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RFID Asset Management

What is RFID Asset Management?

It’s never been more cost effective or easier to automate asset management processes and ensures that you have accurate and timely inventory information at your fingertips by utilizing RFID technology. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is a realm in the computerized recognition field that has been gaining momentum in the last decade and is now considered a primary means to advance data management processes, in comparison to earlier data capture technologies such as the barcode. A variety of RFID devices and related systems have been developed to satisfy [...]

Smart Manufacturing with RFID Technology

The Top Benefits of Smart Manufacturing and Warehouse using IoT RFID Technology

In an age in which even the smallest startup company is forced to compete in a market dominated by huge, innovative conglomerates, finding ways to make manufacturing faster and more efficient can be vital to business. Indeed, no matter what types of products you manufacture, you now have to compete with those who can afford the best manufacturers as well as those who provide free 2-day shipping and much more. Smart Manufacturing with the help of IoT is one great solution for those struggling to [...]

PortalTrack Replenishment System for the Automotive Industry

MSM Announces Its PortalTrack Replenishment System for the Automotive Industry Designed to Keep Mission-Critical Manufacturing Operations Running 24 Hours A Day

MSM Solutions provides an integrated RFID system, that runs on a completely customizable, secure, and independent IoT Network. Memphis, Tenn. — March 27, 2019— MSM Solutions, a global provider of RFID and barcode solutions, announced today their Portal Track Replenishment System for the Automotive Industry. MSM’s PortalTrack software can be implemented in the automotive production line to provide vital reporting and metrics that enable real-time visibility and more informed decision making, all without interrupting the manufacturing workflow. “With a 24×7 production, it is imperative that the right parts and the right counts be [...]

Replace Your Thermal Printer | MSM Solutions

Face It! It is Time to Replace Your Thermal Printer

Technology is a wonderful thing.  It makes our lives easier, our jobs faster, and our companies look good. But we have to face the truth…machines do have life cycles. Generally, most printers last for years but usage and proper maintenance are the driving forces behind the lifespan of your printer, not its age. Sometimes technology changes faster than your printer ages or your business needs grow to the point that your current printer no longer delivers.  Relying on old technology can have adverse effects, slowing productivity and affecting your bottom [...]

RFID Asset Tracking

TRACK | RFID Asset Tracking in Real-Time Using Portal Track

Where’s my stuff? This is one of the most common question in the warehouse industry.  To trace what comes in, what goes out and how many do I need is the constant in the manufacturing world. That is why tracing is key and the fastest and the more reliable the process is the better. What is Asset Tracking? Asset Tracking or Traceability is the ability to trace (or track) the movements and processes through which a particular product has traveled.  It is the ability to track [...]

Manufacturing

RFID Asset Identification Tags

Radio Frequency Identification technology (RFID) presents entirely new opportunities for the manufacturing industry, especially in the production and supply chain processes. RFID technology in the smart factory has many more complex applications than simply tracking products over long distances. The manufacturing processes can benefit from the information stored in RFID tags in increasingly sophisticated ways, allowing greater flexibility, customization, and efficiency in the manufacturing of products, allowing higher levels of automation and standardization. The results: greater efficiency, greater flexibility, and [...]

RFID Enables Real-Time Warehouse Visibility for World's Largest Men's Accessory Company

RFID Enables Real-Time Warehouse Visibility for World’s Largest Men’s Accessory Company

MSM Solutions, a global provider of RFID and barcode solutions, implemented RFID tracking solutions for real-time inventory management at the world’s largest men’s accessory company, Randa, in their Reno Nevada Fulfillment Center. “The challenges that Randa faced are the same problems that many businesses face; accurately identifying where stuff is and how much they have. Utilizing RFID and our PortalTrack software we were able to bring real-time visibility to the Randa Fulfillment Center. The results enabled Randa to easily and [...]

Maintain Thermal Printer

5 Easy Tips to Help You Maintain Your Thermal Label Printer

Better printing quality, consistent performance and more cost-effective…these are just a few of the reasons why you may have decided to go with a thermal printer. And now that you’ve made the most practical choice in the best way to print whatever it is you need to print, we want to help you make sure you protect your investment. To help you do that, we’ve highlighted what we consider to be the five easiest things you can do to help [...]

Print and Apply | MSM Solutions

The ROI of Print and Apply Label Systems

Print and apply label systems offer businesses the highest level of productivity and capabilities versus applying by hand when it comes to labels. Businesses that adopt and integrate a print-and-apply system significantly improve their efficiency, enabling  single employees the ability to perform the function of a few, resulting in a more cost-effective solution with a fast return on investment (ROI), usually within eight to twelve months. Here are some factors you should consider when trying to calculate the ROI for [...]