RedPrairie has integrated radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology into its WMS Yard management system, which is a module within the latest release of the company's WMS (warehouse management solution). Incorporating RFID provides customers with a new level of visibility and control over their yard operations and asset management. By using the area-awareness properties of RFID to track trailers from gate check-in through check-out, customers are able to reduce the time, cost, and uncertainties of managing trailer movements within their campuses. With the ability of RFID technology to read all of the tags in a given area, finding trailers and verifying movements becomes easier and makes yard management more accurate and efficient.
Using the new WMS Yard management release, RFID readers at gates read passive RFID tags on trailers as they enter or leave the yard to verify and record their presence on site. Fixed-zone readers or mobile readers can be used to locate trailers within the yard, confirm trailer movements, and support yard audits. Built-in event management capabilities in the WMS can alert managers and initiate resolution to exceptions uncovered by the RFID reads.
Company: RedPrairie Corp.
Company Phone: (877) 733-7724
Company URL: www.redprairie.com