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Wednesday, 07 January 2015 00:00

Intermec RFID technology reduces U.S. Navy inventory time from 24 hours to less than thirty minutes.

Written by  Honeywell Scanning & Mobility
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The magnificent flying machines deployed by the United States Navy are technological wonders. While the planes and their pilots may be the stars f the show, deploying a Naval aviation squadron usually requires a skilled crew and a pack-up kit, or PUK, containing hundreds of replacement parts worth $10 million or more.

 

The U.S. Navy Regional Supply Office in Norfolk, Va. provides logistical support for the aircraft squadrons stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk. Aircraft types based at NAS Norfolk include E-2C, C-2, MH-53, H-46, SH-3 and MH-60. When a squadron is deployed, a PUK of several pallets and five-by-five-by-five foot cartons of supplies, known as tri-walls, are sent along with it, traveling from the regional supply office command to the supply command assigned to the squadron. A typical E2C PUK contains 500-600 parts.

More:  http://dcm.irondata.com/IntermecCaseStudyUSNavy.pdf

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About the Editor

Mike Monocello is the editor of SCAN: The Data Capture Report and has nearly 20 years of IT experience — 10 as an integrator in Erie, PA and 10 as an editor for Business Solutions magazine. In 2006, Monocello first covered the AIDC and POS markets for Business Solutions and then moved into the role of editor in chief where he helps steer the direction of the magazine. In addition to his current roles at SCAN and Business Solutions, Monocello is founder of Monocello Media & Communications, a company dedicated to the creation of strategic content (case studies, white papers, blogs, and more) for IT companies. He hosts a bi-weekly podcast, The Trusted IT Advisor, and is a regular contributor to the RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association)’s various publications.

 

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