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.

How to Configure Your Business with ScanSource’s Custom Configuration Center

by Jennifer Clark August 16, 2016 Business

ScanSource offers a variety of value ads as part of our list of services; however, it is one of the lesser-known services that perhaps offers the biggest impact. The Custom Configuration Center (CCC), located centrally in our Southaven, Miss., distribution center, allows our customers to purchase their hardware products, have them configured on-site and then […]

Transform your Printing Business with Zebra Technologies’ Specialized Printing Solutions

by Jennifer Clark August 1, 2016 Barcode Printing
Zebra Technology

Zebra Technologies understands there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to designing printers and complementary media. So creating multiple printers that provide specific options for a variety of verticals is at the crux of Zebra’s printing solutions. Understanding the demands and unique needs attached to a vertical like healthcare means the same printer used […]

Seeking Cloud Nirvana

by Mike Hickey May 13, 2016 Business

As I was thinking about a title – words like ‘cloud’ and ‘transforming’ bounced in my head. Then, I got hooked on ‘Nirvana’, and every time I said it, I thought Kurt Cobain, “Come As You Are”, etc. Nothing to do with the cloud, but I just wanted to get the music playing in your […]

Is Your Business Focused on Enterprise Asset Intelligence?

by Jennifer Clark April 28, 2016 Mobility

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

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 […]