Millennia Hi-Tech Systems: Simplifying Data Capturing Process through Innovative Barcode Technology & Customization

M. Habeeb Rahuman, Director
M. Habeeb Rahuman, Director

Back in 1949, no one ever imagined that Joseph Woodland’s seaside doodles would stump the idea of barcode invention and evolve into technological reality. Labelling each commodity with distinct identification code scaled-down long queues, simplified retail sale and amplified efficiency. With WalMart adopting barcode technology for advanced logistics and inventory management, it became evident that this neat, little piece of engineering had forces of knitting together global economy. Today, barcode technology has emerged as a global capitalism insignia and transformed data capturing process in retailing and manufacturing verticals.

Witnessing the far-reaching impact of barcode technology during GTEX Roadshow in Dubai, Rtn. M. Habeeb Rahuman (Director) along with three directors onboard established Millennia Hi-Tech Systems in 2004 to introduce Barcode’s distinctive product line in Indian vicinity. The Chennai-based company simplifies data capturing process by providing appropriate products, solutions, accessories services and consumables undrer a single umbrella. It extracts data from existing customer’s master database, validates it and gives the data back to client using barcode technology.

Scanning the Right Barcode
Enabling extensive usage of barcode technology, Millennia renders end-to-end solutions by
"We assure strong support through quality servicing, product durability and choose the product according to company’s area of strength, procurement and supply"

understanding and analyzing client’s industry needs and offers right barcode software with an added advantage of customization. Under its product line, the company offers multi-type label printers (handheld, desktop & mobile), barcode readers, RFID solutions and Point of Sale (POS). While manufacturing industries and healthcare centres deploy data capturing hardware products, educational institutions and diagnostics labs leverage Millennia’s barcode solutions for card reading, student ID tracking and samples tracking, event management and asset management respectively. On the flip side, multiple businesses belonging to retail, F&B and hospitality industries are upgrading from manual operation to POS for having easy point of stock inventory, delivery and payment with mobility.

Since technology is Millennia’s core strength, the company leverages its tie-ups with global manufacturers like Toshiba, HID Fargo and Honeywell for quality product procurement and simplified servicing. Besides, it develops software in-house, ranging from ready to serve software for retail, manufacturing and warehouse industry, customized software for job placement and tracking solution for top universities along with rendering various event management solutions. Today, Millennia is one of the key market distributors of barcode technology nationally and started a separate vertical, Millennia Global Soft, in 2016 for software development, skilled data capturing and identification software solutions.
Strategized Spectrum of Servicing
Established on strong pillars of consistent inventory, technical marketing, skilled manpower and robust backend support, Millennia outshines its competition by providing outstanding pre-sales and post-sales support. Habeeb asserts, “We assure strong support through quality servicing, product durability and choose the product according to company’s area of strength, procurement and supply”. While three-six years of guarantee is availed on each product, the company strategically utilizes in-house inventory for replacements, thus ensuring uninterrupted, valuable servicing.

Millennia procures registered, globalized barcodes from EAN and GS1 authorities to prevent product counterfeiting and maintains constant interaction with clients for timely up gradations and after-sales servicing. Empowering large conglomerates with annual maintenance provision, it offers two kinds of AMCs – comprehensive and non-comprehensive, along with on-site engineer facility, depending on client’s usage/setup and market conditions.

Anticipating 33 percent growth of barcode technology amongst small-scale and medium-scale manufacturers in the next five years, Millennia has plans onboard for equalizing its product-service ratio to 50 percent each and extending its offerings in terms of products, services, solutions and consumables. While catering to a reputed clientele base including OTIS, MEDALL, MIOT Hospital, Danfos, Royal Enfield and many more, the company is an active member of AIDC Association of India & Madras Chamber of Commerce, records an annual 25 percent revenue growth and envisions evolving into a holistic product & solution company in India.