Make Your Products Smarter in the Supply Chain with the IoT

Logistics Resources Technology Webcasts

Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:00PM

Mike Levans, Group Editorial Director, Peerless Media LLC.

Bill Van Orsdel, Director of Business Development, North America, Thinfilm Electronics Inc.

How can you convert your products into communication platforms and cost reduction tools? By making them a part of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Using temperature-sensing smart labels and inexpensive NFC tags, you can extend product safety and efficiency efforts beyond the shipping dock while also building a communication bridge to your customers. As the next wave of RFID technology, smartphone-friendly NFC tags immediately add value to your products without requiring a re-design.

Learn how you can use smart sensor labels and NFC tags to:

  • Track, and trace products after they leave the shipping dock
  • Combat diversion and counterfeits while also improving forecasting
  • Identify and engage with end-customers to learn their needs and offer re-order options
  • Ensure safety and freshness of perishable goods

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