Ford Motor Enlists RFID Just-In-Time Delivery System

The new logistics system helps ensure 40 to 50 deliveries each day of truck parts that Ford uses at its manufacturing facility within just hours of receipt.
WhereNet has deployed more than 100 RTLS installations at automotive factories worldwide, including Ford's Dearborn facility. TNT Logistics expects to benefit from a reduced risk of business interruption or parts shortages at the assembly line, increased capacity through improved space utilization at the material sequencing center, and improvements in lean manufacturing capability.

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