Asset management is vital to the warehousing and distribution industry, likely more than any other industry here. That’s because keeping track of inventory and sending products to the right locations (asset tracking) is the core of what this industry is all about. In addition to being able to better manage one-off inventories of consumer goods, what’s more important is the reusable nature of asset management technologies for pallets and barrels. These items may be used for multiple years to ship products back and forth.
Whether your asset is sitting in a storage facility or actively in transit, it has to be properly tagged so that you can keep track of it. Large shipping containers, pallets and individual packages can all use asset tags so that your inventory management is not compromised by harsh handling conditions.
Durable and reusable RFID tags offer great benefits here, as well. RFID tags are often built to withstand years of use, even in hot and dirty delivery environments. Automating the QA process on load verification also helps to minimize missed deliveries to stores, which is a problem that costs distribution companies $25-30 million per year nationwide.
Metalcraft engineers know this industry inside and out, and can provide you with durable, reliable, cost-effective ID technologies that:
- Keep track of inventory automatically
- Receive and assign goods, knowing where everything is
- Prevent shortages
- Reduce unnecessary equipment purchases and incorrect deliveries
- Discourage theft and counterfeiting
- Provide real-time data on where every tracked item is
- Create supply-chain process optimization and transparency
- Provide a real-time account of safe handling
In warehouses and distribution centers, everything is subjected to harsh conditions. Call in the “tough” experts” to provide you with solutions that give real-time results, saving you time and money-- now that’s ID Made Better®.
Metal Barcode Nameplates combine reliability with the durability you have come to expect with any Metalcraft product.
Tabbed Metal Barcode Nameplates have a convenient break-away tab to assist with liner removal.
Our flexible Foil Barcode Labels conform to surfaces while withstanding chemicals, abrasion, solvents and high temperatures.
Warehouse Rack Labels keep your dynamic warehouse environment organized and efficient.
Metalcraft Long Range Barcode Labels are an easy way to keep track of your warehouse inventory from a distance.
Ensure that pallets heading out will come back by tracking them with our Pallet Barcode Tags. Or use them to track products on the pallets. These long-wearing nameplates feature a special adhesive designed for today's polypropylene pallets.
How Passive RFID Temperature Sensors Work
Metalcraft tags, which are much smaller, thinner and flexible than battery-powered sensors, work where other sensors often are not practical.
Best Asset Tags For Plastic Containers & Pallets [RFID & Non-RFID]
Durable metal, polymer and RFID tags are ideal for tracking containers, pallets and totes.
Barcode or RFID? Choose Your Best Fit
Equipment and tool tracking using mobile apps and hardware provides information wherever and whenever there’s a need.
Returnable Asset Tracking - Containers, Pallets & Totes
Returnable containers, pallets, and other mobile assets are vital to a company's inventory management processes. Metalcraft help ensure accurate tracking and return of these items.
Information is Power
Going above and beyond for their customers is something everyone at Robert Dietrick Company understands and aspires to achieve. The Indiana-based company is an industrial solutions provider that solves problems for manufacturers by helping improve safety, security, productivity and energy efficiency with their industrial equipment.