The Science of RFID and Inventory Asset Tracking

The science behind RFID solutions for inventory asset tracking   RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology solutions are widely used to track inventory assets in supply chains all over the world. But how exactly did RFID technology come about? The origins of RFID technology can be traced back to the end of World War!!, when representatives … Continued

RFID Technology – What it is and how it works

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is the technology foundation behind powerful asset and inventory tracking solutions that keep track of what matters for businesses in many industries all over the world.  RFID-based technology is widely used commercially to increase the visibility of, and provide real-time location and status for, all kinds of assets including inventory, equipment, … Continued

Marathon Race Timing Systems and RFID Technology – Here’s How

Winning the race to keep track of marathon runners RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology is well-proven and widely used for a range of asset tracking scenarios. Typical applications for RFID asset tracking include inventory solutions in supply chain management, keeping track of vehicles and equipment, and managing valuable art and technology assets. RFID-based technology is … Continued

Telling the difference between passive and active RFID tags

Everything you need to know about RFID tags RFID tags are a critical component of RFID asset tracking solutions. They can be affixed to a range of objects including assets, inventory, vehicles and even people as part of a customised RFID technology solution. RFID, or Radio Frequency Identification, is a form of wireless communication that … Continued

Taking warehousing asset management to the next level with RFID technology

RFID asset tracking drastically improves warehouse performance Warehouse operations aren’t very glamorous, but they do provide a huge opportunity for improved performance as a key part of the supply chain. Warehouses and distribution centres represent a critical link as products move through global supply chains into the hands of customers. The primary role of the … Continued

How RFID technology is revolutionising retail inventory management

In simpler times, retail inventory moved from factory or manufacturer, to warehouse or distributor, and then onto company-owned stores to be sold. In many cases, vertically integrated businesses controlled the entire ‘supply chain’, making stock and inventory control relatively straight-forward.  Even in those days, however, stock takes to get an accurate account of inventory on … Continued

The RFID Effect on Supply Chain Management

Will RFID technology help remove humans from the supply chain? Automation and robotics have long been heralded as spelling the end of human involvement in many industries. Or worse, creating some dystopian future where robot bosses make the work of humans more stressful and dangerous. But technology innovation marches on, and global supply chains continue … Continued

RFID or GPS for vehicle tracking?

Both RFID and GPS technology are widely used for asset tracking, and specifically vehicle tracking. While both technologies promise to help track vehicles, they do so in very different ways. Deciding to use either technology, or a combination of both, will be based on a variety of factors including application, usage and costs. We’ll take … Continued

Transforming Global Supply Chain Management with RFID Technology

How RFID technology solutions are transforming global supply chains Getting products from where they are made and into the hands of consumers is a complex undertaking. Global sourcing and supply, transportation and logistics, and sophisticated omni-channel retail operations have added cost and complexity in the face of increasing customer demands and competition. Technology has proven … Continued