Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Supply chain & traceability (RFID/barcodes)

Rail, road or waterway?

15 September, 2008

A software package developed by researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics calculates different variants and transport configurations to find the optimum solution that fits the specified criterion: costs, time or, in a future version, least environmental burden. It even factors in the time and costs for transhipment.

Resource management and supply chain visibility

01 August, 2008

Syscan International has developed a solution for the cold chain industry: iCE — a wireless RFID device that allows reliable data acquisition based on IEEE 802.15.4.

Talking bar code scanner

01 July, 2008

Life just got a whole lot easier for Australia’s vision impaired with the release of a portable talking bar code scanner.

Real-time ingredient traceability

01 June, 2008

Lawson M3 Trace Engine 3.0 is designed to help companies in the food and beverage industries improve product quality and help prevent and manage potential food safety and quality risks.

Bar code reader with integrated connectivity

01 June, 2008

The Leuze electronic bar code reader family has increased to include the BCL 500/i, a series featuring a range of more performance features.

RFID developers kits

01 June, 2008

Unique Micro Design has released the SkyeTek range of RFID developers kits.

What's happening to our freight industry?

12 March, 2008 by Keiran Jones

Has anyone else noticed that 2008 is already shaping up to be a bad year for logistics in Australia?

Ceva wins prestigious UK accolades

29 November, 2007

Ceva Logistics has won the Information Management Award at the UK Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) annual award ceremony in London, for its solution to capture and automatically analyse tachograph data.

Investment potential in China's cold chain logistics

12 November, 2007

Australian companies with the expertise and resources needed to fill the gaps in China's inadequate cold chain logistics stand to benefit from a projected USD$160 billion in annual cost savings that a modernised system could deliver

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