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Supply Chain News

This section includes articles about how companies are using RFID to improve their supply chain operations and collaborate with supply chain partners.

RFID News Roundup

Center for Supply Chain Studies launches blockchain research ••• Cross-platform tool from Synapse aids development of BLE devices ••• Frost & Sullivan honors Smartrac for its RFID solutions ••• Seldat Technology Services intros RFID-based warehouse-management system ••• eCOUNT Embedded offers flat-panel controller with integrated RFID reader, IIoT cloud connectivity ••• Venture Research unveils 4G LTE mobile solution with support for RFID, IoT.

Supply Chain 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.

Supply Chain Features

RFID in Aerospace and Defense 2017 Report

Last month, RFID Journal held a conference and exhibition for the defense and aerospace sectors. View the presentations from the event.

Supply Chain Editor's Notes

Why More Retailers Haven't Invested in RFID

Is it that they don't understand the value of the technology, are afraid to take risks, or have other priorities?

Supply Chain Expert Views

Eight More Surprising Uses of RFID

Here are some exciting takes on radio frequency identification technology for 2018 and beyond.

Supply Chain Best Practices

Best Practices: RFID Change Management

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

Supply Chain How To Articles

How to Develop an RFID Training Program

Preparing workers to use a new or upgraded RFID system is essential.

Supply Chain Videos

Supply Chain White Papers

  • Supplier Collaboration: Necessary or Needless?
    Published November 2017
    As the business climate rapidly changes, companies are seeking out ways to leverage greater efficiency in their operations. One key area of interest is supplier collaboration, which is when two or more autonomous firms work jointly to plan and execute operations. Radley Corp. explains why there are advantages to fostering closer supplier relationships, and how collaboration can impact the bottom line. (10 pages)
  • Life Sciences Industry Vision: Laboratory Automation Through a Smart Inventory-Management System
    Published October 2017
    As the life sciences industry continues to grow, there is an emergent trend toward the need for a real-time, automated, integrated supply chain based on the concept of a smart inventory-management system utilizing UHF RFID technology. The industry is burdened with manual and outdated processes that create difficulties for personnel and company operations. Terso Solutions explains why it is important to determine proactive, value-based solutions that create significant changes in workflows and efficiencies. (8 pages)
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