- PostNL Tracks Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceuticals Via RFID
The company has installed SenseAnywhere active UHF transceivers and receivers within the postal vehicles it operates in Belgium.
- NFC Promotion Boosts Pepsi's Midwest Sales
Rehrig Pacific intends to launch a second promotion, following an initial pilot program that enabled shoppers with NFC phones to tap a tag on the plastic trays on which soda bottles are displayed to access a hockey-game discount and Pepsi promotional info.
- Woodside Tests New Passive-Active RFID Tag
The Australian oil and gas company is trialing Omni-ID's Power 400 RFID tag, branded as the Woodside Smart Tag (or W-Tag), at its LNG operation site.
- Carlsberg UK Expands RFID Keg-Tracking System
The beer and cider brewer expects to tag a total of 600,000 kegs, using RFID to create a record of which empty kegs are onsite, which have been filled and shipped, and how long they remain at a customer's site.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal's 10th Annual European Event
RFID Journal LIVE! Europe will be held on Oct. 23 in London, and will focus on the benefits of employing RFID to improve business operations across Europe.
- Fujitsu Buys GlobeRanger, Bringing the Electronics Company into the U.S. RFID Market
GlobeRanger can now sell its Edgeware platform, along with Fujitsu's tags, integration and software solutions, to the Department of Defense and its suppliers, as well as to markets globally, with the support of its new parent company.
- Avery Dennison Looks Beyond Apparel
The company's seven new passive EPC Gen 2 tags are designed to expand the use of item-level RFID to other products, such as cosmetics, jewelry and shoes.
- Unipart Logistics Tests Active RFID for Automotive Customer
The U.K. company is using a system from RF Code to track when each of its five trucks are loaded with assembled parts, and when they leave its facility for delivery to a car manufacturing client.
- Ctrack Markets RFID-based Cargo-Tracking Seals in Europe
The technology, known as ISIS, enables companies to record which goods are loaded onto and removed from a particular truck—information that can be coupled with sensor data about the location of the vehicle itself.
- ELA Innovation's Readers and Active RFID Tags Monitor Goods, Tools in Transit
The French company is marketing a tiny RFID reader—small enough to fit on the dashboard of a truck's cab—designed to track tagged items loaded in the vehicle's trailer.
- RFID Takes the Strain Out of Testing Minnesota's Roadbeds
The state's transportation department is using passive EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID tags to help it better identify the exact locations of the buried sensors it employs to test various road-construction materials and processes.
- Brazilian Supermarket Operator Improves Logistics, Inventory Accuracy
Grupo Pão-de-Açúcar's investment in RFID has eliminated accounting discrepancies and boosted efficiency related to the distribution of fish to its Pão-de-Açúcar and Extra stores.
- Taiwanese Fruit Distributor Tracks Fresh Produce Via RFID
Je-Nong Cooperative Farm has reduced labor costs by adopting plastic crates with embedded passive UHF EPC tags to document the processing of fruit at its plant.
- Argentinean Sea Terminal to Launch RFID-Based Reefer Management
TecPlata's terminal at Buenos Aries' La Plata Port is installing active RFID tags from Identec Solutions to enable uses to remotely monitor and control conditions inside refrigerated containers.
- Veiling Holambra, a Major Latin American Horticultural Supplier, Adopts RFID
The cooperative, which is tagging more than 1 million baskets, carts and other circulating materials, expects to reduce costs and increase efficiency.