- Oxford Reaches RFID ROI Within 12 Months
The largest ceramic and porcelain maker in the Americas reports that it has achieved a return on its first investment in the technology, eliminating errors in its product-delivery process.
- RFID Journal Updates Categories for 11th Annual Awards
To better reflect the current state of RFID adoption, the RFID Journal Awards will now highlight the technology's best deployments in retail, manufacturing and health care, as well as in logistics and supply chain.
- RFID News Roundup
Confidex announces Confidex Links service for NFC tags ••• William Frick & Co. releases RFID-based asset-tracking Android app ••• PANMOBIL intros apps for RFID-enabled logistics, asset-tracking ••• Avery Dennison's RFID sales up more than 35 percent in third quarter ••• Pepperl+Fuchs buys ecom instruments, a provider of RFID devices for hazardous areas ••• TransCore to provide all-electronic tolling for NYC bridges, tunnels.
- RFID Brings Visibility to LCD Flat Display Manufacturer
Innolux is using passive UHF RFID tags embedded in the ground, as well as attached to containers, pallets and forklifts, to make sure that the correct goods and materials are being received and shipped out.
- East Coast Warehouse Tracks Shipping Containers via RFID
The temperature-controlled warehouse operator has seen a 19 percent increase in productivity since installing a system that uses passive UHF tags to track when containers arrive at its yard, and are inspected, unloaded and returned.
- RFID Platform Tracks HP Brazil's Manufacturing, Distribution
The company's cloud-based platform, Exceler8 - Innovating Industry 4.0, provides visibility into status of the desktop, laptop and tablet PCs it produces—yielding a range of benefits.
- Impinj Releases xSpan Reader for Tracking Flow of Items, People
The latest in the company's family of gateway readers with built-in steerable-beam antennas, the xSpan has two-directional tracking capacity, and is smaller and less expensive than Impinj's xArray.
- RFID Helps Greek Rail Service Save Money
TrainOSE is using a UHF RFID system from Trinity Systems to track the locations of freight cars, in order to improve logistics and reduce the fees it must pay if third-party railcars are not returned to their owners on time.
- RFID Journal to Hold 12th Annual LIVE! Europe Conference in London on Nov. 10
The one-day event will include a conference track focused on the retail and apparel sectors.
- McDonald's, Other Companies Test TAG Sensors' RFID Temperature Loggers
The data logger—in the form of a passive RFID inlay and a battery-powered sensor embedded in an adhesive label—is designed to provide a low-cost method of tracking products' environmental conditions throughout the supply chain.
- Trailiner Automatically Manages Trucks, Trailers in Its Yard
The U.S refrigerated goods carrier is using QuikQ's RFID-enabled system to identify and authorize vehicles as they come and go, and to manage their refueling.
- RFID Delivers Benefits to Air Canada Cargo
The freight services company is deploying Franwell's CargoAware solution to track shipments as they move through its five hubs and larger cargo-transfer stations around the world.
- RFID News Roundup
IXYS intros cylindrical LF half-duplex read-only RFID tag ••• FlexStr8 launches NFC temperature-logging label ••• AtlasRFIDstore becomes Tageos distribution partner ••• Martin's HQ installs Boon Edam RFID-enabled revolving door ••• U.K.'s Centre for Process Innovation heads up NFC packaging project ••• Northern Apex updates its personnel tracking solution.
- SportLife Tracks Athletic Shoes, Apparel
The Colombian retailer is using APES' hosted cloud-based RFID solution, which is designed to make installation easy and inexpensive.
- RFID Brings Customer Shipments into Focus for Eyewear Company
Extra Optical is piloting a system from Norway Post agency Bring to view when shipments to customers enter and exit the carrier's distribution centers, so that deliveries can be tracked automatically.