Logistics

Printing, Applying, and Verifying Shipping Labels

Identify and resolve label printing and placement problems

Related Products

Man holding Cognex DataMan 370

DataMan 370 Series

Fixed-mount barcode readers deliver superior read performance for the broadest range of applications.

DataMan 470 Series

Fixed-mount barcode readers solve complex, high-throughput manufacturing and logistics applications with ease.

Whether your organization has a one million square foot facility or small regional warehouses, fulfillment starts with accurately printing and applying a tracking label to ensure each item is sorted and routed correctly. Label machines can occasionally print a bad label, or the machine may not affix the label correctly to the package. Smudged, wrinkled, flagged, or improperly placed labels lower read rates and lead to costly manual rework, delayed shipments, and even fines.

Using a top-sided reading tunnel featuring Cognex DataMan 370 or DataMan 470 image-based barcode readers after the label application process can help verify that shipping labels are correct. Cognex top side barcode tunnels use advanced algorithms to achieve 99.9% read rates – even if codes are damaged or smudged. With code quality metrics, DataMan barcode readers can flag poor quality codes for immediate resolution, before they make their way into the sortation process. This in turn diverts the problematic packages for immediate rework so they do not cause jams, misreads, mis-sorts, or other issues in the downstream process. In addition, for example, if codes are consistently misapplied or wrinkled, the code grading from the readers allows facility managers to identify and fix printer errors to minimize problems downstream.

Featured Cognex Products

GET ACCESS TO SUPPORT & TRAINING FOR PRODUCTS & MORE

Join MyCognex

HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

Cognex representatives are available worldwide to support your vision and industrial barcode reading needs.

Contact Us
Loading...