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The latest and greatest tips, tricks, product announcements and CF Biggs news.

STREAMLINING LOGISTICS WORKFLOWS

By cfbiggsadmin1 | Nov 30, 2020 |
Toshiba Logistics

As consumers, we are purchasing more and more online compared to traveling to a brick and mortar store. In fact, eCommerce sales have doubled in the past five years and are approaching 20% growth year over year.  And, this growth was accelerated with COVID-19’s shelter-in-place orders that shifted online shopping from an occasional method to…

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RUNNING YOUR LAW FIRM FROM HOME: WHERE TO START, HOW TO MOVE FORWARD

By cfbiggsadmin1 | Oct 13, 2020 |

The pandemic of 2020 has produced a myriad of consequences for the legal industry, with courts literally closing up shop and halting new case filings, which in turn caused a significant drop in law firm billings. By June, Clio, a leading legal technology firm, documented a 27% decrease in billings nationwide, leading firms to layoff…

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WHAT TO KNOW IF BUYING A LABEL PRINTER PART 4: 3 MOST COMMON MISTAKES WHEN CHOOSING A LABEL PRINTER

By cfbiggsadmin1 | Sep 25, 2020 |

We’ve seen a lot of businesses pick a lot of label printers. Many get it right, but some get it wrong. The impact of getting it wrong is the increased cost and time of having to replace a printer more frequently. Here are the three most frequent mistakes: 1. Not picking the right printer for…

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WHAT TO KNOW IF BUYING A LABEL PRINTER PART 3: PRINT HEADS – FLATHEAD AND NEAR EDGE: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS?

By cfbiggsadmin1 | Sep 25, 2020 |

You’ve probably heard it called by several names. Bar code. Thermal printing, Thermal bar code. It’s all the same. Once you’ve decided you need thermal transfer technology, the next consideration is the type of print head required for your job. There are two types of print head used in thermal transfer printing: • Flathead • Near edge…

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WHAT TO KNOW IF BUYING A LABEL PRINTER PART 2: PRINT TECHNOLOGIES – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHICH IS BEST FOR YOUR BUSINESS

By cfbiggsadmin1 | Sep 25, 2020 |

Bar code labels are used in nearly every industry, some (retail, manufacturing and healthcare) more predominantly than others. This series is meant to help educate consumers on differences when selecting the proper product for your specific application. To begin with, there are two types of print technology used for labels: • Thermal transfer • Thermal direct As…

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WHAT TO KNOW IF BUYING A LABEL PRINTER PART 1: WHAT TO CONSIDER

By cfbiggsadmin1 | Sep 24, 2020 |

Whether it’s retail, logistics, hospitality, shipping, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, manufacturing – just about every business needs labels in order to track, count, price and ensure safe use of their products. It’s the easiest way to list ingredients, materials, hazards, and safety information. Labels, therefore, need to be legible to be read by the human eye…

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THE TRUTH ABOUT COLOR…AND HOW IT CAN BENEFIT YOUR BUSINESS

By cfbiggsadmin1 | Sep 14, 2020 |

If you’re not outputting your business communications in color, you haven’t been paying attention! Numerous studies show that business communications produced in color have a more persuasive effect on clients and employees than black and white. In fact, psychologists have found that you’re more likely to forget something when it’s in black and white. An ARTICLE by…

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