RFID Journal Virtual Event

Virtual Events Oct 26, 2016

RFID in the Food Industry

October 26, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID in the Food Industry
  • James Stafford, RFID Market Development, RFID in the Food Industry
  • Kurt Bischof, Global Senior Marketing Manager, RFID in the Food Industry
  • David Chose, Director of Sales, Identification Technologies, RFID in the Food Industry
  • Su Doyle, RFID Industry Programs, RFID in the Food Industry
  • Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID in the Food Industry

This virtual event is designed to educate growers, distributors and producers of food and food products, as well as systems integrators and other implementers, regarding the benefits of using RFID to track the location of food and monitor its temperature as it moves through the supply chain. The seminar will explain the current state of RFID, and reveal how your organization can deploy the technology to achieve such benefits today.


18 Oct, 2016 11:00 am
Welcome and Introduction
18 Oct, 2016 11:05 am
RFID Meets Fresh Food: Optimizing Efficiency in the Supply Chain and Retail Stores

The food industry provides a valuable service to consumers around the world. However, factories, suppliers and grocery stores encounter many challenges. This session will address challenges and opportunities in the food industry, and explain how UHF RFID technology reduces fresh food waste by as much as 20 percent, while optimizing visibility, speed and accuracy throughout the supply chain.

18 Oct, 2016 11:35 am
RAIN RFID Will Ease the Pain of the Grocery Chain: How RFID Can Benefit the Grocery Industry

During this virtual event, you will be educated on the day-to-day problems facing the grocery industry, including the excessive waste and price reductions that are crippling this sector’s already thin revenues. Discover how RFID technology can change consumer behavior, especially when it comes to product freshness. Hear how grocery retailers can learn from fashion retailers’ experiences and build upon their positive experiences with the implementation of RFID.

18 Oct, 2016 12:05 pm
Farm to Table, Pasture to Plate and In Between: Improving Safety, Compliance and Processes

As food production and commerce span the globe across borders, farm-to-table, pasture-to-plate and in-between have become more complex, challenging and highly regulated. In this session, learn how leveraging RFID can simplify management, operations and production across the food-value chain. Examples include how one of the world’s leading wineries implemented RFID to help improve accounting and payroll. Learn how an international meat-processing plant was able to improve safety and staffing, with the value of automating operations and utilizing advancements in patented RFID design. These are only a few examples to help guide your implementation and provide insight into the benefits of RFID technologies across the food chain.

18 Oct, 2016 12:25 pm
Where’s the Beef? Building a Business Case for RFID in the Food Market

The potential of RFID to monitor the journey “from farm to fork” holds great promise. But tracking food through complex supply networks with multiple stakeholders can be challenging to fund and implement. This session will focus on business cases for which RFID technology can support key business processes and performance indicators in the food industry, and show how successful deployments can easily expand to adjacent use cases.

18 Oct, 2016 12:55 pm
Closing Remarks