- 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.
- Trivilita Installs RFID to Better Manage Bedroom Furnishings
The Lithuanian company, an IKEA supplier, has improved efficiency and reduced shipping errors by using passive EPC tags to track goods.
- Wellhead Manufacturer Tracks Products Via RTLS
A Wi-Fi-based AeroScout RFID solution, installed by Boston Networks, allows FMC Technologies to track the location and, thus, the status of each piece of equipment as it is assembled or serviced.
- Bereket Doner Tracks Its Meat Products Via RFID
The Turkish company is using EPC Gen 2 RFID technology to track goods as they are loaded onto pallets and weighed prior to shipping, while also ensuring against theft by reading tags passing through doorways.
- Online Grocer Tracks Orders Via RFID
Spanish company Tudespensa.com can ensure that goods picked and loaded with an automated system are delivered properly, by reading RFID tags on the totes in which those items are packed, using technology from RFID Dipole.
- RFID Helps IKEA Furniture Maker Eliminate Shipping Errors
Lithuanian company Klaipedos Baldai attaches EPC RFID tags to pallets of products it sends to IKEA stores worldwide, ensuring that only the correct items are loaded onto trucks.
- Helsinki Commuters Use RFID to Get Transit Updates, Post Messages
By tapping an NFC-enabled phone against the tags installed at 211 tram stops, riders can buy tickets or upload and view comments on Helsinki Region Transport's online message wall.
- Parma's RFID Lab Extends Logistics Pilot to the Manufacturer
For its third logistics pilot, the University of Parma laboratory is tracking perishable food from the manufacturer's warehouse to the retailer's point of sale.
- Consortium Pilot Finds RFID Improves Efficiency of Blood Supply Chain
The Transfusion Medicine RFID Consortium is seeking 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the blood-tracking solutions it developed, which technology provider S3Edge intends to market to blood banks, clinics and hospitals.