RFID Drives Efficiency, Sales for Carvana

By Claire Swedberg

The online car retailer is managing the location and status of tens of thousands of used vehicles as they are received, inspected, processed and delivered to hubs and then to customers.

Online car retail company Carvana is employing radio frequency identification to locate and expedite the processing of its cars at four inspection centers and dozens of hub facilities. With an RFID tag affixed to each vehicle, as well as RFID readers at its facilities, the company is able to track when the cars are received, inspected, serviced and shipped to local market sites. Since the system was installed, the company reports, it has led to great...

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