Find Research
Our World View
Industry Perspectives
Research Program
Parallax View Magazine
> stay tuned
View our collections of research around key subject areas:
>
>
>
>
ERP
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
SRM
>
>
WMS
 
 
Report
RFID for Manufacturers
How Manufacturers are Improving Processes by Using RFID

While many manufacturers are adopting RFID by force of mandate, even more of them are seeking ways to use the technology to improve their operations. Our survey of 275 manufacturing companies across a wide range of enterprise sizes and industries found that two-thirds of the companies' RFID implementations were driven in part or entirely by process improvement goals, rather than just by customer mandates.

The actual and potential uses of RFID are astonishingly wide-ranging and diverse. Not every conceivable use of RFID makes sense, at this time. But time is an important factor. The cost of tags, maturity of solutions, and availability of skilled implementers, is improving dramatically over a short period of time. Ever-increasing numbers of RFID-enabled business process improvements are becoming feasible and cost-justified. Selecting the right approach and timing requires knowledge and creativity.

This report illustrates many different examples of actual implementations, including the goals, and results. It describes survey findings in detail, such as the percentage of companies using RFID for various specific process improvements. By seeing all the different facets of actual implementations, we can begin to recognize the patterns and how they might apply to each of our own companies.


Read the Executive Summary


Login or Register Here
Please login or register below (at no cost) to view this item.


Existing Members -- Login Here Please New Members -- Register Here Please
Email Address :
Password:
  Remain Logged In on This Computer

Log in to access registrant-only research and/or to edit your account profile and preferences.


If you forgot your password, click here.

Email Address :
Company:

Enter your email address and company name above to create a new account.

By registering, you gain access to ChainLink's in-depth library of registrant-only research.



MarketViz powered.