Savi Releases New White Paper: Fundamentals of Supply Chain Asset Management

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Savi, a leading provider of wireless supply chain and asset management solutions, announces the release of a new white paper that focuses on asset management technologies, challenges and solutions for enterprises in public sector and commercial markets.

“We think that organizations looking for innovative ways to improve asset management and overall supply chain performance will gain real value from this white paper." David Shannon, Senior Vice President, Savi

Savi, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company and leading provider of wireless supply chain and asset management solutions, today announced the release of a new white paper that focuses on asset management technologies, challenges and solutions for enterprises in public sector and commercial markets. The white paper was announced here at the opening of the RFID Journal Live! Conference.

“Fundamentals of Asset Management” is an in-depth five-part white paper that provides an overview of various AIDC (Automatic Identification & Data Capture) technologies, explores asset management challenges in the public and private sectors, and outlines suggested requirements for supply chain solutions. The white paper provides insights on how organizations can reduce supply chain costs by gaining real-time visibility of assets through wireless technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), GPS location systems, sensors, Satellite Communications and more.

The five-part white paper focuses on the following topics and industries:

  • Part One is an introduction to supply chain assets and AIDC technologies, including RFID
  • Part Two addresses U.S. and international defense logistics and RFID in the 21st century; Part Three focuses on chemical industry supply chains, asset types and asset management
  • Part Four covers aerospace and defense supplier industry supply chains, hot parts and tool tracking
  • Part Five summarizes the challenges of asset management and the benefits of the Savi SmartChain product suite, and presents some conclusions.

Decision-makers in large organizations who are uncertain about the location of their assets, uncomfortable with the state of their asset management systems, or concerned about the potential for a business-debilitating operational failure should take the time to review this white paper today.

Click here to download the “Fundamentals of Asset Management” white paper.

“We think that organizations looking for innovative ways to improve asset management and overall supply chain performance will gain real value from this white paper,” said David Shannon, senior vice president, Product Management, Marketing & Strategy at Savi Technology. “This document covers the challenges and solutions faced by supply chain decision-makers, especially the unique issues in the defense, chemical and aerospace and defense supplier industries.”

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], Savi is a leading provider of supply chain information and technology solutions and services. These capabilities include real-time solutions based on active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and other Automatic Identification and Data Capture technologies that improve the visibility, management and security of supply chain assets, shipments and consignments. For more information, visit http://www.savi.com.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2009 sales of $45.2 billion. For additional information, visit http://www.lockheedmartin.com.

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