Defense Logistics: More Efficient Use of Active RFID Tags ...

More Efficient Use of Active RFID Tags Could Potentially Avoid Millions in Unnecessary Purchases

GAO-06-366R: Published: Mar 8, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 2006.

For many years, the Department of Defense (DOD) has been attempting to improve visibility over its inventory and equipment. The lack of visibility over inventory and equipment shipments increases vulnerability to...

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Date: 2017-12-10 00:42:31

RFID News: Should the DoD Tag its RFID Tags?

RFID News: Should the DoD Tag its RFID Tags?

GAO report says government could save millions by re-using active tags; Is there a battlefield issue?



SCDigest editorial staff

The News: A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) suggests the Department of Defense could be wasting millions by not re-using expensive active RFID tags.

The Impact: Not much in practice, although it has...

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Related topics : active rfid tag uses / dod active rfid tags / how much do active rfid tags cost / active rfid tag design / active rfid tag components

A Comparative Analysis of the Department of Defense (DoD ...

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Technical Reports - Scientific and technical (S&T) reports conveying results of Defense-sponsored research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) efforts on a wide range of topics. Collection includes both citations and many full-text, downloadable documents from mid-1900s to present.


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Army Logistician (RFID Vision in the DOD Supply Chain)

RFID Vision in the DOD

Supply Chain

by Alan F. Estevez

The Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Supply Chain Integration believes that the real value of RFID lies not in what it can do today but in what it will do in the future.

Today's U.S. military is a dynamic, rapidly moving force that is designed to be...

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Date: 2005-06-30 16:38:51

Related topics : improvement of supply chain performances using rfid technology / achieving supply chain integration using rfid technology / difference between passive and active rfid tags technology / passive rfid tag uses / passive and active rfid technology

10 steps to winning a government contract - Step 10 - The ...

Posted Date: Mar 23, 2006

Original Response Date: Apr 25, 2006

Current Response Date: Apr 25, 2006

Original Archive Date: Jun 24, 2006

Current Archive Date: Jun 24, 2006

Classification Code: 34--Metalworking machinery

Set Aside: Total Small Business

Naics Code: 333512 -- Machine Tool (Metal Cutting Types) Manufacturing

Contracting Office Address

ACA, Dugway Proving Ground, Division of...

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PPT - DoD RFID Policy Update November 17, 2004 PowerPoint ...

Loose/Broken picks are processed using a similar method.

Overhead scanner read the passive RFID tag.

Full cases are directed via passive RFID and placed on the conveyer.

Cases are sorted according to the pallet indicated. Readers at palletization stations read the passive RFID as the cases are being palletized. Items/Cases are aggregated to the pallet.

Loose Picks

Passive RFID enabled pallet...

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Related topics : rfid active reader passive tag / printing passive rfid tags / active and passive rfid tags / passive rfid tag uses / passive rfid tag and reader