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 …

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 …

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 …