ST. LOUIS—FKI Logistex and its marketing partner Koroberi Inc. have received the 2007 Outstanding Material Handling and Logistics Content Award for their joint white paper, entitled: "RFID for the Real World: Challenges and Opportunities in the Warehouse & Distribution Center Environment."
Jerry Koch, product director of software and controls at FKI Logistex North America, accepted the award at the MHIA Annual Membership Meeting in Savannah, Ga., which was held Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
The College-Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) developed the biannual award, which is presented by the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA). A team of four industrial and academic experts evaluated content published between Jan. 1, 2005 and Dec. 31, 2006.
"CICMHE started this award program two years ago to recognize and encourage the development of superior educational content related to material handling and logistics," said Mike Ogle, vice president of educational and technical services at MHIA. "The FKI Logistex/Koroberi white paper on RFID is a clear example of the type of material that helps move the industry forward in terms of learning and education."
The white paper won first place for its educational value, clarity of presentation and contribution to the material handling industry, according to FKI Logistex.