All Information Technology articles – Page 8

  • Linde cylinder tracking
    News

    Linde Canada “finds” 1,900 cylinders

    2014-08-07T11:50:00Z

    The cylinders had been considered as either lost or stolen, with an estimated replacement value of $370k. But over a nine-month period the company “found” the cylinders using a new tracking and management service.

  • Gas cylinders
    News

    TRAKAID introduces auto capture cylinder data system

    2014-07-07T15:13:00Z

    To widen the benefits of a validated cylinder tracking solution with built-in good manufacturing practices, TRAKAID TM CyTrack has expanded the use of Auto Data Capture (ADC) by seamless integration of barcode technology.

  • A Vendor Managed Gas System
    Features

    A Vendor Managed Gas System

    2013-08-08T12:00:00Z

    Wow! Diesel has climbed to $4.00 per gallon. How can we serve this customer’s location that is 10 miles outside our service area in a profitable way? Why did we have so many emergency deliveries this week? How can we appeal to customers when we can’t be the lowest price ...

  • Building Your Business Through Social Media
    Features

    Building Your Business Through Social Media

    2013-08-08T12:00:00Z

    Social media platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, have changed the way we communicate with our friends, family, and colleagues, and today are changing the way we do business. For industrial gas distributors, getting the word out about your products or services is essential to growing your brand and increasing ...

  • TrackAbout Helps General Welding
    Features

    TrackAbout Helps General Welding

    2013-07-09T12:00:00Z

    Westbury, NY-based General Welding Supply is a wholesale distributor of industrial, medical, specialty, and cryogenic gases as well as a full line of welding supplies. Family owned and operated since 1923, employees share a commitment to providing customers throughout the Long Island- Greater New York Metro area with ...

  • Keeping It Safe with Cylinder Tracking
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    Keeping It Safe with Cylinder Tracking

    2013-07-09T12:00:00Z

    Cylinders are fundamental to the supply of industrial gases and the effective tracking and monitoring of these assets are key measures that ensure total traceability across the supply chain. Tracking allows both the supplier and the customer to maximize gas safety and quality, and to reduce costs that are incurred ...

  • Cylinder Tracking – Automatic, Information-Rich, and Available in Real Time
    Features

    Cylinder Tracking - Automatic, Information-Rich, and Available in Real Time

    2012-08-13T16:53:00Z

    Customers, distributors, and gas manufacturers all want it. So do regulatory authorities and local emergency responders. “It” is a reliable and simple tool for keeping track of cylinders (and other gas containers). Every reader here already knows about many of the demands and advantages of effective cylinder tracking. 

  • Credit Cards – Today’s High Velocity Business Currency
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    Credit Cards - Today’s High Velocity Business Currency

    2012-04-09T15:19:00Z

    Credit cards are a popular, convenient, and efficient form of payment for products and services. For the business community, offering credit cards as a form of payment is a sure way to boost sales, improve cash flow, and automate back office processes. The value and importance of credit card processing ...

  • Unify Your Business with Mobile Computers
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    Unify Your Business with Mobile Computers

    2011-10-10T16:40:00Z

    Is there a better way to run your industrial distribution company? What business model should you use? What role does IT (information technology) play in your organization? Is IT viewed as a strategic asset or a strategic liability? And what is the best way to measure and monitor key business ...

  • Cloud Computing and the Independent Gas Distributor
    Features

    Cloud Computing and the Independent Gas Distributor

    2011-08-15T16:35:00Z

    The convergence of the internet, data centers, and virtual environments has opened up an exciting way to run your business. It’s called cloud computing and successful businesses are finding this solution a perfect way to improve overall operations and service, while keeping costs at a minimum. Here’s how it works. ...

  • Developing a Collaborative E-commerce Model
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    Developing a Collaborative E-commerce Model

    2011-07-11T15:55:00Z

    It is perhaps your greatest untapped market segment today. For decades, welding distributors have made a living serving industrial endusers’ hard goods and consumables needs, providing gases, wire, welders, and all manner of accessories. For many distributors, their entire business has been built around meeting the needs of their industrial ...

  • The Smart Truck Body
    Features

    The Smart Truck Body

    2011-03-14T13:59:00Z

    Two-and-a-half years ago Weldcoa asked—when delivering cylinders, how does the driver interact with his truck, and are the interactions efficient? To find out, we studied the driver in the field during normal route deliveries.