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Italian Truck, Bus Manufacturer Expands use of RFID in Replacement Parts Business

Iveco, a commercial truck and bus manufacturer owned by the Fiat Group, plans to expand the RFID system it uses to process the receipt, picking and shipping of replacement parts, as well as guarantee their authenticity. The application, which has been in operation at Iveco's distribution center in Turin, Italy, for approximately one year, will be installed at a DC in Madrid during the few next weeks.

Iveco works closely with logistics company Kuehne & Nagel, which runs the 2-million-square-foot Turin facility on Iveco's behalf. The two partners, cooperating with a supply chain consulting firm, developed the RFID-based system as part of the so-called PARTS.iD project.

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Iveco, a commercial truck and bus manufacturer owned by the Fiat Group, plans to expand the RFID system it uses to process the receipt, picking and shipping of replacement parts, as well as guarantee their authenticity. The application, which has been in operation at Iveco's distribution center in Turin, Italy, for approximately one year, will be installed at a DC in Madrid during the few next weeks.

Iveco works closely with logistics company Kuehne & Nagel, which runs the 2-million-square-foot Turin facility on Iveco's behalf. The two partners, cooperating with a supply chain consulting firm, developed the RFID-based system as part of the so-called PARTS.iD project.

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