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

Susan Gosnell 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 …

the cloud

How do you know when to move labeling to the cloud?

Susan Gosnell Cloud computing Leave a Comment

In every industry, Cloud technology is driving digital transformation. From ERP to CRM systems, from warehouse and inventory management applications to product lifecycle management, system after system is going to the cloud. Companies of all sizes are striving for a zero on-premise footprint and are adopting software-as-a-service for critical processes. Which leads us to the question, if all of these …

SAP and labeling

Digital labeling in SAP – An integral part of the new normal supply chain

Lee Patty Cloud computing, SAP Leave a Comment

Today we are experiencing massive fluctuations in consumer demand patterns and workplace practices that slightly over a year ago would have seemed farfetched. Economic downturns are threatening the livelihood of many companies and businesses need to not only ensure continuity today, but also a foundation for the future. To this end, streamlining supply chain efficiency and visibility has never been …

post pandemic

The new post-pandemic business model: providing services virtually

Paul Vogt Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

In our business, the human touch is important. Prior to the pandemic, as a NiceLabel channel partner, you were constantly visiting customers with new solutions, to provide services, check supply inventory and discuss ongoing projects. The pandemic has put a stop to many of these in-person visits, and we’ve had to go virtual. To continue to provide the same level …

cloud, suppliers

Cloud: A solution for manufacturers and suppliers alike

Lee Patty Cloud computing Leave a Comment

Accurate and efficient labeling is essential for any supply chain, as it plays a critical role in everything from avoiding errors to increasing visibility and ensuring goods move quickly from point A to point B. It’s here that supplier compliance and cooperation is extremely valuable. But, as many who work with massive networks of third-party suppliers, contract manufacturers, re-packagers, re-labelers …

pharmaceutical manufacturers

Overcoming the challenge of accurate supplier labeling

Ken Moir Cloud computing, Life sciences, Pharmaceutical Leave a Comment

Mergers and acquisitions are all too common for pharmaceutical manufacturers. While the combination of two companies has its benefits, it doesn’t come without growing pains and challenges. Take for example, labeling. A merger can result in decentralized labeling processes with inherited home-grown systems and a new array of third-party suppliers, contract manufacturers, re-packagers and re-labelers. It can also lead to …

future of food labeling

The future of food labeling: What’s ahead in 2021

Ken Moir Cloud computing, Food and beverage Leave a Comment

2020 was a wild year for food manufacturers and supply chains worldwide, and at the epicenter of many of this year’s challenges was one unassuming, yet vital element to streamlining operations and ensuring success: the label. Like many years, 2020 saw countless recalls due to mislabeled allergens, but we also experienced many new and emerging issues that were entirely unexpected. …

supply chain processes in the cloud

Labeling for the future: Streamlining supply chain processes in the cloud

Lee Patty Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

In just a few short years, cloud technology has become ubiquitous across countless industries worldwide. And with a broad range of benefits, from operational efficiency and scale to greater financial value, it’s no surprise that businesses of all sizes are adopting cloud solutions at an increasing rate. In fact, even before Covid-19, the cloud SaaS market was projected to jump …

labeling trends

2021 – The key trends set to impact the labeling market

Ken Moir Cloud computing Leave a Comment

As we look ahead to what 2021 has in store, organizations are increasingly looking for integrated solutions for everything from artwork management to factory labeling and direct marking. As a result, the move to convergence is the trend we expect to change the face of the labeling market. This convergence is supported by the ongoing rollout of centralized label management …