Synchronize your Supply Chain with RFID Driving efficiencies throughout your supply chain and increasing the velocity of items through the supply chain from creation to consumer is more than a business mandate today; it’s a matter of business survival. If your company doesn’t do it, your competition will. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a true next-generation technology — ready, available and being implemented today that is transforming how companies manage… Read More »Supply chain management application using RFID
Is there a way to maintain real-time status of tool location, maintenance and inventory at all times?
RFID Tool Tracking SmartX HUB tool tracking solution uses state-of-the-art technology to help companies in mining, construction, oil & gas, and many other industries quickly and efficiently maintain real-time data regarding tool locations, maintenance history and inventory. The RFID tags we implement are designed to withstand incredibly harsh conditions, allowing your company to take advantage of the massive time savings provided by RFID technology even when your equipment is covered… Read More »Is there a way to maintain real-time status of tool location, maintenance and inventory at all times?
The Challenge of Managing Returnable Assets Returnable transport items (RTIs) are key elements for enabling a smooth flow of goods throughout supply chains. Despite their importance, RTIs can be prone to high loss and breakage rates. Today’s RTI management processes are rather inefficient and are based on estimates about when, where and how RTIs are utilized. This limited visibility inevitably causes the involved parties to feel less responsible for the… Read More »How we can improve RTI (Returnable Transportation Items) and Reusable Assets flow?
Tooling 4.0: Connecting Industry 4.0 Technology to Your Molds and Molding Process Gain visibility and manage your most valuable assets Whether it’s a local mold shop or a globally renowned supplier, the need for a centralized system is proving more beneficial to all of the parties involved. Instead of managing information in multiple systems, users should opt for an all-inclusive system to manage information internally and throughout the supply chain,… Read More »Tracking Tools in the Cloud
The value of RFID for Returnable Transport Item Tracking Management Returnable Transport Item Tracking using Smart Technologies The use of returnable containers (pallets, roll cages, returnable plastic containers, tote boxes, ingredients bins, dollies, IBCs, intermediate bulk containers, gas cylinders, and kegs etc) is an increasing phenomenon in the modern supply chain, with companies constantly seeking to reduce costs, increase handling efficiencies and improve environmental responsibility through less waste. Increasingly stringent… Read More »Track Returnable Transport Items with RFID
Appliance Manufacturer Tracks incoming materials with RFID – Returnables container The Customer Our customer is a global leader in household appliances and has more than 60 million household and professional products in more than 150 markets every year. In 2017 it had sales of SEK 122 billion and about 56,000 employees. The Challenge The customer has a complex supply chain with more than two hundred thousands of returnable assets, posing significant… Read More »Appliance Manufacturer Tracks Returnables
In this post we will discuss in detail how iBeacon technology and RFID compare against each other on the following critical aspects: 1. Accessibility What is accessibility? Accessibility, in reference of location-based technology, is the ability of the technology to be “tapped into” or accessed by a consumer or business. No matter which technology you opt to go ahead with for your business, you need to have some basic infrastructure… Read More »What is the difference between RFID and a Beacon?
Gaining Control Over IT Assets. SmartX Hub -enabled IT asset management linking electronic and physical asset tracking since asset purchase through its disposal. This offers immediately, substantial returns on investment by preventing loss of valuable assets, recovering misplaced, powered-down or disconnected computing assets while maintaining the integrity of asset information until critical lifecycle stages. It can track the thousands of IT assets that are crucial to practically every business from… Read More »IT Asset Management with RFID
How does Beacon work in a real Asset Tracking application? What are Beacons? Bluetooth beacons are small form-factor devices consisting of a radio transmitter and a battery in a tough enclosure. They are a class of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices that periodically broadcast their identifier; that is, they “advertise”. Nearby devices that “listen” for BLE signals react to these advertisements. Different behaviors are possible for the receiver of these… Read More »Wireless Beacon Solutions for Asset and People Tracking