Asset tracking - Case studies

Scotch & Soda turns online and offline shopping into a new experience with Checkpoint Systems

Customers shopping in Scotch & Soda clothing will have soon a much stronger chance of finding and purchasing the right trousers, skirt, jacket, or shirt, thanks to the retailer’s new three-year partnership with renowned RFID solutions provider, Checkpoint Systems. RFID labels for inventory accuracy Checkpoint Systems will tag, on average, 10 million Scotch & Soda garments with the latest generation of RFID labels per year, providing it with improved inventory accuracy across its...

G4S Secure Solutions install Hardstaff Barriers’ remote-controlled SentriGates at Scottish ferry terminal for staff and passengers

A busy Scottish ferry terminal has become a safer place for workers and passengers, following the installation of new state-of-art remote-operated, mobile gates at the port. SentriGates The two remote-controlled, solar-powered traffic control gates - SentriGates were installed earlier this year, to control the speed and flow of heavy goods vehicles, boarding P&O Ferries at the port, located in Cairnryan, near Stranraer, in Scotland. The SentriGates, provided by globally renowned safety an...

How Pierrel-Ospedali Leverages Xerafy RFID for the Production of Sterile Inventory

Government regulations mandate that all bottles of solution complete a rigorous sterilisation process through an autoclave. Bottles of the solution must be sterilised at a temperature of 120°C for at least 10-15 minutes. Consequently, the production process must have strict documentation and control. If any batch is questioned in terms of having successfully completed the sterilisation process, the entire batch must be discarded. Considering a bottle of the solution may cost around $110 and...

Xerafy provides Cargo Trak RFID hard tags to identify and manage assets for an automotive manufacturer

To keep an automotive manufacturing operation running 24 hours a day, auto manufacturers have utilised Kanban systems, lean manufacturing and just-in-time manufacturing (JIT) however these business processes require tracking of the inventory and materials within a manufacturing facility. Manufacturers that truly want to automate the replenishment process utilise automatic identification such as RFID to create real-time visibility into their manufacturing and inventory management process. One su...

Xerafy provides their RFID tags to help Richardson PD save time and improve weapon access control

Officers used to spend up to 15 minutes each shift recording the serial number from every radio, shotgun, citation printer, and other equipment. Before an officer of the Richardson (Texas) Police Department goes on patrol, he or she is responsible for verifying that everything that belongs in the squad car is there. Officers spent up to 15 minutes each shift recording the serial number from every radio, shotgun, citation printer, and other piece of equipment in the vehicle. Recording serial nu...

Nuclear power plan cuts tool tracking time by 70 percent with Xerafy RFID and mobile readers

Passive RFID tags and mobile readers are cutting 70 percent of the time needed at this French nuclear power plant to locate tool containers, and 80 percent of the time needed to prepare regulatory reports. The Fessenheim nuclear power plant in the Alsace region of France has dozens of large, portable metal containers that store maintenance tools and equipment. The containers and their tool content are subject to numerous internal and regulatory controls for tool safety and security. The facilit...

Rittal picks IdentPro to deploy Xerafy’s RFID tags and SAP integration to automate stock tracking at its paint shop

German manufacturer, Rittal deployed Xerafy's durable, high-temperature RFID tags in its paint shop operations, in order to track Work-In-Process (WIP) and automate stock tracking, and re-ordering with SAP. Rittal manufactures switch cabinets, air conditioning systems, and server and network cabinets. The lack of Work-In-Process (WIP) visibility into its painting processes led to manual stock checking and sub-optimal employment of its resources. Material purchases were based on historical estim...

Columbia University enables complete sterilisation compliance with Xerafy RFID solution

Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine (CDM), one of the top dental schools in the U.S., is establishing itself as a leader in the use of RFID technology to drive compliance. The school launched the RFID project in response to a change in the way it managed dental instruments. Previously, students purchased their own dental instruments and were responsible for making sure each cassette (or dental instrument set) was complete and properly sterilised. Recently, the college transitioned...

Xerafy provides Cargo Trak metal tag to enhance RFID solution for Skyline Enterprises

Founded in 1966, New Zealand Company Skyline Enterprises Ltd is a global leisure operator with five sites in New Zealand, Singapore, and Canada. The company operates an inventory of thousands of luge carts, a purpose-built three-wheeled cart which is gravity-fuelled, with the rider having control over speed and direction using a braking and steering system. The activity is fast-paced, with luge carts typically sustaining high levels of vibration and physical impact. As the carts are used and st...

Integro announces its heavy-duty portable power equipment is now industrial IoT-ready with Xerafy embeddable RFID

Integro's latest heavy-duty portable power equipment is industrial IoT-ready, thanks to source-tagging with embeddable Xerafy RFID. Industrial IoT innovation With its Paramount Kit, Integro LLC, a globally renowned company in power distribution solutions, brings industrial IoT innovation to portable power and other industries, by making it possible to reliably read an RFID tag from portable power equipment. Hubbell, a globally renowned company in electrical devices, is also launching its line...

Xerafy provides autoclavable RFID tags to track instruments after sterilisation at the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin

The cost of manual instrument tracking was a primary driver for Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, recognised as Germany’s best hospital. The time and cost of tracking 300,000 surgical instruments were growing at an unsustainable rate. In order to properly service and document instrument lifecycles, the hospital needed a technology that could bypass the identification and reading limitation inherent in contaminated instruments, while ensuring seamless tracking operations in t...