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.

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 […]

ScanSource’s Managed Retail Solutions Help Customers Stand Out Among Competition

by Jennifer Clark October 13, 2015 Business

Today, retail store business owners and managers depend on POS VARs to oversee their store’s hardware maintenance. When a system fails, frantic calls are made and VARs scramble to fix equipment while owners watch their sales plummet: lose-lose scenario for all. What if — the reseller could manage the store’s Retail IT performance from a […]

Why customers abandon your shopping cart

by Amanda Williams September 21, 2015 Business

It should be a crime to put something in your shopping cart, and then just leave. But I cannot tell a lie, I do it. Mostly from buyer’s guilt – where I’m not 100% sure if it’s justified as a need – or if my husband will find it hidden in my closet and lecture […]

Don’t miss out on the 3D revolution – ScanSource can help.

by Lily Whitaker September 18, 2015 3D

You dream it – we’ll 3D print it! The 3D printing and scanning industry is exploding – and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, Gartner projects the 3D printing market globally will grow from $1.6B in 2015 to $13.4B in 2018. Which means one thing – now is the perfect time to […]

Clearing up the Cloudiness

by Bryan Gaines August 27, 2015 Business

Thinking about the cloud in a literal context, perception probably has you thinking of darkness, rain, and gloominess.   A lot of resellers today would say that is still how they feel about cloud technology.   Why are some partners so hesitant to adopt cloud services into their business portfolio?   In my opinion it is because they […]

Get Ready To Merge Your Marketing

by Amy Fitch August 19, 2015 Business

If you’ve ever tried telemarketing, you might have found that it started some great conversations. I’m sure that you’ve sent out some emails that may have gotten a few opens and click-throughs. But have you really thought about the importance of putting the two together? How can you further use the email and telemarketing efforts […]