ScanSource POS & Barcode

Welcome to ScanSource POS & Barcode! We distribute the industry’s leading automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to resellers. But at ScanSource, we view our role in the channel a little bit differently. Our sales reps dig deeper into your business to look for ways to help you grow. We help you identify new opportunities, markets and customers. Plus, we provide education and training, superior logistics, financial services, technical support, custom configuration and professional assistance to name but a few. We aim to deliver a deep knowledge base and a dedicated focus. We’re glad you found us.

Is Your Business Focused on Enterprise Asset Intelligence?

by Jennifer Clark April 28, 2016 Mobility
Zebra

As the Internet of Things (IoT) surpasses buzzworthy and becomes more of a reality, it’s crucial to understand how this new shift in thinking and operating transforms the technology world. Thankfully, Zebra Technology’s investment and continued focus on Enterprise Asset Intelligence (EAI) provides higher asset visibility and opportunities to act on captured data. As the […]

If You’re Not Offering Hosted, You’re Missing The Boat!

by Andrew Runion April 28, 2016 Cloud Computing

Here are some statistics from a recent Economist Intelligence Unit study: Global Spending on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is expected to reach $16.5B this year. A 32.8% increase from last year. Cloud applications will account for 90% of the worldwide mobile data traffic by 2019 compared to 81% at the end of last year. The global SaaS […]

Five-Point Guide to Getting Started in the 3D Printing Industry

by Jennifer Clark April 27, 2016 3D

Understand 3D printing technology and its phenomenal potentials. Even though 3D printing has been around for almost 30 years, we are just now at the tipping point of mass adoption and utilization.  Just in the past few years, new technological advancements have made 3D printers more capable than ever before by fundamentally changing how things […]

Paying Your Sales Team in Recurring Revenue Model

by Bryan Gaines April 22, 2016 Business

Over the last few years the number one reason why partners have told me they aren’t ready to move their business into managed services and cloud-based offerings has been due to compensation models for sales. So I thought I would do a quick and easy blog on a few basics, and for those of you […]

2016 POSB Zebra TC8000 Blog – Top 4 Benefits of Using the TC8000

by Kim Posey March 29, 2016 AIDC
Zebra

Introducing the Zebra TC8000, and how it’s changing the warehouse landscape Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, warehouse and distribution centers experienced arguably their biggest productivity boost when they deployed wireless, handheld computing devices. Now, Zebra is delivering the NEXT big gain in productivity, with its TC8000 Touch Computer. In a recent web […]

5 Healthcare trends for 2016

by Jennifer Clark January 6, 2016 Healthcare

Specimen Gathering In the past, traditional hardware like barcode scanners and label printers saturated the market as they solved early problems such as tagging patients in admissions and printing labels that were once handwritten. But to answer, “What next?” resellers need to start thinking about specimen gathering. Keeping up with biopsied tissues and vials of […]

Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer?

by Koey Nicholson January 5, 2016 Barcode Printing

A common discussion when printing barcode labels is which printing method do I use, Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer? Direct Thermal labels have a chemical that turns the material black when exposed to heat. When a printhead element is fired, the small portion on the label turns black. When several elements are fired from the […]

Seven Conversations From the ScanSource and Zebra Michigan Holiday “Excite” Roadshow

by Jennifer Clark December 22, 2015 ScanSource POS & Barcode

An “NSight”ful presentation! What did you think about Zebra’s new WLAN management dashboard? Don’t forget to use the dashboard as a selling point with your end users. Contact Ashley Moody for the list of opportunity identification questions. TC8000 preview! Zebra’s first mobile computer is made for the next generation. To get to know it better, […]

6 Tips for Selling 3D Printers and Scanners with ScanSource

by Jennifer Clark December 10, 2015 3D

Selling 3D technology – printers, scanners, and consumables – is an exciting segment for resellers to focus their business. This rapidly expanding vertical is one of the fastest-growing channels ScanSource is pleased to offer. Below are six tips to give you an overview of what to expect when selling 3D hardware with ScanSource: 1)  Become […]

What do these things have in common?

by Mike Hickey October 16, 2015 Business

Payment Terminals. IP Phones. IP Video Cameras. Mobile Computers. Wireless. Communication. ScanSource’s Custom Configuration Center (CCC) can add to your profitability when selling these solutions. The CCC has a highly skilled technical team that provides integration services from IP addressing, software loading and upgrades, firmware downloads, and kitting to complex custom jobs; each one is […]