- Asco Tracks Component-Building Tools Via RFID
An EPC Gen 2 system provided by Zetes-RFIDea enables the aircraft-components manufacturer to more easily track the location and maintenance of its machining tools.
- Colombian Retailer Crystal Vestimundo Plans Second Item-Level RFID Pilot
Results of its first three-month pilot showed a significant reduction in labor associated with the shipping, receiving and inventorying of tagged apparel items; now, the company is preparing to run a more ambitious in-store trial.
- Warmkraft Boosts Order-Fulfillment Efficiency With RFID
The military uniform finisher is using EPC Gen 2 tags to reduce mispacks by 96 percent, and has cut shipping-related labor costs in half thanks to technology provided by SimplyRFID.
- U.S. Army Deploys 'Soldier-Friendly' System to Track Thousands of Vehicles in Kuwait
The Logistics Innovation Agency is installing active mesh-networking tags to military vehicles, in order to manage each one's preparation for shipment back to the United States.
- Auchan Tracks Produce Containers Via RFID
The French supermarket employs EPC Gen 2 tags and readers to track 1.8 million plastic reusable containers moving through the supply chain.
- Rockwell Collins Explores Ways to Benefit From RFID
The aviation electronic equipment provider is using the technology to automate entry of a part's shipping information, and plans to use tags to track the location and status of each unit on its production floor.
- ShelfX Unveils Store Shelves for Automating Purchases
The system, slated for supermarket pilots, will weigh products, determine what has been removed, and automatically charge a customer based on that person's RFID-enabled loyalty card or wristband.
- Lord & Taylor Tags Shoes, Boosts Sales
By attaching EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to shoes displayed on its sales floor, the retailer can ensure that customers can see every shoe style it sells.
- New Brazilian Fashion Chain Launches With RFID
At its debut store, Memove is using its garments' sewn-in EPC Gen 2 tags to increase efficiency at its DC and store, as well as improve its customers' experiences.
- 10 Fields Automotive Dealerships to Adopt RFID
The MyDealerLot solution, using passive UHF radio frequency identification technology, enables the dealerships' maintenance and sales staff to greet customers personally, and provide more efficient service.
- Container Centralen Says RFID Provides 'Substantial' Cost Savings
The horticulture logistics provider reports that less than a year after its 3.84 million trolleys were fitted with RFID tags, the company and its customers are seeing real benefits.
- RFID Cooks Up Tray Visibility for Chicago Bakery
Alpha Baking Co. is identifying the routes on which reusable trays are delayed or lost, enabling it to take corrective actions that ultimately result in significant cost savings.
- Brooke Army Medical Center Prepares RTLS Expansion
The 3-million-square-foot facility is adding Ekahau's Wi-Fi-based tags and Conexus' Plexus software to its new 200-bed tower, scheduled to open next month.
- At TAITRONICS 2011, Vendors Present a Variety of New RFID Products
The 37th annual Taiwanese electronics show included about 25 RFID companies selling hardware and software solutions for Asia and the rest of the world.
- Rush Tracking Systems Acquires ShockWatch Equipment-Monitoring Division
With this acquisition, the company has adopted a new name—TotalTrax—and will now offer a complete solution that can track not only a forklift's location and cargo, but also its driver's identity and any collisions that may occur.