Bar-code systems can help protect small tools
Abstract: Throughout the year, many construction companies tend to see a ton of small tools mysteriously disappear at the hands of petty thieves and dishonest employees. The good news is that they can nip tool thefts in the bud by integrating the right technology into their operations. One intriguing option is bar-code technology. This article explains how it can not only improve management efficiency, but also be integrated into an accounting system to boost the value of tool-related data and streamline procurement of these assets.