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Warehouse/Distribution Centers

For all your materials in motion, Metalcraft has your solution

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 Tags are ideal for customers who require permanent nameplates to stand up in harsh environments.

Metal Bar Code Nameplates combine reliability with the durability you have come to expect with any Metalcraft product. And now we’ve made them even easier to apply with a convenient break-away tab to assist with liner removal.

Foil Bar Code Labels are ideal for customers who require a flexible label that will conform to most surfaces, yet will withstand chemicals, abrasion, solvents, and high temperatures.

Ensure the proper tracking and return of your reusable containers with a product that was specifically designed for that application.

Warehouse Rack Labels keep your dynamic warehouse environment organized and efficient by helping with storage configuration challenges - making it possible to accommodate numerous products on the move.

Metalcraft Long-Range Bar Code Labels are ideal for warehouse applications or manufacturing facilities where bar code labels are not always easily accessible.

Warehouse Resources

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Best Asset Tags For Plastic Containers & Pallets [RFID & Non-RFID]

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RFID in Fixed Asset Management & Warehouse Inventory

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Metalcraft RFID Labels Prove More Than Up To The Challenge In Distribution Center

Opportunity

An industry leader in pallets, waste and recycling containers and supply chain solutions, helps thousands of customers worldwide streamline their supply chain systems. In order to meet the needs of their large and diverse customer base, they needed an identification (ID) product partner they can count on.

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