- Coscon's Customers Use Tags to Monitor Cargo
Unlike a conventional RFID system, the tags utilize the global cellular network to transmit a container's ID number and location, as well as the cargo's environmental condition and status.
- Singapore Transit Operator Streamlines Vehicle Maintenance
SMRT is applying EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to 80,000 spare parts and components, and installing RFID interrogators at its three warehouses.
- Identec Solutions Intros ISO 18000-7 Tags, Readers
The line of 433 MHz RFID hardware, initially developed for the U.S. Department of Defense, is now being marketed to logistics providers, international shippers, construction companies and product manufacturers.
- DOD Completes Large-Scale Tests of Mesh-Networking Tags
The technology is being considered as a means for tracking high-value or mission-critical items, even in remote locations.
- RFID Boosts DP World's Productivity in Australia
The company has provided 3,000 active RFID tags to operators of container-hauling trucks, enabling it to immediately identify vehicles as they enter and exit the facility.
- PLS Uses RFID to Track Pallets, Containers
Packaging Logistics Services is offering RFID-enabled services to its reusable packaging customers, as well as utilizing the technology to manage the pallets and containers it leases out.
- Study Finds Disposable Tags Can Be Reused
A Reusuable Packaging Association study indicates Gen 2 UHF RFID tags can be expected to continue performing on containers making multiple trips through a supply chain—even in harsh conditions.
- Marigold Industrial Gets a Better Grip on Glove Production, Inventory
The Portuguese maker of protective work gloves says it has streamlined operations thanks to an RFID system based on passive EPC Gen 2 tags and readers.
- Plant Nursery Raises Efficiency With RFID
Color Point is employing EPC Gen 2 passive RFID tags to track the metal carts it uses to deliver plants to Lowe's, Sam's Club and other retailers, as well as to speed up the truck-loading process.
- Keynote Speaker, New Content Announced for RFID Journal LIVE! Canada
The fourth annual event will feature a keynote address by Keith Sheardown, Bombardier Transportation's general manager for technology solutions, and new tracks focused on traceability and health-care solutions.
- Cimko Cement Plant Loads Up on RFID
The Turkish facility has deployed passive EPC Gen tags and readers to automate the filling of trucks, thus lowering costs and improving the facility's capacity by up to 20 percent.
- New Belgium Brewing Rolls Out RFID to Track Kegs
The company expects the system will decrease the man-hours spent tracking the kegs and the product they contain, as well as reduce the need to order extra kegs.
- H&M Bay Cools Its Freight With RFID
EPC Gen 2 passive tags enable the shipping company to track the location of temperature-sensitive goods at its new cold-storage facilities, and to share that information with its customers.
- IBM, Motorola Execs Say RFID Is Key to Better World
RFID can be used to instrument social, economic and environmental changes globally, according to IBM's Martin Wildberger and Motorola's Jerry McNerney.
- RFID Plays Crucial Military Role in Middle East
Major General James L. Hodge says the technology helps move cargo into and out of Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, despite bad weather, theft and pilferage, attacks and other problems.