- Registration Now Open for RFID in Health Care 2013
RFID Journal's ninth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- DHL Thermonet Tracks Drugs and Life-Sciences Goods With RFID Temperature Tag
The solution, employing UHF RFID tags with built-in temperature sensors applied to containers, will enable DHL's customers to maintain a record of shipping temperatures, and receive an alert if an exception occurs.
- Daimler Truck Factory Boosts Productivity
At its plant in Saltillo, Mexico, Daimler Trucks North America is using an RFID system from PINC to track the locations of more than 500 trailers loaded with materials.
- University of Derby Researchers Seek New Ways to Use RFID
The school's RFID Advanced Research group has carried out dozens of projects, including several designed to prevent bicycle accidents, monitor door production or improve construction-worker safety.
- RFID Gets Boots on the Ground for Air Force
Wellco is using a solution from Odyssey to create passive UHF RFID labels for every pair of boots, case and pallet, and confirms shipping orders are correct by reading those tags before loading goods onto trucks.
- Registration Opens for RFID Journal's Ninth Annual European Event
RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2013, to be held in London on Oct. 15, will focus on the business benefits of employing RFID to improve manufacturing, supply chain and retail operations across Europe.
- Italian Purse Company Finds a Discreet Way to Prevent Gray Market
Braccialini is using Tertium Technology's BlueBerry keyfob readers to inconspicuously determine if unauthorized outlets are selling its goods, and to investigate the history of such diversions.
- Rug Company Tracks Its Wares Via New UHF Seal
A U.S. importer of fine rugs is using Cybra's new Lock & EnCode passive UHF RFID seal to identify, authenticate and locate its high-value merchandise.
- ATK Tracks Composite Aircraft Parts Manufactured at Its Plant
As the company prepares for 12-fold growth, it is using passive UHF RFID tags to monitor the lifespan of composite materials, and to track the production of aircraft parts and the molds used to form them.
- Walter Knoll Boosts Accuracy for Product Shipment, Returns
The German furniture company is using a UHF passive RFID system to track when its products are manufactured, stored at its warehouse, shipped or returned, increasing the accuracy and efficiency of its supply chain.
- Russia's Future Store Seeks a Supermarket for Its RFID Solution
The Russian joint venture is winding down a pilot deployment of its item-level RFID system, including smart shelves and RFID-based self-checkout terminals.
- C&A Expands RFID Usage to Track Inventory
The clothing company plans to employ EPC tags and readers to manage shipments of high-demand items to a total of 25 stores, and to use the technology to monitor inventory at each location.
- Tanzania Adopts SGS RFID Cargo Tracking
The nation is the third to approve the SGS OMNIS Solution—consisting of Savi Technology's sensors, active RFID readers and software—to track the movements of cargo and when it might be diverted or stolen during transit.
- E.Leclerc Adopts RFID Solution to Manage Goods Shipments
The French hypermarket's Scarmor subsidiary is applying passive UHF tags to pallets and installing RFID readers at its DCs and in truck trailers, as well as at 58 E.Leclerc retail sites in Brittany.
- Bloomingdale's, Carrier Top Keynote Speaker Lineup at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013
The two companies, along with BP, Vail Resorts and EADS, will offer presentations at this year's conference and exhibition, being held from Apr. 30 to May 2, in Orlando, Fla.