- 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.
- Japanese Publisher Manages Book Sales with RFID
A Japanese publisher is tagging individual books as part of an innovative effort to reduce returns and waste. To encourage better demand planning and ordering, the publisher offers retailers flexible payment terms, which are encoded in a tag applied to each book in the order.
- RiteCare Says RFID Helps Cure Its Warehouse Woes
The drug retailer slashed inventory and errors, thanks to an EPC Gen 2 UHF solution provided by S3Edge that uses Microsoft's newly release BizTalk RFID Mobile middleware.
- ODIN Technologies Opens New RFID Lab
The company says the new facility will be used to test equipment, simulate real-world environments and develop new applications.
- Clothing Designer Brings RFID to Its Shoppers
NP is expanding its RFID system to fitting rooms, store shelves and sales counters, to improve customers' shopping experience and speed the payment process.
- Car Insulation Maker Uses Hybrid System to Track Materials, Products
At Midwest Acoust-A-Fiber's factory, workers scan bar codes to identify items, while RFID identifies their location within the plant.
- At Glass Factory, RFID Boosts Worker Safety and Productivity
AGC Flat Glass Europe is using EPC tags and readers to help automate the packaging of large sheets of glass, and to ensure forklift drivers are beyond the reach of robot-operated cranes.
- Cisco Testing, Deploying RFID on Multiple Fronts
The networking and communications equipment company has been exploring how RFID can help it to improve supply chain management, asset tracking and usage, and reverse logistics.
- Events Production Company Uses RFID to Keep Organized
Based in Germany, Joke Event employs EPC Gen 2 tags to track chairs, sound equipment, lights and thousands of other items it rents to customers for parties, corporate gatherings, shows and trade fairs.
- Indian Conglomerate ITC Focuses on RFID Expansion
The company's item-level RFID deployment is already yielding some significant benefits at two distribution centers and eight of its Willis Lifestyle stores.