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DB Schenker rolls out RFID temp-monitoring service

Logistics giant DB Schenker is working with an unnamed global pharmaceutical company to roll out a radio frequency identification (RFID) system for monitoring temperature-controlled shipments. The

DHL, BT team for RFID-secure supply chain

Communications giant BT will work with logistics provider DHL on sustainable logistics solutions and services that provide end-to-end supply chain visibility. BT will support the DHL's Solutions

Sun, Max RFID pilot advances

Max Pharma, a German drug distributor, is rolling out a radio-frequency identification system for tracking Sun Pharmaceutical products. Rollout of the UHF system, which uses Gen 2 RFID tags, follows

Report: 50% of pharma serializing in 2011

IDC is bullish on drug serialization. The market researcher says in a report that it expects about 50 percent of the industry to have fully serialized at least one product line to the item level by

RFID system balances readability, price and data

Intelleflex believes it has struck a three-way cold chain balance in radio frequency identification technology: tag readability through several layers of packaging and insulation, a price point low

Plastic pallet makers report for duty

Perhaps seeing the Lipitor recall as the third time that's the charm, plastic pallet makers are attempting to seize a giant opportunity being created by odor-causing wooden pallets. U.K.

RFID system targets drug fakes in Nigeria

An anti-counterfeiting system that lets users verify drugs through radio-frequency identification technology is the objective of a collaboration among the drug-making technology venture GlobalPCCA,

GS1, India develop tracking system for recalls

Supply chain organization GS1 and the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India have developed an Internet/mobile-phone-linked system for alerts and product recalls for the food and pharma

Supply chain change coming; RFID questions remain

Pharma supply chain consultant Dirk Rodgers sees a transformation on the horizon, product of the inevitable serialization and pedigree requirements. He anticipates a doubling in complexity over that

Holes appear in case for pharma RFID

Two-dimensional barcodes are likely to be the unit-level identification winner over RFID when the California pedigree law rolls around about mid-decade. That's the thinking of Dirk Rodgers, a pharma