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Mygrant Glass Uses RFID for Delivery Confirmation

Post Time:Mar 20,2012Classify:Company NewsView:389

California-based auto glass wholesaler

China Glass Network

Mygrant Glass has been deploying the RFID solution in two phases, in order to track glass inventory within its distribution centers, as well as at the point of delivery. Approximately four years ago, the company first began investigating how RFID tags attached to its products could be used to help manage inventory as the goods entered and exited each of 60 DCs. Three years ago, says Daniel Parkinson, Mygrant Glass' IT director, the firm began applying


The second phase of the project, however, involved utilizing the tags to verify the receipt of particular products by customers. In this case, Mygrant wanted to improve the accuracy of data regarding which items were provided to each customer, and to save the cost of paper that was printed and signed by customers and later input into the system. Without the RFID solution, the company typically prints 15,000 paper receipts annually.

Mygrant worked with some RFID hardware vendors in Asia, Parkinson says, but failed to find a reader that could accomplish a short

Source: www.rfidjournal.comAuthor: shangyi

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