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RFID Pilot to Track Auto Parts

Ford Motor Company's Land Rover division and Savi today announced they have launched a pilot program that deploys an active radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions that better synchronizes the delivery of auto parts from multiple suppliers...


to Land Rover’s key assembly plant in the U.K. Savi, a Lockheed Martin company and provider of RFID-based total asset management solutions, is supplying RFID hardware and software to enhance visibility, inventory management, and asset utilization, and to reduce losses, assembly plant disruptions, and time spent locating assembly parts. Real-time information on RFID-tagged assets is shared among the partners and is automatically transmitted to cell phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and web-based tracking software. www.savi.com