Looking for the latest information on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)? Or maybe you have questions on a specific application. Either way, the Metalcraft Asset Tracking Blog has got you covered. This valuable resource contains helpful articles and answers to questions posed by customers just like you trying to solve their toughest identifying and tracking problems.

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December 30, 2019

Barcode or RFID? Choose Your Best Fit

Each season of the year seems to have its particular impact on the human psyche. In spring, we seem to take account of what we have and rid ourselves…
December 15, 2019

Returnable Asset Tracking - Containers, Pallets & Totes

Returnable asset tracking including containers, pallets, totes and other mobile assets are vital to a company's supply chain and delivery fulfillment…
November 21, 2019

Integration Software That Is A Good Fit For Specific Enterprises

Early adopters of Automatic Information Technologies (AIT) have been using computer technology to benefit business enterprises for decades. During…
November 20, 2019

RFID Tags or Bar code Labels - Which is the Better Asset Tag Solution?

RFID tags or bar code labels? It's the age old question and depending on who you ask and what their relationship is to that particular tracking…
November 20, 2019

Taking UID beyond compliance

Many people familiar with the UID mandate from the Department of Defense understand compliance with this mandate is very important. However, what…
November 20, 2019

Asset Tracking & Its Impact on the Economy

You can’t turn on the news these days without hearing about how the economy is affecting one thing or another. I would like to take a radical glass…
November 20, 2019

Asset Tagging Labor & The True Cost of Inventory Tracking

OK, so you're thinking of implementing a fixed asset tracking system. There are so many different things to consider hardware, software, even the …
November 19, 2019

The True Meaning of Asset Tracking

Something as simple as asset tracking can easily be misunderstood by engineers, project managers and purchasing departments in a rush to find a…
November 19, 2019

QR Codes in Asset Tracking Applications

A confused crossword puzzle. A psychedelic postage stamp. A barcode on drugs. These images are used to describe QR (quick response) codes in a recent…
November 19, 2019

Keg Tracking: You’ve Got to Track ‘Em Before You Tap ‘Em

With all the beer commercials that regularly glut your television or computer screen, you might suspect that as the beer-keg rolls, so turns the…
November 19, 2019

Bar code Symbologies: 1d barcode vs. 2d barcode

Bar code certainly simplified identifying, tracking, and controlling of assets, equipment and processes beginning in the early 80’s. In short, bar…
November 19, 2019

Tamper Evident Labels - One Product, Two Applications

Everyone likes a good deal, right? Well what if I told you that you could get an asset tag that would perform not one, but two applications for you?…