Item-level Tagging in Distribution and Logistics Increase visibility and accuracy of the supply chain by providing real-time visibility to product
Millions of returnable transport items (RTIs) such as containers, bins, pallets, racks and kegs move through the global supply chain, providing the most fundamental way in which parts, materials and finished goods reach their destination. However, the inability to effectively track these returnable and reusable assets creates considerable productivity, labor, cost and time inefficiencies. The end result is that companies spend more money purchasing additional logistics assets and hiring adequate labor to manage them.
More automated, accurate inventory processes; no line-of-sight required; multiple scans captured at once
Returnable containers are the primary method of transporting parts throughout modern supply chains. The use of returnable containers:
SmartX HUB goes beyond RTLS and traditional RFID systems by delivering a full spectrum of visibility capabilities, including real-time location of assets, as well as visibility into the status and condition of assets. Moreover, it brings together multiple data sources into a single platform that can easily integrate with other critical business applications. With SmartX HUB enterprises are gaining complete visibility into all of the assets they track and monitor, covering all their business needs, ultimately achieving greater efficiency and productivity.
Tagging assets allows for automation of paper work associated with despatch and receipt, so you can optimise transport for the collection of your assets and improve your service levels. Reducing the levels of lost reusable transport packaging can allow you to invest in higher quality RTIs which provide longer life cycles.