Case study: how Active RFID system accelerates the supply chain (Active RFID Summit USA 2006)

Mr Steve Raymond, Vice President
WhereNet Corp., United States


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Presentation summary

  • how to automate high velocity, dynamic distribution environments
  • how to drastically reduce inventory carrying costs, enhence customer service, and win new best practicies
  • how to realise a 6-9 month ROI via best practicies

Speaker biography

Steve Raymond is responsible for implementation services and product marketing for supply chain solutions that leverage automatic identification and location technologies. Raymond, with nearly 20 years of experience in designing and implementing information systems, is recognized as a subject matter expert in industrial solution engineering. Earlier in his career, Raymond worked as a program manager at Savi Technology and as a systems engineer at EDS. He earned a bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems at the University of Washington.

Company profile

WhereNet is the first company to deliver a single wireless location and communication infrastructure that reliably and cost-effectively manages valuable mobile resources and delivers a complete return on investment within 6-12 months. Based on patented, standards-compliant technology resulting from a collective 100+ years of development, the WhereNet active RFID, real-time locating system solutions enable companies such as BMW, Ford Motor Company, and NYK Logistics to reduce inventory, lower operating costs, and improve operations. The company has received the Henry Ford Technology Award; was recognized for strong ROI by Computerworld; was ranked among the top 10 in the InfoWorld 100; and has been recognized as a wireless innovator by Forrester Research, Computerworld ROI, Frontline Solutions, Plant Engineering, and Supply Chain Systems magazines. WhereNet is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has offices throughout the United States and Europe. For more information, visit the WhereNet Web site at , or call +1-408-845-8500 (in the U.S.) or +32-3-286-84-50 (in Europe).