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Metals and Liquids: RFID Kryptonite? - Inbound Logistics
"We produce approximately 10,000 different SKUs, 90 percent of which are made of steel," Philippi writes. "We are interested in using RFID technology to improve productivity and reduce waste. But, by the time our order picker brings a full pallet to the dock for shipping, we can't read the RFID numbers for validation because RFID does not transmit through steel."
What kryptonite is to Superman,...
Scrutinizing Supply Chain Security - Inbound Logistics
New approaches, mandates, and technologies are key links in the quest for global supply chain security. Here's an inside look at what the logistics sector is doing to root out hidden threats.
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Physical Security: High-Tech or Old Reliable?
In the decade that has passed since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, security has taken on an increasingly more significant role in...
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Healthcare Logistics: Filling a New Prescription for ...
Healthcare organizations suffering from high costs and inefficiencies find relief by improving supply chain and distribution processes. The prognosis? Improved patient care and lower healthcare costs.
The way healthcare organizations source supplies and connect with manufacturers and service providers is undergoing a comprehensive transformation--one that is essential to meet emerging patient...
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Streamlining the Hospital Supply Chain: Just What the ...
The hospital supply chain is in a transformative phase, as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) drives opportunity for cost savings and better collaboration to deliver quality patient care. Opportunities to restructure operations abound, and major challenges are underway. While the ACA is intended to drive down patient healthcare costs, supply chain analysts and association leaders are adamant that...
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