- Conference Improves Attendee Flow, Meal Planning via RFID
The Charleston Defense Contractors Association has been able to re-strategize its session locations, as well as reduce the amount of waste in food costs, by better understanding attendee behavior and traffic movement.
- French Police Automate Weapon Management With RFID
The Marseille Police Force has deployed STid's Be-Weapon RFID technology at two of its weapon-storage sites, thereby speeding up the process of retrieving weapons and ensuring that no inventory goes missing or requires maintenance.
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Tracks IT Assets
The federal agency tagged more than 115,000 items to improve inventory efficiencies and reduce costs.
- Canadian Uniform Company Tracks Products With RFID
The system that Logistik Unicorp built in-house enables it to link raw materials with finished products, and to track those goods as they are received from a manufacturer, stored in its warehouse and then shipped to individual customers.
- U.S. Army Uses RFID to Track and Manage Parachutes
With no room for error, the chain-of custody solution reduces costs and labor and improves safety.
- The Ongoing War Against Inefficiencies
The U.S. Department of Defense is refining its RFID strategy to optimize the world's most complex supply chain.
- 2011 RFID Journal Award Winner: Most Innovative Use of RFID—Tracking and Monitoring the Deadliest Cache
Argonne National Laboratory has developed a strategy that uses RFID to safeguard nuclear materials.
- An RFID Roadmap for Small and Midsize Contract Manufacturers
Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing, which makes aerospace components, deployed a work-in-process application to track orders for Boeing.
- Targeted Attack
The U.S. Department of Defense aims to use RFID to eliminate waste, improve services and bolster security in its complex supply chain. The DOD's successes so far have convinced allies and some defense contractors to follow suit.
- 10 Presentations From RFID Journal LIVE! 2009
Speakers at the conference offered numerous case studies on monitoring assets, inventories, items, temperatures and more.
- The Next Phase of AIT-enabled Distribution at the DLA
In this PowerPoint presentation with audio, recorded at RFID Journal LIVE! 2009, Mark Lieberman, program manager for the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency, explains how RFID and other technologies will deliver improved availability, trust, responsiveness, speed and efficiency within the defense supply chain to support the war effort.
- Aerospace/Defense Track
The U.S. Department of Defense, as well as airplane manufacturers Boeing and Airbus, have deployed RFID systems to improve their supply chains and operations. This track focused on the benefits all three are achieving, and how their suppliers are meeting tagging mandates and achieving benefits, both internally and across their supply chains.
- U.S. Department of Energy Employs RFID to Safeguard the Country
The Argonne National Laboratory developed an active RFID system that tracks nuclear materials to protect human health, the environment and national security.
- RFID Takes Hold in the U.S. Air Force
Robins Air Force Base, in Georgia, developed an RFID system to track critical aircraft components and tools, thus saving money and improving safety. The asset-tracking system has been deployed at five other bases and could become part of a standard solution in the Air Force.
- An RFID Port in a Storm
When hurricanes or other emergencies force people to leave their homes, Texas is ready to track the evacuees from transportation points to destination shelters.