POSCO, one of the world’s leading steelmakers, has deployed an RFID-based logistics system to streamline critical operational processes, provide its customers with real-time product information and improve packaging and shipping accuracy. It will soon begin tagging more than 2 million products annually.
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RFID technology is paying large dividends to companies in all industries. Airbus, one of the leaders in adopting RFID in the manufacturing sector, has seen total savings reach nine digits, or more than $100 million, since deployment efforts began in 2007. “Our CFO is very happy,” says Carlo Nizam, head of the value chain visibility [...]
The excitement continues to grow when it comes to RFID and retail. Levi Strauss & Co., which first piloted RFID at a handful in stores in Mexico in 2004, is now using the technology in 67 stores for point of sale, receiving and inventory accuracy use cases. The retailer currently consumes about 60 million tags [...]
As the RFID industry gathers in San Diego for the RFID Live convention, the emerging theme for this week’s show is the continued maturation of the technology. Industry stalwarts including Checkpoint Systems, Impinj, Tyco Retail Solutions and Smartrac all made major announcements on Wednesday, including Impinj’s milestone of selling its 10 billionth UHF, or RAIN [...]