- Gerry Weber Sews In RFID's Benefits
The company plans to integrate EPC Gen 2 tags into the care labels of all garments it makes, and expects to quickly recoup its cost by using the tags to track inventory and deter theft.
- Serge Blanco Finds ROI in RFID
The French company's clothing factories attach EPC Gen 2 RFID hangtags to the garments they make, enabling Serge Blanco's distribution center to process incoming and outgoing shipments more quickly and accurately.
- Tetas Textiles Tracks Deliveries
The Turkish company has installed GPS, GPRS and RFID technologies in its cars, so that it can control costs by knowing, in real time, where its drivers are—and which orders they are delivering.
- RFID Drives Up Efficiencies at ABB
At its factory in Helsinki, Finland, the manufacturer is using EPC Gen 2 tags to track the production and shipment of the motor drives it makes, resulting in a range of benefits.
- Virtua Health Expects Improved Bed Management From RFID
The New Jersey hospital operator's initial deployment will consist of 5,500 hybrid RFID-infrared tags from GE Healthcare, for tracking assets, patients and employees.
- University Researchers Say RFID's Worth Is Proven When Deployed Enterprise-wide
An academic group reports that companies deploying RFID across an entire supply chain or business enterprise realize substantial gains, though a "wall of silence" keeps them from sharing their success stories.
- Rush Tracking Systems Acquired by Private Equity Firm
The RFID systems integrator and solutions provider will continue to operate independently, but will receive an infusion of cash from Pharos Capital Group.
- Motorola Embeds RFID Tags in Its Handheld Computers
The MC3100 series comes with a built-in EPC Gen 2 passive UHF tag, enabling users to keep tabs on the devices, as well as prevent their unauthorized removal from a company's premises.
- Wisconsin Blood-Tracking Study Moves to Phase 2
Based on results of an earlier study, the BloodCenter of Wisconsin and its partners will build a prototype RFID system for blood banks and hospitals, supported by a $1.4 million government grant.
- Construction Group Improves Its Ability to Find Heavy Equipment
Active RFID tags and readers help work crews to locate machinery, even when obscured by tall grass and deep snow, ensuring that the company doesn't order unneeded assets.
- Twin Cities' Bus Garages Increase Visibility
Minneapolis-St. Paul's Metro Transit uses a Ubisense RFID system to help it locate 900-plus buses at its five parking garages.
- Carnaval Puts RFID Hangtags on Kids' Clothing
The Mexican designer of children's apparel will use the EPC Gen 2 tags to track garments as they arrive from the factory, as well as when they are inspected, stored and then shipped.
- Container Centralen Adds Active Tags to U.S. Carts
The horticultural logistics company is installing 150 RFID readers at nurseries, greenhouses and fields, as well as at its depots, to track the whereabouts of 250,000 metal carts.
- Logwin Rolls Ahead With RFID
The logistics provider attaches EPC Gen 2 passive tags to the wheels it assembles and ships to its automotive customers.
- Linentracker Automates Management of Towels, Sheets
A hotel has attached rubberized RFID tags to 20,000 items, enabling it to know if storage closets are adequately stocked, and to improve laundering and replenishment processes.