allergen labeling

Lifesaving labels: How to ease compliance with allergen labeling requirements

Nigel Street Cloud computing, Food and beverage Leave a Comment

Operating in one of the more heavily regulated industries, food and beverage manufacturers and distributors of all sizes have a lot to think about right now in terms of existing, new, and emerging regulatory requirements. While these regulations add complexity to food manufacturers’ labeling and packaging processes, they are critically important. After all, just one misstep in labeling can have …

production shutdowns

What’s the hold up? Our survey findings on production shutdowns and how to keep your operation humming along.

Lee Patty Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

In today’s face-paced business economy, speed is everything and every second counts, especially when you’re talking about the supply chain where delays quickly translate to lost revenue.   NiceLabel & Loftware recently surveyed 300 IT directors in manufacturing across the US, UK, France and Germany. The survey found that on average more than two-thirds of manufacturers (67%) were having to shut down their production line for more than an hour …

mislabeling

The numbers on mislabeling. How does your organization compare?

Lee Patty Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

The topic of mislabeling is a serious one for many companies. Mislabeling a product not only costs an organization in terms of lost production time and fees, but it can also have a much more serious impact, especially when it comes to food allergens, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. In those cases, a label error can have deadly consequences.   NiceLabel & Loftware recently surveyed 300 IT directors in manufacturing across the US, UK, France and …

system modernization

Out with the old, in with the new. Over 300 IT directors across the globe report an increasing move toward system modernization

Lee Patty Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

Across the world, manufacturers of all types and sizes are accelerating the journey to digital processes and systems. A recent study of 300 IT directors in manufacturing across the US, UK, France, and Germany, commissioned by NiceLabel & Loftware and carried out by an independent research house, confirmed that manufacturers are increasingly digitizing their IT systems and processes. What’s driving …

Label Cloud Compliance

Easing compliant cloud labeling for regulated companies

Susan Gosnell Cloud computing, Life sciences Leave a Comment

Digital transformation has taken the world by storm. An increasing number of companies are adopting cloud-first strategies with pandemic-driven remote work accelerating this transition. However, this step toward modernization comes with some challenges for regulated companies. The myriad of labeling guidelines, along with the requirements and regulations that life sciences companies face can be overwhelming. What’s more, they’re constantly changing …

cloud labeling

Why more and more systems are going to the Cloud

Susan Gosnell Cloud computing Leave a Comment

A recent survey showed that 92% of organizations are already at least somewhat in the cloud, and Gartner projects that end-user spending on public cloud services will grow by 18.4% in 2021. Perhaps your company is part of this trend. We also see increasing numbers of our customers migrating their labeling to the cloud. At a webinar we hosted last …

cloud security

Is it safe to manage my labeling in the Cloud?

Susan Gosnell Cloud computing Leave a Comment

Countless organizations recognize the benefits of the Cloud. In fact, many companies wouldn’t have been able to continue operations during the global pandemic without Cloud-based software and services. However, some are still hesitant to move systems with sensitive information to the Cloud, such as their labeling system. They wonder, “Is our label information really safe in the Cloud?” At NiceLabel, …

quality assurance

Is there an easier way to approve my labels?

Sandy Borchert Cloud computing Leave a Comment

We’re often contacted by companies struggling with manual quality assurance processes. While the details vary from company to company, they typically experience some or all of the following: They have to print labels manually in order to get them approved. They have to maintain a manual record of all printed labels. They spend a considerable amount of time and resources …

software license keys

Where’s my license key?

Susan Gosnell Cloud computing Leave a Comment

Did you know one of the most common support requests we receive is for help locating lost or deleted software license keys? This fact highlights one of the challenges of desktop software, such as traditional desktop label designers. Desktop applications are, by definition, local. Every time you upgrade or replace a computer, hire a new employee or move offices, you …

label designer

All I need is a label designer – and other common labeling misconceptions

Sandy Borchert Cloud computing Leave a Comment

When we talk to companies about label management, one of the most common objections we hear is, “All I need is a label designer.” We get it. Our label designer is still one of our most popular products. However, we often find that what starts out with a need to design labels more quickly and efficiently, ends up being a …