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Congrats to S3Edge partner, Xplore Technologies for being recognized among “100 Great Supply Chain Projects” in 2013 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine for a joint solution win.

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Super kicked that the S3Edge solution that utilized Xplore  Tech’s industry leading ruggedized hardware to enable innovative mobile RFID_based apps to be deployed for shipping at Carrier Corp has won this prestigious award from SDExec one of the 100 great SC projects of 2013.

Congrats team Xplore tech and we look forward to many such more ground-breaking wins in partnership with you!

Read more here and give us a call if we can help you deploy similar mission-critical solutions.

Cheers!

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Carrier makes excellent manufacturing even better with RFID based software from S3Edge to streamline operations and logistics at their manufacturing facility

Carrier Collierville, named by Industry Week as a top manufacturing plant in the nation (2011), has improved shipping productivity by 33%, and error reductions by 80 – 90% – due to the new auto ID based air-conditioner tracking system, and will keynote the upcoming RFID Journal Live 2013 event.

S3Edge is  extremely pleased to announce that Carrier Corporation, a Fortune 50 company that’s part of United Technologies will be keynoting at the upcoming RFID Journal Live event to talk about the mission-critical solution they’ve deployed in production with our software and hardware from our partners (Impinj, Xploretech, SMARTRAC, Xerafy, and Motorola).

Below is the description of the keynote session on May 1st at RFID Journal Live 2013, the world’s largest RFID event in Orlando, Florida.

How Carrier Made Excellent Manufacturing Even Better With RFID
Carrier, a leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. and a provider of technology to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. In January 2012, the company’s 900,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, located in Collierville, Tenn., was named one of IndustryWeek’s top-10 Best Plants in North America for 2011. In September 2011, the plant deployed an RFID system to create an automated shipping and component verification solution in a high-volume and high-velocity environment. Hear how the solution was designed and implemented, how it reduced truck-loading errors by more than 80 percent and how it boosted shipping productivity by 33 percent, resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual savings. In addition, learn what’s ahead for RFID at Carrier.

Speaker:

Balaji Suresh, Materials Manager, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Carrier

If you are in Orlando this week, and would like to discuss this in more detail, drop me a note.

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Our customer, Carrier Corp to keynote RFID Journal Live 2013

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Source: RFID Journal Events [http://www.rfidjournalevents.com/live/index.php]

Extremely excited to announce that Balaji Suresh, our project sponsor at Carrier Corp (a UTC company) will be keynoting this years RFID Journal Live 2013 in Orlando on May 1st.

Mr. Suresh will be talking about the first ever 24×7 high-availability shipping and parts verification solution they’ve deployed at their Collierville plant in Memphis, TN on the S3Edge Spotlight platform (live in production for more than a year now), and I’d highly recommend this sessions for enterprises who have been sitting on the sidelines looking to educate themselves on the value and approach of deploying such a solution in a mission-critical environment.

Drop us a line if you’d like to learn more!

Cheers!

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Keeping Track of your Assets – Prime Magazine Autumn 2009 issue

RFID has evolved into a key technology for tracking goods and assets around the world, and is becoming critical to an efficient supply chain.

With the feature piece for the fall edition of the quarterly magazine – Keeping Track of your Assets – Lindsay James uncovers how RFID has evolved into a key technology for manufacturers with insights from S3Edge, Xterprise (a provider of custom /point solutions on the Microsoft platform for Retail), and a feature of the GKB Hi-Tech customer scenario.

http://www.onwindows.com/Portals/0/prime-issue-18.pdf 

Enjoy!

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