Businesses in a wide range of industries are realizing significant benefits from radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies. The return on investment for RFID comes from reducing the time and labor required to track assets and materials, decreased losses and theft, improved maintenance operations, and streamlined efficiency through better asset availability and utilization. Many of these benefits occur in applications that do not directly require participation from suppliers and customers, and reside outside the external supply chain. Download this white paper to learn how companies are unlocking the value of RFID by “unchaining” the technology from strictly supply chain-based projects, to improve overall tracking and control throughout the enterprise.
When businesses cannot locate tools and equipment at the time of need, the price is more than just inconvenience. Time spent searching for assets hurts productivity, reducing profitability. To improve competitiveness and profitability, enterprises must manage assets with the same care and innovation they use to drive excess inventory and costs out of operations. A good asset management program will improve return-on-assets (ROA) and other metrics by helping to lower and control the overall cost to do business. Download this white paper to learn how bar code and radio frequency identification (RFID) technology can improve supply chain visibility and make it simple and convenient to gather and manage asset information in a timely and efficient manner.
In today’s tough business conditions, over-the-road freight carriers are looking for ways to increase productivity, decrease operating expenses, and retain customers. As many businesses have already discovered, mobility technology delivers exceptional benefits to a wide range of operations. When deployed to truck freight carriers, handheld computers, networking, RFID technology and mobile thermal printers are proven productivity enhancers. Download this white paper to learn key considerations when selecting mobility solutions, and how mobility-enabled operations can improve freight trucking efficiency, reduce operating expenses, and boost customer satisfaction.
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. – Manufacturing Division (MMNA – Mfg.) is an automotive assembly operation located in Normal, Ill. MMNA – Mfg. is the only Mitsubishi Motors passenger car assembly plant in North America, with a current production capacity of 135,000 vehicles per year.
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