- Finnish Dairy Company Tracks Products Via Carts With RFID-tagged Wheel
Valio is testing trolleys with RFID-tagged wheels, as well as reader antennas built into the floor, to track products as they move through packing and shipping processes.
- Farmers and Distributors Try a New Way to Track Hay
The Harvest Tec system, which features a tag applicator mounted on a hay baler, promises to provide hay sellers and buyers with a means of accessing data for each bale, including its origin, date and time of harvest, and moisture content.
- 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.
- Latvian Container Terminal Tracks Cranes Via RFID
The system, provided by Autepra, enables the Baltic Container Terminal to identify the locations of containers being loaded or unloaded at the Freeport of Riga, based on the tagged cranes carrying them.
- RFID Reduces Traffic Delays at Indian Port
A passive UHF RFID system has decreased loading and unloading times at Adani Port's Hazira Container Terminal to about half of the industry average.
- 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.
- 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.
- Hong Kong Rail Company Tracks Components Via RFID
A solution from Hong Kong RFID Ltd. provides visibility into where and when parts, such as brakes, air conditioners or LCD screens, are being serviced, thereby boosting efficiency.
- 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.
- 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.
- Taipei Buries Its Manhole Covers
The Taiwanese city is the first in a nationwide program to replace the metal disks with below-the-surface RFID-tagged cement slabs, to make roads safer for scooters and other vehicles.
- 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.