can take?  Of course you have, and so have we.   So we grabbed a Motorola LS3578 and put it through its paces, while having a bit of fun in the process.   While a pretty good time was had making the video, […]