DHL Breaks New Ground With RFID-Based Real-Time Tracking of Sensitive Shipments

Under pressure from the U.S. FDA to guarantee the temperature integrity of their drug shipments in transit, DHL's pharma customers were clamoring for a more reliable and cost-effective option. This required DHL to track container temperature in real time at every stage of delivery. Together with IBM and its partner Infratab, DHL developed an advanced temperature tracking solution that combines sophisticated sensing and RFID technology to enable the real-time monitoring of temperature-sensitive shipments while in transit.

Provided by: IBM Topic: Mobility Date Added: Mar 2010 Format: HTML

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