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RFID Advantages - Why Do Businesses Need RFID Solutions?
RFID is a highly adaptable technology with applications ranging from regulating industrial processes to equipment maintenance and inspection, asset management, and tracking items via distribution.
Fremont, CA: RFID solutions serve organizations of all sizes by quickly enhancing efficiency and cutting costs by automating operations, and boosting asset utilization and quality. RFID is at the heart of the Internet of Things and may serve as the foundation of a successful asset management system.
Below are a few of the advantages of RFID:
Asset tracking and inventory management
Most businesses struggle to keep track of materials and assets , whether they are components on a production line, finished goods being sent, industrial containers that need to be returned, or tools, laptops, and other high-value equipment that frequently go missing. RFID systems provide a quick and dependable way to track them without having to count each item.
With RFID applications, one can instantly know how many goods of whatever sort you have, as well as their location or stage in the process. You may trace items from the time they are received in retailers until they are sent to production and used in a final thing. This makes inventory management, stock checks, audits, and shrinkage control simple. RFID can also assist in recovering items that have been misplaced on-site.
Automation allows one to save time and money.
RFID solutions can track the movement of items and transfer the data to an ERP or financial management system. Therefore, they can eliminate manual form filling and obsolete spreadsheets. In addition, fixed readers at crucial places may save even more time – and in a production line, one can eliminate the need for manual intervention.
Improving Health and Safety
RFID systems enable businesses to track when equipment and vehicles have been examined or when they are scheduled for inspection, and to prohibit their usage if specific requirements are not satisfied. CheckedOK systems, for example, provide an effective approach to handle inspection and reporting regimes, assisting insurers and regulatory organizations in ensuring that rules are followed.
Improved production control
RFID is ideal for complex or customized manufacturing processes because it can identify individual items or components – for example, to ensure that specific moulds are filled with the correct volume of liquids and fired for the correct amount of time, or that specific components end up on the correct production line. This reduces waste and increases efficiency.
Improving the accuracy and availability of data
RFID eliminates transcription mistakes, data duplication, and "missing items" when used to gather data on a large volume of things at the same time since data is captured and uploaded electronically. In addition, the usage of cloud-based solutions allows everyone in the organization to access up-to-date information on the location or status of assets. Customers might also get access to data.
Quality and traceability have been improved.
RFID systems may also assist verify that objects have gone through all of the necessary checks and processes, such as ensuring that a boiler has been correctly installed, inspected, and certified before being supplied to the client, enhancing the quality and lowering the number of goods returned. RFID tagging can assist assure traceability by monitoring an item from its origin to its destination.
Organizations that use RFID to improve inventory management may provide a service that fosters competitive distinction and encourages enhanced customer satisfaction and prospects for more extensive sales and better profitability