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Top 10 Equipment Inventory Management Practices to Follow

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 25, 2020

How many different pieces of equipment are used by your business every day? We don’t just mean things like screwdrivers and wrenches—what about laptops? Handheld scanners? Specialized instruments?

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How to Keep Track of Equipment Inventory

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 6, 2020

It’s amazing how many hidden costs you uncover when you look into how your business manages its equipment. For businesses of any size in any industry, streamlining how you track and manage your equipment is an excellent way to protect your bottom line.

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10 Elements Your Company Equipment Damage Policy Should Cover

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 28, 2020

No matter how many safeguards you put in place, some of your business equipment will inevitably be damaged. It might be due to an employee’s honest mistake, because they ignored instructions, or it could even be the result of a malicious act, but damage is going to happen. This makes a company equipment damage policy an important tool for protecting your organization’s finances and maintaining productivity.

In this blog post we'll talk about the top 10 must-have elements you need in your company equipment damage policy:

  1. Objectives and Scope
  2. Definitions
  3. Roles
  4. Company Responsibilities
  5. Employee Responsibilities
  6. Policy Exceptions
  7. Communication Process
  8. Consequences
  9. Compensation Process
  10. Links to Related Forms

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6 Ways Organizations Use Secure Locker Systems

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 14, 2020

Secure locker systems are deceptively powerful business tools. They can be used for much more than just secure storage, although they’re pretty good at that job, too.

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Our Top 6 Creative Uses for Smart Lockers

By Shannon Arnold on May 15, 2019

There’s a reason that we call our asset lockers ‘ smart lockers ’. When people think ‘asset locker’ they often just envision storage space. But they can be much more.

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How Smart Locker Systems Help to Protect Against Insider Threats

By Shannon Arnold on Dec 11, 2018

Every organization worries about insider threats and insider attacks, and with good reason. Enterprise security surveys over the last decade have consistently shown between 50% and 60% of reported thefts and other losses annually have originating internally.

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Hotel Tablets - How to Manage Electronic Devices

By Matt Belo on Nov 27, 2018

By its very nature, the service industry is in a constant search for ways to improve and optimize the customer experience. Quicker sign in, improved staff workflow, and offering a personalized experience for each customer are all ways hotels aim to set themselves apart in an increasingly competitive industry. As a result, they’re turning to new methods and technologies to give themselves a competitive edge; the most recent trend we’re seeing in hotels and hospitality is the usage of handheld tablets, phones and iPods to staff members, concierges, and directly into rooms for customer use. The initiative has been put in place to enable staff to better serve customers and to help remain engaged in their day-to-day work. So you can expect a bit more than a mint on your pillow next time when you check into your hotel room for your next trip.  

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The True Cost of Asset Loss in a Digital World

By Matt Belo on Oct 23, 2018

As we all know, theft and asset loss are an unfortunate part of running a business. According to recent studies, 25% of employees have lost important assets relating to their job, and shoplifting combined with Employee Fraud and Theft cost retailers nearly $50 billion last year. While there are many tools to mitigate this loss, human error will always be present among even the most careful employees. 

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