used for temperature management Tags implemented in cattle for linking the

Used for temperature management tags implemented in

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used for temperature management - Tags implemented in cattle for linking the animal to food and location - Reduced recall costs by recalling only the affected items - Improved food traceability - Improved productivity - Improved logistics efficiency - Saved $400,000 each year due to better cold chain management - Quickly identified and tracked any animal products from potentially contaminated or diseased animals
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Mohsen Attaran Critical Success Factors and Challenges of Implementing RFID in Supply Chain Management Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, Volume 10, Number 1, February 2012 167 Appendix - Continued Industry/Processes Example RFID Process Benefits Gained IX - Pharmaceutical a) Order Fulfillment b) Returns Management c) Supplier Relationship Management - Purdue Pharma - Pfizer - Glaxo- SmithKline - Tags are used on bottle of theft-prone drugs to track shipment - Improved self- policing in the fight against thieves and counterfeiters - Improved validation at every step along the supply chain, significantly increasing patient safety X - Defense a) Order Fulfillment b) Demand Management c) Returns Management d) Supplier Relationship Management -U.S. Army - U.S. Navy - Department of Defense - Tags are mounted onto military trucks in Iraq and communicated via satellite - Tags are used on weapon with a range of less than 6” - DOD is requiring suppliers to deploy tags on cases and pallets they deliver to the Department - Helped the military keep supplies from running out, and prevented overstocking - Helped the military with better detection of shock and variances in temperature - Improved weapon management - Better tracking of packaged meals, chemicals and biological warfare suits XI - Library a) Order Fulfillment b) Demand management c) Returns Management - The Queens Borough Public Library system in NY - The Vatican Library in Rome - The British Library in London - Brighton's city center Jubilee Library in UK - Tagged millions of books, DVDs and CDs - Reduced checkout times, boosted visits and added value to the community - Reducing stocktaking time from weeks to half a day - Increased security XII - Gaming a) Order Fulfillment b) Flow Management - Wynn Las Vegas - Bellagio - Venetian - Fremont - Chips with a face- value of $100 or higher are inlaid with RFID - The house could detect and monitor card counting, dealer mistakes, chip counterfeiting, and chip theft
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