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.

Meet two Stars on the ever-changing retail horizon

by Caroline Gooding July 31, 2018 Business

In the rapidly evolving, mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) and customer-engagement industries, it’s essential that owners of retail establishments stay ahead of the curve. Store patrons now expect a whole lot more from their retail experiences—especially ones taking place in brick-and-mortar stores. It’s becoming more and more difficult to entice shoppers to leave the comfort of their […]

Sometimes playing it safe is the biggest risk of all

by Kristen Baker July 31, 2018 Business

There’s no constant like change—especially where technology is concerned—and the OS LTE migration proves it. So, it’s time for your customers to loosen their firm grasp on their legacy devices, because holding onto these products can hold them back. But, the good news is change doesn’t have to disrupt business.

Making customer service your TOP priority. It’s as easy as these five steps.

by Caroline Gooding June 29, 2018 Business

Frustrated customers aren’t happy customers. Displease your customers one time too many times—and no one can predict if that takes only one time, or multiple times—and they probably won’t return to your or your customer’s retail establishment. When checkout lines are too long, when store shelves or displays are in disarray, when it’s seemingly impossible […]

It’s not just the terminology that’s changing in the restaurant industry.

by Joseph Foster June 27, 2018 Business
Epson

Call them fast-food or quick-service restaurants (QSRs)—it makes no difference. They are one and the same to most people. An easy way to know you are doing business with a QSR is when you can grab a quick burger, sometimes even from the comfort of your car. Chances are you will pass several of them […]

Getting the Edge on Mobility

by Megan DeMoise June 1, 2018 Business
Honeywell

When it comes to Honeywell’s new Mobility Edge™ platform, all you need is ScanSource. We have it—and all the latest, best-of-breed products, in stock and ready to ship—along with the knowledge and resources you need to sell them. But first, we want to make sure you understand the benefits of upgrading to a Mobility Edge™ […]

The future is N.O.W. and it’s spelled R.F.I.D.

by Kristen Baker June 1, 2018 Business
Zebra

Increasingly, we live in an on-demand environment, as more and more of what we need—or, at least, want—can be purchased and delivered so quickly. To be successful, our work lives are no different. When we need something, we need it NOW.

Where is my inventory? and other important questions in today’s marketplace

by Caroline Gooding May 30, 2018 Barcode Printing

Especially today, businesses need to know where their products have been, where they currently are, and where they’re going—to increase efficiency, which, in turn, reduces labor costs and waste. Having this updated information also improves customer satisfaction, as products basically can be delivered on demand, and who doesn’t like that? But, what are the best […]

Staying well ahead of the pack in the retail market

by Kristen Baker May 2, 2018 Retail

By Kristen Baker, Vendor Marketing Specialist, ScanSource If you’re a reseller in the retail environment, you probably already know this, but it bears repeating: shoppers’ expectations continue to rise exponentially, and it can be extremely difficult to keep up. They want a better and better customer experience, and they’re willing to shop wherever they find […]

This Apple-certified printer DOES fall far from the tree

by Caroline Gooding May 2, 2018 Business

By Caroline Gooding, Product Manager, ScanSource Apple iPad POS systems are extremely popular for printing tasks, especially in retail and hospitality environments. Wonder why? It’s simple. They pack a lot of features into a very small, good-looking, affordable, user-friendly package. But, until now, they also had a downside. Apple’s AirPrint® technology, which allows printing of […]

Service end of life isn’t the end of the world…

by Megan DeMoise May 1, 2018 Mobility

As the internet and mobile computing become more and more powerful, businesses are looking for ways to become more and more efficient. With faster LTE now more ubiquitous and 5G service on the horizon, it’s becoming too expensive for carriers to continue supporting 2G and 3G networks. For that reason, Verizon will stop service for […]