, RFID Product Owner, Havan10:45 AM EDT
Opening Remarks
Speaker : Edson Perin, Editor – RFID Journal Brasil and IoP Journal Brasil

10:50 AM EDT
Havan Reduces Operating Costs With RFID
Havan, one of the largest department stores in Brazil, with stores in over 17 states,i s using RFID-enabled technology to reduce costs and increase efficiency. The technology helps to authenticate the arrival of the correct goods to the distribution center in a few seconds and guarantees the products will be shipped to the stores efficiently. Learn how RFID has decreased errors and improved efficiency. Also ear how Havan’s operating costs have fallen and the firm is becoming more competitive in the market.

Speaker:  Alexsandro Elói Venancio, RFID Product Owner, Havan

 11:20 AM EDT

Car Company Improves Asset Utilization and Inventory Control With RFID and IoT
Producing more than 23 million vehicles, exporting over 3.7 million vehicles, and producing domestic sales in excess of 19 million units, a car company has three vehicle plants and one engine plant, as well as a widespread sales and distribution network, with more than 500 dealers. In addition to launching new cars, they must maintain the spare parts of old models for at least 10 years, often turning to external suppliers to produce parts. There are approximately 60,000 assets with suppliers, whose assets and production are managed by the company. The firm is using RFID and IoT technology to control asset utilization and improve inventory control. Learn how the use of RFID has resulted in a 95% reduction on inventory count costs. Hear how the firm is controlling the inventory effectively and efficiently when the assets are at the supplier, thereby eliminating the possibility of black-market replication.

11:45 AM EDT
Transforming Logistics in Steel Manufacturing With RFID
One of the largest producers of long steel in the Americas, turning millions of tons of recycled scrap into quality steel serving the construction, industrial, agricultural and automotive sectors, has expanded their initial project from one mill and has created an environment of automatic traceability for movement of products and equipment. The project focuses on automation of the receipt processes, inventory management and loading, thus enabling the digital transformation of its logistics processes. Hear how the successful implementation of the project has proved that it is possible to use an RFID solution in metallic environments. Learn how the technology has provided the firm with digital end-to-end visibility, optimizing processes with abundant data generated, while ensuring sustainable use and avoiding waste.

12:05 PM EDT
Breakthroughs in Smart Packaging: Revolutionizing the Link Between Manufacturers and Consumers
Automating supply chains is an accepted business practice and leads to improved operational efficiency and higher profitability. Internet of Packaging (IoP) technologies, such as RFID, barcodes, QR codes, and digital printing, have already been understood and adopted, and are beginning to emerge with new competitive market advantages. Inventory control, authenticity, security and the customer experience, are just part of what the Internet of Packaging has already begun to provide. Learn how the use of IoP can provide information about a particular product that a consumer needs to know before purchasing it, enhance the customer relationship and reveal data about a wide variety of concerns. Hear how the technology is being used to offer product authenticity, sustainability and powerful consumer experiences, in addition to measurable ROI.
Speaker : Edson Perin, Editor – RFID Journal Brasil and IoP Journal Brasil

12:45 PM EDT
Ceramics Manufacturer Gains Efficiency With RFID
A manufacturer of ceramic dinnerware maintains a stock of more than 980,000 items. The company has reduced the time to count items on pallets from 40 minutes to 3 minutes, after the implementation of an RFID system. The technology is enabling the firm to gain greater inventory visibility and to reduce costly shipping errors. Gain an understand of the benefits of moving from a manual system to an automated system and how it enables the firm to reduce labor costs. Hear how improved customer satisfaction by reducing errors.

1:15 PM EDT
Delivering an RFID Strategy for Manufacturing
RFID can deliver a great deal of benefits to manufacturers in many different areas, but without coherent strategies, companies often wind up deploying the technology piecemeal, only to find that it fails to meet their longer-term needs. This session will explain how to create a long-term strategy that can enable businesses to choose technologies that will best meet their ongoing needs across a wide variety of applications, as well as how to prioritize projects in the near term.

1:55 PM EDT
Closing Remarks
Speaker : Edson Perin, Editor – RFID Journal Brasil and IoP Journal Brasil