Make Your Products Smarter in the Supply Chain with the IoT

Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 2pm ET

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:00PM
Moderator
Mike Levans, Group Editorial Director, Peerless Media LLC.
Panelists
Bill Van Orsdel, Director of Business Development, North America, Thinfilm Electronics Inc.

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How can you convert your products into communication platforms and cost reduction tools? By making them a part of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Using temperature-sensing smart labels and inexpensive NFC tags, you can extend product safety and efficiency efforts beyond the shipping dock while also building a communication bridge to your customers. As the next wave of RFID technology, smartphone-friendly NFC tags immediately add value to your products without requiring a re-design.

Learn how you can use smart sensor labels and NFC tags to:

  • Track, and trace products after they leave the shipping dock
  • Combat diversion and counterfeits while also improving forecasting
  • Identify and engage with end-customers to learn their needs and offer re-order options
  • Ensure safety and freshness of perishable goods
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