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This section includes articles about how companies across many different industries are using RFID to improve operational efficiencies.

Congonhas Airport Modernizes Security and Operations

The facility is using RFID and RTLS technologies to control ramp access and improve asset and staff monitoring, at lower costs.

Operations Case Studies

RFID Cuts Queue Waits, Boosts Truck Turnaround Times at Indian Plants

Ashok Leyland has deployed a UHF system from Vicinity RFID to automate the arrivals and departures of trucks delivering and picking up materials at three plants, and has thereby cut average turnaround times by more than two hours.

Operations Features

IoT Data Management Targets Food Safety at Processing Plants

Somax offers a maintenance-management system for Internet of Things data that links to a sanitation department and offers prescriptive maintenance, follow-up sanitizing and quality control to help prevent contaminations.

Operations Editor's Notes

Technologies Needed for a True Digital Transformation

RFID is just one element—a foundational element—of any company's digital transformation efforts. Here are the different technologies required at each stage of change.

Operations Expert Views

The Importance of Integrating RFID Into Ecommerce Business Strategies

Whether startups or SMEs, companies should consider integrating the technology into their strategy for success.

Operations Best Practices

Pet Peeves

CDO Technologies' Robert Zielinski discusses the missteps some end users make when deploying RFID, and offers advice for how to avoid such errors.

Operations How To Articles

How to Conduct a Successful Proof-of-Concept

This important test will help you determine how best to use RFID to solve your problems.

Operations Videos

Operations White Papers

  • 2014 Smart Manufacturing Technologies Survey
    Published November 2014
    In 2014, Ubisense commissioned SME and Manufacturing Engineering Media to conduct the Smart Manufacturing Technologies Survey on its behalf. This survey was designed to collect feedback about how manufacturers use real-time intelligence to gauge performance indicators, such as unscheduled downtime, productivity and quality issues. It targeted manufacturing engineers, as well as product design and quality-management professionals; was carried out over a three-week period; and garnered responses from 252 U.S.-based manufacturers. (17 pages)
  • Operational Excellence by RFID
    Published April 2014
    Fashion retailers around the world are using RFID to improve operational excellence and the shopping experience. Clothing industry consultancy Tailorit explains how companies are utilizing the technology to record, check and distribute vast quantities of items in mere seconds, without any visual contact, thereby speeding up goods flows, reducing costs and boosting sales. (11 pages)
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