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

Impinj Reader Device Sales Reach 2 Million

Air transportation is one area of growth, along with retail installations, health-care systems, logistics and food—all driving the deployment of RFID reader infrastructure.

Logistics Case Studies

Sporting Goods Retailer Boosts E-Commerce Efficiency

An RFID solution from Lyngsoe Systems and Consignor enables XXL to automatically detect if an e-commerce "pick up at store" order parcel is being shipped to the wrong location, thereby preventing errors before they can happen; the system can identify when goods reach a store, then send a text message or email to the consumer.

Logistics Features

RFID Aids Space Exploration on Mars and Beyond

NASA has deployed a fixed UHF RFID reading system known as REALM-1 on the International Space Station, while the REALM-2 flying RFID reading robot and REALM-3 Smart Stowage system are in the works for the coming years.

Logistics Editor's Notes

For Some Retailers, the Strategy Is Clear—But Can They Execute?

Making shopping in stores as easy as shopping online sounds great, but delivering the experience to customers is a lot more difficult than journalists may think.

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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