RFID and IoT Bring Real Benefits to Transportation and Logistics

Air Cargo Transported in Airplane

Jim Donaldson

Jim is the Sr. Director of Corporate Communications at Mojix, Inc., a global leader in item-level intelligence solutions for Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Retail. Jim has more than 30 year's experience working for both start-up and public technology companies.

February 7, 2018

RFID and IoT technology is proving to be a valuable asset in transportation and logistics. From vehicle tracking to streamlining cargo operations or optimizing ground support equipment to automating yard management, the costs of inefficiencies caused by a lack of visibility are considerable. Today, many companies are using RFID and IoT technology to reach near 100% shipping, receiving, and order accuracy; 99.5% inventory accuracy; 30% faster order processing and 30% reduction in labor costs. With significant improvements in visibility across the supply chain, the benefits of RFID and IoT systems in transportation and logistics is proving to be substantial for many of the world’s top companies.

One area of transportation and logistics that’s benefiting greatly from RFID and IoT technology is air cargo. Here are a few articles that highlight those benefits:

Air Cargo World: Top trends for 2018

Air Canada’s cargo IoT initiative takes flight

How IoT and airline alliances will transform the cargo industry

Air Cargo Week: Air cargo industry must undergo digital transformation

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