Many inventory inaccuracies exist in the retail world today. Most retailers have only about 65 percent accuracy into their inventory on a given day. Imagine trying to operate a business when one-third of the decisions you make are based in inaccurate data. Unfortunately, stockrooms at medical and research facilities are faced with problems very similar [...]
The cost and complications of RFID implementations are dropping fast, bringing more and more retailers into a new age of efficiency and inventory transparency. Close to zero stock-outs, consolidated inventory and flawless multi-channel sales are the new reality for those who invest. But when will we know that we have reached the tipping point, where [...]
The transportation and logistics sector are ahead of most industries when it comes to deploying technologies that will enable them to take advantage of the Internet of Things, a future world where all items are connected by technologies like RFID. According to a global study conducted by Forrester Consulting, only 15 percent of respondents have [...]
Tagging apparel items with RFID is far from ubiquitous, but researchers are already looking for the next big market. Some suggest that pharmaceuticals, particularly those that are temperature sensitive and require strict monitoring, could be the next sweet spot for RFID.
This case study from Intelleflex discusses the benefits of implementing pallet-level temperature monitoring and reviews a recent project with a major North American berry producer. It describes the importance and value of pallet level temperature monitoring from harvest to retailer including and the advantages of using FEFO+ to optimize routing based on shelf life.
Proper temperature monitoring and management throughout the cold chain is no longer a luxury but a necessity. This white paper from Intelleflex explains how pallet-level temperature monitoring of perishable produce can improve operations, reduce waste and increase profitability throughout the cold chain.
Throttleman is a famous fashion brand in Portugal that sells more than two million apparel goods through its stores network and through multi brand retail stores each year. This case study provides details on the RFID deployment, which includes pre-programmed RFID labels (converted by Paxar Avery) that are sent directly to the clothes manufacturer in [...]
The EPCglobal Gen2 protocol was designed to accommodate a wide variety of applications, so nearly every aspect of its operation can be adjusted to optimize behavior for a particular set of requirements. Out of the box, ThingMagic readers are configured to perform well in average circumstances, and many users never have to touch the Gen2 [...]
KH Lloreda is a family business based in Barcelona, Spain, that manufactures and markets household and commercial cleaning products for several European countries. KH Lloreda holds 60 percent of the degreasers cleaning product market share in Spain, amounting to 25 million bottles sold annually.
This application note describes how one might design a robust race timing system using ThingMagic UHF RFID technology. The application note assumes the reader to be generally familiar with RFID technology and the ThingMagic MercuryAPI.