Warmkraft Boosts Order-Fulfillment Efficiency with RFID(150K)
Warmkraft, a Mississippi company that applies finishes to military uniforms, has reduced its manual shipping labor costs by 50 percent, while lowering its shipping–error rate down to 0.2 percent from 5 percent, by RFID-tagging its products at the item level after those goods are treated, and by then reading the tags prior to shipment.
Manufacturer Increases Order Accuracy Efficiency With Item-Level RF(218K)
Manufacturer Increases Order Accuracy, Efficiency with Item-Level RFID Defense Contractor Reduces Quality Control Manpower by 50 Percent Warmkraft, based in Taylorsville, Mississippi, manufactures specialty finish garments for the U.S. military. The company serves as a general contractor and subcontractor for Department of Defense (DoD) contracts.
Headaches and Inefficiency. Asset Tracking With RFID Heals Both(211K)
Excel Manufacturing teamed with SimplyRFiD to place a hi-tech tag on every item they produce. With the tags in place, Excel is now able to pinpoint exactly how many items they have produced that hour, where they are and, when they can ship. Their system automatically checks the Air Force order to see if they are ahead of schedule and keeps them on-track to produce the right product on-time.
Indie rentals RFID For Tracking Rental Movie Equipment(263K)
When a customer checks out equipment, a handheld rfid reader allows Indie Rental’s customer database to be immediately updated. This “unlocks” the equipment, allowing it to go through the ThingMagic readers installed above the doors without setting off alarms.
Hawaiian Legacy tracks tree locations(263K)
HLH had to find a durable and efficient way to tag trees. Plastic tags printed with bar coded or human readable ID numbers would not likely survive the 25 years that a tree grows before being harvested. Moreover, with volume scaling quickly, the company had to move beyond its manual process of creating tags with label guns. It was time-consuming when the company made 40,000, and untenable as HLH expects to grow to an estimated 120,000 plantings per season.
RFID Improves Management of Corporate Artwork(90K)
Corporate Art Force, which provides art procurement and installation services to U.S. and Canadian companies, is using EPC UHF tags and readers to track paintings and sculptures that its clients display at their worksites. Article by Claire Swedberg / RFID Journal
Tracking Files with RFID(300K)
The State Attorney’s office in Palm Beach County, Florida, installed an RFID system to tag all of their court dockets (file folders) with RFID labels and instantly locate them in a hallway, inbox or briefcase while going out the front door. At a cost of about 20 cents per file folder, the system recovers its cost through a negligible legal filing fee for each court case.