Radio frequency identification technology can be utilized to automatically capture temperature data and transmit that information to a host system that then alerts workers when a pallet, case, item, container or other asset is outside of a pre-established temperature range.
Logistics providers DHL and TNT have each set up services for pharmaceutical companies that use RFID to monitor the temperature of drugs traveling through the supply chain. Here are articles we have published about those projects:
And here are some other articles you might find useful:
—Mark Roberti, Editor, RFID Journal