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Fresh Food Provider Sees £150,000 Savings With RFID

Reynolds built its own UHF RFID-based system to track its approximately 60,000 reusable crates as they are packed, then shipped to and returned from customers; the company is now examining other ways in which the technology could help track product shipments or forklift transit efficiency at its distribution center.

Efficiency Case Studies

RFID Cuts Worker Alert Response Time in Half

Gilbane Building Co. has reduced the amount of time it takes to respond to a worker's help call by about 91 percent, using an RFID solution from Triax to automatically detect a potential injury and issue an alert with that individual's location to the medics onsite.

Efficiency Features

RFID Addresses Harsh Environment, Tight Regulations in Chinese Oil and Gas Industry

Xerafy is providing its UHF RFID solutions for managing tools and pipes to CNOOC Oil and Gas, off-shore, as well as to PetroChina, at its onshore Junggar Basin site, to capture operation, maintenance and inspection details about equipment use in some of the world's harshest oil-drilling environments.

Efficiency Editor's Notes

RFID Is the First Step Toward Digital Transformation

Companies that want to be truly digital—and truly efficient and effective, and take advantage of advances in artificial intelligence—need to deploy radio frequency identification technologies. Here's why.

Efficiency Expert Views

The Crossroads of Communications and RFID

Communication devices are paving the way for advanced RFID capabilities, and are laying a roadmap to more profitable businesses and efficient workforces.

Efficiency White Papers

  • RFID: Tracking a Tangible Approach to Gain Efficiencies in Food Retail
    Published September 2015
    The retail food industry provides a valuable service to consumers worldwide, but as a commodity market, it succeeds on razor-thin margins. Given the resource-intensive nature of grocery stores, responding to volatile market conditions while remaining competitive is extremely difficult. Avery Dennison explains how radio frequency identification could hold the answer for the retail food industry, serving as a key enabler in allowing stores to streamline resources, maximize profits and keep customers happy. (7 pages)
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