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RFID Journal covers RFID logistics technologies and applications, which enable companies to better track shipments and assets.

Companies Testing IoT System When Goods Are 'On the Road'

A waste-management firm and a high-value goods logistics provider are piloting a solution from Barcoding Inc., using CalAmp sensor devices and tags as well as software to capture and manage data about goods—even when they are in transit—via a combination of cellular, Wi-Fi, BLE and other technologies.

Logistics Case Studies

Florida Fire and Rescue Supplier Extends Visibility via RFID

The Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District, using RFID tagging services from supplier QuadMed and a solution from Silent Partner Technologies, has reduced its inventory spending by 30 percent, while the Broward County Sheriff's Fire and Rescue Office plans to track the goods it uses and sells for emergency services.

Logistics Features

Tagging Retail Items at the Source

Retailers and suppliers are working together to achieve supply chain and internal benefits.

Logistics Editor's Notes

Is RFID Essential in Manufacturing?

One day, all large manufacturers will use the technology to cut costs and streamline their operations.

Logistics Expert Views

The Rise of Logistics Tech Activates Entrepreneurs

Given the complexity of supply chain evolution, companies that optimize across links in the chain may help to shape our future.

Logistics Best Practices

Best Practices: RFID Change Management

Six steps can ensure a smooth transition as you deploy or expand a radio frequency identification system.

Logistics How To Articles

How to Select a Real-Time Locating System

These four steps will help you determine the most cost-efficient solution for managing assets and improving the bottom line.

Logistics Videos

Logistics White Papers

  • UHF RFID: Taking Manufacturing Visibility and Control to the Next Level
    Published March 2016
    Ultrahigh-frequency RFID technology can provide manufacturing and logistics operators with longer read ranges and faster read speeds, and its simultaneous tag-reading capacity can enable more complex applications. Siemens' Michael LaGrega and Nicole Lauther provide a brief history of RFID, as well as an overview of how it works and common applications. This paper covers the six most basic steps required to successfully deploy a UHF RFID system. (8 pages)
  • The Explosion of Retail Item-Level RFID: A Foundation for the Retail Revolution
    Published April 2013
    This white paper, authored by ChainLink Research's Bill McBeath in collaboration with Tagsys, provides a comprehensive overview of what to look for in an end-to-end item-level inventory implementation. It uses Tagsys' holistic system approach, with its FiTS integrated hardware and software offering, as well as real-world experiences from retailers and logistics suppliers, such as Port Logistics Group, to outline best practices for deploying a system that maximizes the benefits of RFID-based inventory management. (24 pages)
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