The return on investment for many RFID projects continues to hit the stratosphere. That certainly seems to be the case for Bear River Services, an agricultural supplier based in Rio Oso, Calif., that has seen an ROI of just several months for the yard management system it installed from Intelleflex and InCom. The first automated [...]
This case study from Intelleflex discusses the benefits of implementing pallet-level temperature monitoring and reviews a recent project with a major North American berry producer. It describes the importance and value of pallet level temperature monitoring from harvest to retailer including and the advantages of using FEFO+ to optimize routing based on shelf life.
Proper temperature monitoring and management throughout the cold chain is no longer a luxury but a necessity. This white paper from Intelleflex explains how pallet-level temperature monitoring of perishable produce can improve operations, reduce waste and increase profitability throughout the cold chain.
RFID 24-7 recently reported that RFID is making big strides in Asia when it comes to product authentication for liquor and tobacco. In fact, NXP forecasts that 150 million bottles of wine and alcohol will be tagged in Asia this year alone. Now comes an entirely new market – bird nests. Considered to be “the [...]
Metsä Group, a provider of tissue and cooking papers, board, pulp and wood products, is deploying RFID to better manage its pulp supply chain and order efficiency. The company hopes that adopting RFID will revolutionize the pulp industry as other suppliers deploy the technology. The development is seen as a major advancement in the pulp and paper [...]
Metsä Group, a provider of tissue and cooking papers, board, pulp and wood products, is deploying RFID to better manage its pulp supply chain and order efficiency. The company hopes that adopting RFID will revolutionize the pulp industry as other suppliers deploy the technology. The development is seen as a major advancement in the pulp [...]
Chinese consumers are demanding new ways to authenticate products as concerns about counterfeit products rise in that country. For example, more than 150 million bottles of liquor will be tagged this year in the APAC region in an effort to verify product authentication. But liquor and consumer goods aren’t the only products being tagged with RFID. [...]
The retail industry continues to embrace RFID technology. Sales gains, operational efficiencies and a reduction in shrink have been well documented, and 2012 is expected to be a breakthrough year as major retailers cue up the technology for deployment. RFID in retail is expected to become ubiquitous within 12 to 36 months. As Macy’s Chief [...]
Big insurers are banking on the benefits of RFID technology to open new markets in the insurance industry. Better yet, efficiency gains and reduced supply chain risks from deploying RFID could lead to cheaper insurance premiums for those that deploy the technology, bettering ROI’s that are already soaring. At a recent RFID and food safety [...]
RFID is used to track all kinds of wildlife, and now scientists are using the technology to track the feeding habits of common backyard birds. Scientists and students at Cornell Lab have affixed RFID tags to 125 individual birds of four species in order to learn more about their daily feeding habits. Since the project [...]