An RFID Success Story

By Mark Roberti

The introduction of an active RFID system by marine terminal operators at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach achieved the expected benefits—and some unexpected ones.

There are many successful RFID deployments. We write about them all the time. But I always love it when I hear about a deployment that delivered not only the expected benefits, but some unexpected ones. PierPass, an active radio frequency identification system run by a not-for-profit company created by marine terminal operators at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach, is a case in point. PierPass was launched in 2005 to address congestion, ...

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