I was impressed with the strength and applicability of AiDC Solutions' technology and their proven track record in warehouse management solutions

Karl-Heinz Frohnhoff, CIO Rieter Automotive

October 17th, 2013

What is a RTLS (Real Time Location System)

What is a RTLS (Real Time Location System) RTLS technology is a new progression in the realms of data tracking and management. Using RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tagging, the location of tagged items can be indicated through the use of RFID transmitters and receivers, which relays this information back into a computer system. RTLSs are […]

September 26th, 2013

RFID Uses in the Entertainment and Leisure Sectors

When discussing the uses of RFID, people tend to focus on the ever increasing role the technology plays within the retail and logistics sectors. However, the case of RFID technology is not simply a case of ‘all work and no play’, as the technology is making headway in social, entertainment focussed environments. What makes RFID […]

September 16th, 2013

The Future of RFID Tags and Retail

Shopping has changed radically in recent years.  We shop in a very different manner than we did years ago when we had to visit a number of specialist shops in order to buy groceries and household goods.  Nowadays, with supermarkets in every town and hypermarkets or shopping malls on the outskirts of most, a one-stop […]

September 4th, 2013

3D Printing – The Opportunities For The Logistics Industry

3D Printing is the brand new disruptive technology that is taking the tech world by storm.  Many pundits are saying that 3D printing is going to change our lives, change the way we live, change the way we shop – in fact it’s predicted to change our future and, hopefully, in a good way.  We’re […]

August 27th, 2013

Logistics – The Effective Way of Doing Business in the UK

Logistics is a subject that has been in the news recently, especially in the UK with reports by the new UK Logistics Conference Index leading to UK logistics companies becoming more confident about business conditions in the UK.  Two thirds of the executives surveyed (mostly in ground logistics, such as freight and parcel delivery) promising […]

August 24th, 2013

Logistics Solutions for the Small to Medium Enterprise

So many people don’t actually know what logistics means – when they hear the word, they just think it’s an obscure business term that’s bandied about on the news and on business programmes.  Simply put, logistics is the “management of the flow of resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption in […]

August 19th, 2013

The Benefits of Software as a Service for SMEs

It used to be the case that bespoke software solutions were only used by big business – those who could afford to pay for software and apps that would make it easier to run the business efficiently.  However, in recent years Software as a Service (SaaS) has made software much more affordable for smaller companies, […]

August 16th, 2013

RFID – The Lowdown and the Benefits

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is “wireless non-contact use of radio frequency electromagnetic fields to transfer data for the purpose of automatically identifying and tracking tags attached to items”.  These tags hold electronically store data and can be used in much the same way as barcodes.  Unlike barcodes, however, the tag doesn’t need to be within […]

July 25th, 2013

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Warehouse Premises for your Business

Stock is the most important aspect of any trading business; you need it in order to operate. Therefore, it is highly important that your stock is stored in a warehouse that suits your company’s needs. Very frequently, when businesses are looking to secure a warehouse premise, they become bogged down by two features: the space […]

July 20th, 2013

5 Common WMS Mistakes

Warehouse Management Systems have drastically altered the way warehouses operate. Thanks to the developments seen within tracking technology, such as RFID, and better software functionality, many warehouses can now benefit through the implementation of a WMS. The benefits of the system offer efficiency and accuracy; stock counts are instantaneous and orders can be dispatched with […]