- At Familia Sancela, RFID Reduces Shrinkage
The South American manufacturer of disposable diapers and other personal hygiene products uses RFID to track goods from factory to distribution center.
- IT-Austria Taps RFID to Track Assets
The financial data center operator is using approximately 10,000 EPC Gen 2 tags to track server racks and other IT hardware at two of its data center sites.
- RFID Trims Costs for Retailer of Lacoste, CK, Burberry
Turkish Conglomerate Eren Holding is using EPC Gen 2 RFID to track shipments and take inventory at a factory, DCs and stores it operates in Turkey.
- Ortrander Ironworks Rolls Out Real-Time Location System
The German foundry is deploying a combination of active and passive RFID technology so it can track the location and movement of forklifts and containers.
- Conflicting Messages Regarding Item-Level RFID in Retail
Several recent contradictory developments and reports about item-level RFID use in retail illustrate that activity is not the same as progress. This report summarizes these developments and provides some context.
- Sam's Club Letter Outlines Changes to RFID Requirements
Sam's Club informed suppliers about major changes to its RFID program. Pallet tagging is still required, but the deadline has been extended from January 30, 2009 to 2010, and non-compliance fees were sharply reduced. The sellable-unit tagging deadline has been postponed indefinitely, and case tagging is now optional.
- Northwest Food Industry Examines RFID's Potential
Oregon State University, the state's agriculture department and the Northwest Food Processors Association are working to help the food industry deploy RFID successfully.
- M/A-COM Combines RFID and Sensors for Smarter Forklift
The vendor's RFID-enabled system uses acoustic and height sensors to improve a forklift's accuracy and throughput.
- ODIN Tracks Its Own Assets, and Those of Its Clients
At its new lab, the RFID services provider and systems integrator is using an EPC Gen 2 UHF system to protect the security of equipment, streamline the taking of inventory and demonstrate the technology's benefits.
- Farmacias del Ahorro Prescribes RFID to Track Assets
The Mexican drugstore chain is using RFID tags, handheld readers and BlackBerry devices to keep tabs on all of its assets located in 700 stores and three warehouses.
- Japanese Publisher Sees RFID as a Cure for Overstocks
Shogakukan is applying EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to its home medical dictionaries to reduce overordering by book retailers, and to expedite returns.
- Records-Management Company Deploys RFID at the Item Level
Sure-Reach has attached EPC Gen 2 tags to 1.1 million documents, making the Malaysian firm more efficient and better able to locate and inventory its clients' records.
- Indian Jeweler Seeks 100 Percent Security From RFID
Hoping to eliminate all shrinkage, Jewelex India is testing a system that uses active tags to track high-value items in real time, while utilizing less expensive passive tags for lower-cost jewelry.
- RFID Equipment Manufacturer Uses RFID in Its Own HQ
ITEC puts its wireless tracking solution to the test at its offices and factory in Japan, tagging components, tools, paperwork and vehicles, as well as providing RFID-enabled badges for employees and visitors.
- American Apparel Expands RFID to Additional Stores
A little more than a year after its ambitious foray into item-level RFID tagging at its stores, the clothing company is enjoying positive results.