Barcodes labels are printed by baracode printers. Barcode labels contain the information about product. This information can be read by barcode scanners like Symbol barcode scanner. Barcode labels are used to inventory management and asset tracking.
Because of technology advancement, portable IT equipment and other teaching aids are being used in schools today. So, it is important to keep track of the assets of school. Equipment tracking means, when a member of staff or student wants use somethings, it can be found easily with out wasting time.
Problems in schools: It is a challenging thing to keep track of the equipment in schools. Many members of the staff need to use many types of equipments at different times. So it is difficult to monitor everything.
They want to protect the items like musical instruments along with IT equipments. It is necessary and critical to keep track the instruments in school.
Trying asset labels to track equipments is considered as the best way. This means, a label (barcode label) is assigned to each item with a unique number. Using barcode labels save time while tracking an inventory. They use the asset labels in conjunction with an asset register. Asset register is the record of all equipments and can be kept as hard copy.
There are different materials used to create asset labels like aluminum, steel, and polyesters. Like this school equipments can be tracked by using barcode labels.