Supply Chain/Logistics: DIRECTV Uses RFID to Cut Inventory Time

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Broadcast satellite company DIRECTV is implementing a radio frequency identification system to track 200,000 pieces of equipment at three broadcast centers, as well as nearly 200 smaller facilities. The system is intended to reduce inventory tracking time, while also improving inventory accuracy from 75 percent to 97 percent. The RFID system was taken live in December 2014, and the company expects that it will be able to decrease the amount of time ...

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