Supply Chain/Logistics


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...

2020-09-30 Supply Chain/Logistics

Volkswagen Brazil Improves Asset Utilization and Inventory Control With RFID and IoT

RFID Journal Award 2020 Winner: Best Manufacturing Implementation. Volkswagen do Brasil produces more than 23 million vehicles, exporting over 3.7 million vehicles, and producing domestic sales in excess of 19 million units. The company has three vehicle plants...

2020-09-30 Supply Chain/Logistics

Extending RFID Beyond Supply Chain

RFID powers retail store excellence and supply chain visibility, but how might it be used to extend the reach of product identity beyond the traditional supply chain? GS1 US will outline the benefits of applying the Digital Link Standard to align various...

2020-09-30 Supply Chain/Logistics

Ceramics Manufacturer Gains Efficiency With RFID

Ceramic dinnerware manufacturer Porto Brasil CerĂ¢mica 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...

2020-10-01 Session Presentations

Transforming Logistics in Steel Manufacturing With RFID

RFID Journal Award Finalist: Best Logistics/Supply Chain RFID Implementation. In 2017 Brazilian steel manufacturer Gerdau won the RFID Journal Best Logistics/Supply Chain RFID Implementation award for its use of an RFID system to cut costs and increase...

2020-10-01 Supply Chain/Logistics

How to Take Inventory With Drones

A California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) research project has found that an RFID-enabled unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, can read tags attached to static inventory (for example, steel drills or utility pipes) at an accuracy rate of 95 to...

2020-10-01 Supply Chain/Logistics