The study from the Aberdeen Group, “RFID Enabled Logistics Asset Management Benchmark Report,” authored by Tom Ryan, the company’s Vice President of Value Chain Research, indicates that 25% of the 230 senior operations, customer service and supply chain executives surveyed lose more than 10% of their container fleets each year.
Recommendations from the report for optimizing logistics asset management operations: “Focus improvement plans on driving customer satisfaction by having assets where they are needed when they are needed. Use key performance improvement programs to determine the weaknesses in existing logistics asset management processes and systems. Address these weaknesses, RFID tag all assets and implement system and process improvements that will take advantage of RFID’s capabilities.
To read the report, visit the web site: www.Aberdeen.com.