Aertssen Tracks Heavy Equipment Transport via RFID

By Claire Swedberg

The Belgian logistics company has automated the receiving, counting, locating and shipping of the equipment it manages for its construction and agricultural customers, reducing inventory counts and search times by half.

Heavy equipment transportation specialist  Aertssen Logistics has traditionally used a manual method to log in and out the cherry pickers, farm equipment and other assets its customers need moved. Aertssen moves 10,000 items through its distribution sites annually. The process is not only critical to prevent errors, but also time-consuming. This year, the company is adopting an RFID solution that automatically identifies every piece of equipment tha...

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