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In a complex lending environment where there is a lot of ambiguity and confusion in the marketplace, it’s important to stay abreast of the latest developments in finance, property and commerce. See below for a range of updates and in-depth examinations of issues affecting your personal and business interests.

Crane companies are using RAMP’s Loca.fi RFID asset tracking system to identify and track their valuable assets

Cranes and their components, including tower sections, jib sections, counter weights and decks to name a few, can go missing for a variety of reasons.

Hands-free Opal bag tags trialled on public transport

As reported in Sydney’s Daily Telegraph yesterday, UHF RFID technology is being trialled on Sydney’s public transport network with the aim to improve travel times and put an end to rummaging through bags for Opal cards. The technology takes away the need to tap on and off – it’s an automatic process as RFID readers … Continued

Air France to introduce RFID bag tracking in Paris

Air France will introduce RFID bag tracking technology at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport from 2020 in a move aimed at improving efficiency and giving passengers more information about their luggage.

The French carrier has struck a deal with Paris Aeroport to introduce tags equipped with radio frequency identification (RFID) chips to about 8 million pieces of baggage a year. The airline says the technology will gradually be deployed to its other airports.

Decathlon: getting smart with RFID tags

It is nearly three years since the retailer expanded its already established RFID programme, working the tags into all of its products in order to manage inventory and to keep goods secure.

This is part of a supply programme it has delivered for more than five years now, in partnership with SML Group. It is aimed at ensuring Decathlon’s network of suppliers all adopt the RFID stickers and labels, which are sewn into clothing during manufacture.

Transforming the Retail Supply Chain With RFID

The retail industry has complex supply chains. Managing them is difficult and, as a result, retail stock inventories are often inaccurate. This can lead to wastage and consumer frustration at items they want being unavailable.

One solution is to place digital tags on each stock item as it travels through the supply chain, from the manufacturer to the consumer.

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