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Asset Tracking<br />Where are my Assets?<br />
Asset Tracking Definition<br />Dictionary Definitions of an Asset<br />Asset Definitions<br /><ul><li> Property to which a...
Tangible
Intangible
 Economic Resources owned by business or company.
 Things of value that can be readily converted into cash).</li></li></ul><li>Assets Versus Inventory<br />Inventories are ...
Computers
Tools
Files
Tools of the trade – Cars, Trucks, Forklifts, Test Equipment, People, etc.
Rule of Thumb – An Asset is tracked by a unique number, Inventory will have a quantity!</li></ul>Assets never have a quant...
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Asset Tracking Presentation From American Barcode And Rfid

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Asset Tracking Presentation From American Barcode And Rfid

  1. 1. Asset Tracking<br />Where are my Assets?<br />
  2. 2. Asset Tracking Definition<br />Dictionary Definitions of an Asset<br />Asset Definitions<br /><ul><li> Property to which a value can be assigned.
  3. 3. Tangible
  4. 4. Intangible
  5. 5. Economic Resources owned by business or company.
  6. 6. Things of value that can be readily converted into cash).</li></li></ul><li>Assets Versus Inventory<br />Inventories are also Assets but we traditionally refer to an Asset as anything that is tracked with a unique number.<br />Examples:<br /><ul><li>Servers
  7. 7. Computers
  8. 8. Tools
  9. 9. Files
  10. 10. Tools of the trade – Cars, Trucks, Forklifts, Test Equipment, People, etc.
  11. 11. Rule of Thumb – An Asset is tracked by a unique number, Inventory will have a quantity!</li></ul>Assets never have a quantity<br />Assets are often tracked by their “Serial Number!”<br />
  12. 12. Accounting Versus Physical<br />Most ERP and Accounting Systems Track Assets for the purposes of depreciation.<br />The system can tell you when an Asset was purchased and what it’s residual value is but what is missing?<br />WHERE IS THAT THING?<br />
  13. 13. Challenges with Asset Ignorance<br />If you don’t know where your assets are what can happen?<br />
  14. 14. AB&R Basic Asset Tracking Solutions<br />ABC Simple Asset<br />ABC Scan<br />ABC Scan RFID (Assetworx)<br />
  15. 15. ABC Simple Asset<br />Easy to use, no lookup, fast scanning<br />PC and Mobile Device Solution<br />2 fields, Location and Asset #<br />Query Builder<br />
  16. 16. ABC Scan Barcode<br />User Login<br />Asset information lookup on mobile device<br />7 additional fields with lookup lists<br />User defined fields<br />View remaining<br />Change the prompting behavior of the handheld<br />Access or SQL databases<br />Can change the location of the database<br />
  17. 17. ABC Scan RFID<br />RFID = Radio Frequency Identification<br />Passive<br />Active (Advanced Class)<br />Use Passive RFID tags to quickly identify assets<br />Encode Tag Options<br />Block<br />Handheld<br />RFID Printer<br />Do inventories FAST!<br />
  18. 18. Implementing Asset Tracking<br />SRDS – Systems Design and Requirements Study<br />Requirements<br />Importing Data<br />Initial Tagging Plan<br />New item tagging plan<br />Interfaces<br />RFID Site Survey<br />Installation and Training <br />Support<br />
  19. 19. Questions and Answers<br />

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