If your business lacks an asset tagging or tracking system then you are in danger of losing money. To protect your invaluable assets, tagging them really helps. It does not matter how big or small your business is, in order to succeed, implementing security measures should be the first thing on your priority list.
How does asset tagging work?
Fixing labels on your assets can be tedious but it is inexpensive. Look around your office or your warehouse, you will find thousands of things just lying around which can be easily swapped, misplaced or even stolen. Apart from setting up cameras in your working area it can be beneficial that you start tagging your valuables. Asset tagging is considered a mark of ownership.
Asset tags are made of materials which have a self-destructive film, so when someone tries to mess with them, these tags leave words like ‘void’ or any other mark behind. Such products cannot then be sold because words like ‘void’ do not impress the seller or the buyer. Polyester, foil or self- adhesive asset tags are currently available and many more materials are used besides for asset tagging. Asset tags can also be personalised for your company. You can get your company name, logo or any other mark imprinted on the asset tag.
Some asset tags also contain barcodes, which is an excellent addition and greatly helps you to track an item if it goes missing. If ever there is any damage to the company such as a fire, insurance is paid only after proof of ownership is submitted. Asset tags are considered proof of ownership and hence you will receive recompense for your loss.
You want to protect everything that belongs to you and that is your property, so tag your assets and protect your products.