• by ASP Microcomputers / From General / August 12, 2019 /

    What to Check for When Performing an Audit of Inventory

    What to Check for When Performing an Audit of Inventory

    The main reason businesses and companies perform audits is to ensure that the inventory shown on their balance sheets matches the physical inventory in storage.  Inventory includes everything from goods stored in the business/company premises, goods stored off-premises, goods on consignment with other businesses, goods on transit, supplies, and raw materials.  The process of making […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / April 24, 2019 /

    How to keep track of inventory?

    At the heart of a successful retail business is an inventory system that is managed with precision. It can take some time and years of experience to perfect this important aspect of business management, but the rewards are well worth it. In the following article, we will be taking a look at some methods of […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / February 1, 2019 /

    All About Stocktake Procedures For Warehouses

    stocktaking procedures for warehouses

    An accurate stocktake will let you manage the warehouse inventory more effectively and make informed business decisions over time. That is why it is important that you follow the right stocktaking procedures for warehouses at all times. There are many important factors to consider when stocktaking in your warehouse. Accurate stocktaking will help your accountant […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / February 1, 2019 /

    Notable Differences Between Stocktaking and Stock Checking

    difference between stocktaking and stock checking

    The inventory of a company is often one of its most important assets. They are available in a variety of forms such as finished and unfinished goods, work in progress, and raw materials. No matter what the actual inventory is, maintaining an accurate record is essential because it helps to calculate the holding cost of […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / February 1, 2019 /

    Physical Stocktaking Eliminates Discrepancies and Helps Reduce Wastage and Theft

    physical stocktaking

    Inventory makes up a substantial part of the capital locked up in a business. Keeping control of inventory is helped by physical stocktaking which is done by counting, weighing or by other means to check all items in stock. Stocktaking allows a business to check the accuracy of all stock records maintained in warehouses, goods […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / February 1, 2019 /

    All About Stocktaking Methods

    stocktaking methods

    If you own or operate a retail shop, you may already know the importance of stocktaking. In fact, stocktaking has numerous benefits for any type of business – whether a small, medium or large-scale establishment. The process may be carried out once a month, every year, or twice a year depending on the volume of […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / February 1, 2019 /

    The Importance of Stocktaking

    importance of stocktaking

    In case you are wondering why you should stocktake, you have come to the right place. Whether you operate a small, medium, or large-scale business, regular stocktaking comes with many benefits. In fact, regular stocktaking will help you find new ways to improve your business and increase profits in the long run. You will discover […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / February 1, 2019 /

    All About Stocktake Preparation

    stocktake preparation

    Being prepared for the process is crucial to the success of your stocktake. In fact, it will significantly smooth out the auditing and improve the accuracy of the stocktaking process.   Most Important Steps to Prepare For Your Next Stocktake There are many steps that you need to take before preparing for a stocktake in […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / January 31, 2019 /

    How To Conduct A Stocktake?

    how to stocktake

    An accurate stocktake is crucial in effectively managing the inventory of your business. It helps the business owner to make informed decisions when managing his/her business. A successful stocktaking process will help your accounts staff to reconcile physical stock to the inventory records, and highlight the variances and identify any issues with the stock management […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / January 31, 2019 /

    What is Stocktake in Retail?

    benefits of stocktaking

    Whether you operate a small, medium, or large-scale business, performing a complete stocktake at least twice a year is crucial for healthy inventory levels and minimising unwanted losses over time. However, stocktaking in a retail business can become quite frustrating, energy-draining, and time-consuming at times. On the other hand, the risk of serious human errors […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Stocktaking / January 31, 2019 /

    The Benefits Of Stocktaking

    benefits of stocktaking

    Stocktaking is the process of physically counting the items in your storage or warehouse facility and checking the number against the numbers you have on your records. The process can be performed every month, twice a year, or once a year depending on the volume of stock in your warehouse. Even though stocktaking may cause […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / November 30, 2018 /

    Merry Christmas from ASP

    Everyone here at ASP wishes you, your family, and colleagues, the compliments of the season and we thank you for your support during 2018. Our offices will be closed from noon on Friday December 21st, and will re-open on Wednesday January 9th, 2019. Last orders for dispatch in 2018 must be received no later than Wednesday December 19th. […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / October 30, 2018 /

    Melbourne Cup Long Weekend

    Our offices will be closed on Monday November 5th and Tuesday November 6th for the Melbourne Cup long weekend. You can still send an email to us during this time, or leave us a telephone message and we will get back to you when we return on Wednesday November 7th.

