Energy- Oil and Gas

Methods of Fixed Asset Tracking

Why Asset Inventory Management Matters Asset management software removes the hassle of paperwork and can improve the accuracy and timeliness of your fixed asset records. Creating a new asset in your ERP system is as easy as putting on a barcode label, scanning it with a handheld device, and entering some information. One of the top challenges facing supply chain professionals today is keeping track of their fixed assets. For… Read More »Methods of Fixed Asset Tracking

How does Beacon work in a real Asset Tracking application?

HOW BEACON TRACKING ARE BENEFITING BUSINESSES? 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… Read More »How does Beacon work in a real Asset Tracking application?

Why should you use RFID for RTI and Pallet Tracking

A short introduction to RTI and Pallet Tracking powered by RFID 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. Organizations with large and complex supply chains may have anywhere from tens-of-thousands to millions of returnable assets, posing significant operational, financial and audit… Read More »Why should you use RFID for RTI and Pallet Tracking

Automate shipping and receiving processes for optimal efficiency

Supply chains face many shipment challenges Manual tracking of pallet contents and inbound/outbound shipments can no longer keep pace with the speed of business. Warehouses must be organized to allow for finding and counting inventory. Assembling shipments requires verification of the correct item SKUs, quantity, and destination matching inbound and outbound goods. Inaccuracies at transition points, like factory gates doors, where a handoff of ownership and control in the supply… Read More »Automate shipping and receiving processes for optimal efficiency

Why Asset Management Solution in the Cloud?

The SmartX RFID Asset Tracking System provides cradle-to-grave asset tracking and management SmartX HUB Cloud is a hosted service inventory tracking software that manages the movement, usage and location of your inventory, for one low annual fee. This fee covers application hosting, support and updates without the hassle of maintaining web and database servers to maintain your tool inventory. Features & Benefits   Immediate start-up – Be up and running in… Read More »Why Asset Management Solution in the Cloud?

Tracking Tools in the Cloud

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

Track Returnable Transport Items with RFID

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

IT Asset Management with RFID

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

What is the difference between RFID and a Beacon?

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?

Supply chain management application using RFID

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
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