RFID-Enabled Electronic Seals

By Jennifer Zaino

Companies can employ these devices not only to secure their shipping containers but also to speed shipments through ports and gain business intelligence. Here's what you need to know to decide whether an RFID e-seal solution fits your enterprise's needs.

Whether you're a manufacturer, logistics provider or port operator involved with the transportation of cargo by ship, rail or truck, you're likely familiar with the practice of securing containers or vehicles with tamper-indicating seals. Today, thousands of available commercial seals—either mechanical or electronic—can indicate whether a door was opened without authorization. But that's where the similarity among these seals ends. ...

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