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RFID Journal covers RFID logistics technologies and applications, which enable companies to better track shipments and assets.

Fresh Food Provider Sees £150,000 Savings With RFID

Reynolds built its own UHF RFID-based system to track its approximately 60,000 reusable crates as they are packed, then shipped to and returned from customers; the company is now examining other ways in which the technology could help track product shipments or forklift transit efficiency at its distribution center.

Logistics Case Studies

Hellenic Army Finds Reduction in Time and Cost With RFID in Supply Chain

The Greek military has been testing the technology for the past year across four ports, with active RFID tags on containers, pallets, boxes and some equipment, in order to gain better visibility into the shipping process.

Logistics Features

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 2

RFID Journal's 16th annual conference and exhibition was held last month. View the presentations from the event's main-conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

Logistics Editor's Notes

RFID By Any Other Name

Some RFID solution providers don’t want to use the term “radio frequency identification” because it has gotten a bad rap, but that’s a self-limiting strategy.

Logistics Expert Views

The Challenges of Industry 4.0 in Brazil

In addition to investing in modern products and services, it is necessary to have professionals who are able to understand the production process more broadly.

Logistics Best Practices

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 2

RFID Journal's 16th annual conference and exhibition was held last month. View the presentations from the event's main-conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

Logistics How To Articles

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 2

RFID Journal's 16th annual conference and exhibition was held last month. View the presentations from the event's main-conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

Logistics Videos

Logistics White Papers

  • UHF RFID: Taking Manufacturing Visibility and Control to the Next Level
    Published March 2016
    Ultrahigh-frequency RFID technology can provide manufacturing and logistics operators with longer read ranges and faster read speeds, and its simultaneous tag-reading capacity can enable more complex applications. Siemens' Michael LaGrega and Nicole Lauther provide a brief history of RFID, as well as an overview of how it works and common applications. This paper covers the six most basic steps required to successfully deploy a UHF RFID system. (8 pages)
  • The Explosion of Retail Item-Level RFID: A Foundation for the Retail Revolution
    Published April 2013
    This white paper, authored by ChainLink Research's Bill McBeath in collaboration with Tagsys, provides a comprehensive overview of what to look for in an end-to-end item-level inventory implementation. It uses Tagsys' holistic system approach, with its FiTS integrated hardware and software offering, as well as real-world experiences from retailers and logistics suppliers, such as Port Logistics Group, to outline best practices for deploying a system that maximizes the benefits of RFID-based inventory management. (24 pages)
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