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / December 21, 2017 /

    6 Tips on How Barcode Scanners Can Improve Efficiency

    barcode scanner

    Barcode scanners are one of the most fundamental tools when it comes to streamlining your business processes. As barcode scanners are able to automate and simplify what are typically time-intensive procedures, they have been able to help companies significantly save valuable time and money. We would like to share our top 6 tips on how […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Technical Notes / August 29, 2017 /

    Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC) problems on Windows 10

    We have discovered that Windows Mobile Device Center does not work correctly on some Windows 10 installations, and in some cases, a working installation can stop working after Windows Updates.  This is apparently due to internal changes to some Windows 10 services by Microsoft. We have found that this issue can be resolved by changing […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / August 4, 2017 /

    Asset Management is Critical for Public Institutions

    asset management systems

    While asset management is important for any type of institution it is particularly important for schools and other public institutions. Money is tight and you are responsible to the community for how you handle the resources you have. Unless you know where your assets are and who is using them then you are not doing […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / August 4, 2017 /

    An Up To Date Time and Attendance System Can Save You Considerable Money

    Time and Attendance System

    If you have hourly employees then you need a mechanism for tracking time and attendance. If that system is manual and time is recorded on  honor, then it is just a matter of time before you have a conflict between your payroll department and your employees. Even when you have a small staff, things can […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / August 4, 2017 /

    PDAs Provide Mobility Solutions to Business

    Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) or palm held computers have been widely marketed as mobile personal organisers for individuals but it is the business PDAs such BlackBerry that have delivered mobility solutions to corporate Australia. PDAs were initially used by individuals to simply keep notes, contacts and easily connect to the internet. Today many newer PDAs […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / August 4, 2017 /

    Buying Asset Management Software Can Save You Thousands of Dollars

    asset management software

    As a business owner what do you think you would find if you calculated the value of all your hard assets? That includes all the computer equipment, machinery and any other durable goods that you use to run your business. Would it be thousands of dollars, millions of dollars? There is no question it would […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / August 4, 2017 /

    SMART Technology Will Drive Supply Chain Management in the Future

    supply chain management

    There are a lot of really smart people out there thinking about what the supply chain of the future will look like and how information technology will help to shape that future. IBM, Oracle Software, Purdue University, the list goes on and on. That’s not really surprising since supply chain management (SCM) is such a […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / July 11, 2017 /

    Custom solutions by ASP Microcomputers

    Off-the-shelf systems don’t always meet everyone’s needs. Every business is unique, and sometimes you really need a system designed around your own requirements and working patterns. Established in 1977, ASP Microcomputers has a long history of developing functional, robust, and easy to use solutions which are designed to be reliable and intuitive. We can work […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / June 16, 2017 /

    Antimicrobial scanners for hygiene-sensitive and sterile environments

    High Performance Scanners for Sterile and Hygiene-Sensitive Applications Society is more germ-conscious than ever. It’s a trend to use devices incorporating anti-microbial materials for some specific environments to minimize the risk of spreading infectious micro-organisms and other bacteria. These scanners are loaded with the features required to perform outstanding reading performance and mobility in hygiene-sensitive […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / March 16, 2017 /

    ASP celebrates 40 years in 2017!

    Way back in 1977, when ASP Microcomputers started, we definitely weren’t thinking about our 40th birthday. From those humble beginnings, we’ve grown into a successful Data Technology company. Thanks to the ongoing efforts of our fantastic staff, the co-operation of suppliers, and the support of our many happy clients, here we are… 40 years on. […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / February 24, 2017 /

    What is RFolution!?

    Whether you’re a hardware vendor, a software developer or an end user, RFolution! solves the problems of wireless RF data collection systems for those using PC networks. Here’s how: What is RFolution!? RFolution! is a Windows PC program that allows you to: Create and test programs to operate RF Portable Barcode Readers (even without RF […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General / November 30, 2016 /

    Our history

    ASP Microcomputers is the trading name of Grayline Holdings Pty. Ltd., a privately held Company based in the Melbourne suburb of Ormond. ASP was established in 1977, initially as an importer of computer equipment, but we were soon designing products to sell under our own name, and undertaking design work for others. ASP’s first barcode […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,Time and Attendance / November 2, 2016 /

    Facial Recognition

    ASP is currently evaluating a new time and attendance terminal that uses facial recognition. Stay tuned for more information. This new terminal is a breakthrough in innovation. The core algorithm and powerful hardware platform ensures that facial recognition occurs in less than a second. The advanced infrared light source enables the terminal to operate even […]

  • by ASP Microcomputers / From General,ASPluris / September 14, 2016 /

    ASPluris™ – Supply Chain Mobility in the Palm of Your Hand™

    barcode scanner

    Business initiatives are becoming more customer orientated, so it’s essential they add value to your customers while building you a successful and profitable business. The need for a robust Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Warehouse Management System (WMS) with Mobility has become paramount in realising productivity and efficiency gains in today’s competitive business environment. To […]