Orderbarcodes.com – Updated Checkout process

We are pleased to announce an improved the checkout process on www.orderbarcodes.com, the premier website to order printed barcode labels.  In addition to a more streamlined user experience, we’ve added Fed Ex Ground as a shipping option as well as providing shipping rates quoted directly from; UPS and Fed-EX. Orderbarcodes.com is the easiest, quickest way to order […]

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GS1-128 Shipping Label Implementation Report Released

 A Must Read for Retailers, Suppliers and 3rd Party Providers UCC/EAN Standards have existed in some form for many years, but 15 years ago the GS1 Global organization as we know it took shape. Now, 15 years later, seems like an opportune time to take a broad look at the state of US retailer labeling […]

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Vanity Barcodes: Cool Idea Or Damaging to a Product?

Vanity barcodes have grown popular over years because they are a innovative source of branding. Designers sometimes believe they can transform a ubiquitous UPC barcode into something unique and creative that will distinguish their brand from all others. Just remember the distinction should result in a positive, not a negative. Whereas as a logo and […]

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Free Low Resolution Barcode Files Available at CreateBarcodes.com

  Since 2001, www.createbarcodes.com has been the leading source for generating high resolution digital barcode  (.eps) files.  The online application is the only software to ever receive UCC (GS1) Software certification to generate high resolution .eps barcode files.  The website (createbarcodes.com) has recently undergone a complete redesign to improve the user experience and also provide […]

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Types of Digital Barcode Image Formats – Update

Explanation of Image File Formats for Digital Barcode Graphic Files   Unless someone has experience with graphic design programs, it is unrealistic to know the differences between the various types of graphic image file formats.  Some formats are specifically for web graphics and others are meant for print applications. When an incorrect file format is […]

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How Many UPC Barcodes Does My Company Need?

Whether you are just starting out or have been assigning UPCs for years, it is important to have a handle on how many UPCs you need.  Likely the most important consideration is cost – GS1 Company Prefixes come with an upfront membership fee and annual renewal fees.  Acquire a prefix that has less assignments than […]

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How To Sell on Amazon Successfully – 8 Tips

Why Amazon? | Advantages of Selling on Amazon If you operate a new business or simply have yet to make your way onto the platform, you may be wondering what has drawn so many sellers to Amazon. Here are just a few of some of the benefits that Amazon offers sellers: Access to a massive […]

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GS1 Connect 2019 : Annual Standards Conference

GS1 Connect 2019: Denver, CO June 19-21   GS1 is the global identification standards organization and has local offices around the globe. Every year, GS1 offers a very comprehensive conference for their local offices and members. For companies who wish to learn about the details of the identification standards, there are extensive educational tracks available. […]

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Walmart Announces GTIN changes for US Suppliers

Attention Walmart Suppliers! Cleanup needed in the GTIN aisle Walmart recently announced big changes to its item setup requirements.  All new items will require GTINs assigned to all levels of packaging – the each, warehouse pack, case pack, and pallet will all need a unique GTIN.  The requirements follow the GS1 Standards for GTIN allocation and […]

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Amazon Project Zero – Fight Counterfeit Products

At the beginning of March, Amazon announced a new self-service seller tool known as Project Zero. The goal of this new initiative is to empower sellers to drive counterfeit products across Amazon down to, you guessed it, zero. In the past, sellers have had to report any counterfeits of their products to the Amazon Seller […]

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Your Barcode Verification Reports? Probably Inaccurate…

A verifier is an important piece of equipment and something many companies consider essential for their barcode quality assurance. What many companies might not be considering is the work that needs to be done to ensure the verifier is delivering accurate results. What should you be doing?  As an Axicon reseller, we’ve found their documentation […]

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