- Textile Manufacturer Gets Quick 30% ROI from RFID
RFID products and services provider Alien Technology announced today the successful deployment of a work-in-process RFID application for Griva, a textile manufacturer in Italy. In just over nine months since the deployment went live, Griva has reported a 30% return on investment.
- Italian Textile Firms Rolls Over to RFID
Griva applies an EPC RFID tag to each roll of fabric it processes, resulting in lower labor costs, increased production and a rapid ROI.
- Emprevi Launches Service for Securing, Tracking Cargo
Using Savi active RFID seals and interrogators, the Colombian logistics provider expects to reduce security costs by $350 per container and cut shipment time by two days.
- SPAR Uses RFID to Track Promotional Displays
The supplier of merchandising services to product manufacturers and retailers is involved in several pilots employing active tags to provide real-time status reports and alerts.
- RFID Vendors Collaborate on Open-Source LLRP Project
By offering an open-source low-level reader protocol toolkit to RFID interrogator manufacturers and software developers, the group expects to help lower the cost of RFID implementations.
- BRIDGE Expects to Launch Five European RFID Pilots This Fall
The biggest of the EU-funded projects involve seven pharmaceutical and health-care organizations, using RFID and 2-D bar codes to trace drugs from the point of manufacture to delivery at a pharmacy.
- Euro Pool System Tags Reusable Crates
Euro Pool System is running an RFID pilot involving EPC Class 1 Gen 2 RFID tags molded into the bottoms of foldable plastic crates, enabling it to track the containers more quickly and efficiently.
- Leading Shirt Manufacturer to Present New Case Study at RFID Apparel and Footwear Conference
At the RFID Journal—AAFA Apparel and Footwear Summit, Esquel CIO Bridget Chan will explain how her company benefits from using RFID to manage cotton inventory and track work-in-process.
- RFID Blooms for Dutch Flower Tracking
European RFID and automation specialists announced that several commercial greenhouses in the Netherlands are using RFID to track, monitor, and route individual potted flowers throughout the 30-week growing process. RFID suppliers say more than three million flowers have been tracked in what they claim is a first-of-its-kind application.
- Using RFID to Manage Work-in-Process Is Companies' Top Objective
In a survey by the Aberdeen Group, 57 percent of respondents said the need to manage WIP is the top driver for RFID adoption, while 41 percent cited managing raw materials.
- Thai Shrimp Exporters Use RFID for Automation, Traceability
The technology helps the companies reduce labor costs and improve the ability to trace the foods' origin and processing in the event of a product recall.
- Aberdeen on Managing Work-in-Process with RFID
Aberdeen Group has released the latest installment in a series of reports on RFID adoption. Entitled , the report is available free for a limited time. Report author Russ Klein herein summarizes the key findings of best-in-class enterprises and makes recommendations for others to follow.
- European EPC Competence Center Releases UHF Tag Study
To help companies compare tags and select the RFID transponders best suited to their products and applications, the EECC tested 20 passive EPC UHF tags from six manufacturers.
- Australian Companies Say Pallet-Tracking Project Proves RFID's Mettle
CHEP, P&G, ACCO and other participants used EPC Gen 2 tags to track the delivery and return of wooden pallets, achieving perfect read rates throughout the supply chain.
- Thai Airport Tests RFID to Track Cargo, Streamline Customs
The international airport in Bangkok is employing thousands of reusable passive UHF RFID tags to track all airfreight passing through its cargo terminal.