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    What Does an Emergency Aid Tracking App Do?

    Scan to track emergency relief assets and supplies, improving efficiency and accountability for government agencies and relief organizations.







    FAQs About Emergency Aid Tracking

    Can I use my pre-existing database of inventory?

    Absolutely. You can import your database manually or automatically. Alternatively, you can integrate codeREADr with your server to send and receive information directly.

    Can we use NFC tags instead of printed labels?

    Absolutely. If your device is NFC enabled, you can use this technology rather than scanning via the camera on the device.

    How can I prevent duplicate additions to our database?

    Duplicate checking – a feature that can be implemented on validate scans services- alerts the user that a barcode has already been scanned.

    Can we add things like photos or question answers along with the item in the database?

    Using our Questions feature, you can include the option to add notes or even specific questions such as damaged goods and location.

    Can I see who was responsible for a particular item?

    By creating different users, scans can be searched by user or show a history of scans for an item that correlates to usernames.

    Can we scan things out as well as in? Can we decrease the quantity of an item as it is taken out?

    A special feature we offer is the Auto Increment/Decrement middleware. It is a bit advanced but when configured, any item scanned in or out can increase or decrease the current inventory count for that asset by the quantity scanned each time.

    Is pricing based on how many assets we have?

    Every paid plan has unlimited scans available. Our pricing model is per device. A device is counted as billable if your authorized app-user signs into the device anytime during your monthly billing period. The monthly count is not based on concurrently used devices but instead, the total number of unique devices that signed in during your monthly billing period. Each month this count resets and each device sign in counts towards your plan limit.

    What if there isn’t a good internet connection on location?

    CodeREADr works offline as well as online. While certain features, such as conditional validation and cross-device duplicate checking, require internet connection, the basic functionality of verifying a ticket against a database is available for download and use without internet.

    Do we need to print labels for our assets or will the codes attached to them already work?

    If your assets have barcodes like UPC attached to them already, we can read this code and allow you to add information about the item to your database. If the assets are bare, you need to attach the barcode to it in some way.

    The vast majority of our customers use a third-party vendor- one we recommend is ID&C, but any company should work -for the labels themselves. While you can generate barcode values and images on codeREADr, it is generally time-consuming and not meant for actions such as label printing. Once you’ve purchased labels, you can either upload a database of the values you’ve received or scan each code in as you track.

    Can we add things like photos or item info to the label so that this information appears when scanned?

    If you are using a record scans service, you will need to create your barcode values on codeREADr in order to edit what is shown when they are scanned. If you choose to use validate scans, any barcodes can be used, and the response text can be edited when uploading the database.

    You can use Webify formatting to include photos hosted remotely. However, when the scans are downloaded, these images will only be given as links to the images themselves. The response text can include virtually any information you’d like to associate and display with the label being scanned.

    Can we generate a report that shows asset data per day?

    On the Scans page, you can filter and view a report of codes scanned and even automatically export those records to Excel, Google Sheets, etc. When exported you can sort scans by ‘timestamp scanned’ or by user who scanned it.

    How can we update the quantity or other information about an item?

    Advanced Database Builder using Postback allows you to make changes to our default questions with our standard DBB. Using this service, you can attach question responses to your barcode value so that this data is linked. These responses can be edited via this service type if necessary.

    Can I make the app look any differently, e.g. change what it says when an item is invalid or include my company’s logo?

    We offer the ability to customize the display of the response screen as well as change the response text as desired. Additionally, there are both free and paid options for white labeling the app to include your logo.

    Do we need special hardware to scan assets?

    CodeREADr is compatible with most devices. This includes iOS, Android, and mobile computers. We do not sell any hardware so it is up to you to decide on which devices you will use codeREADr.

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