UPS: RFID solutions and initiatives

Mr Bob Nonneman, Industrial Engineering Manager
United Parcel Service (UPS), United States


UPS presentation - updated 7 Jul*
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Presentation Summary

  • RFID Pilots and Initiatives at UPS - Asset Management and Reusable Container Sortation
  • RFID in the Supply Chain - Distribution and Fulfilment
  • RFID Enabled UPS Shipping Tools

Speaker CV

Bob Nonneman is an Industrial Engineering Manager in the UPS Corporate Engineering Group. He has been with UPS for 25 years and has held various positions on District, Regional and Corporate staffs, Information Services, Strategic Planning and Industrial Engineering. Bob's current assignment includes directing the activities of the RFID initiative at UPS. This includes working across business units to develop business cases, conducting pilot evaluations and managing internal and external information.
Bob was a member of the MIT Auto-ID Center Board of Overseers from 2001 through 2003. He currently serves as the UPS representative to EPCglobal and chairs the Strategic Planning working group.

Company Profile

UPS is the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services, offering an extensive range of options for synchronizing the movement of goods, information and funds. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. UPS's stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange (UPS) and the company can be found on the Web at