Item-Level RFID Tags More Expensive Than Expected

Despite the traditional mantra that item-level tagging makes sense when the price drops below 5-cents and preferably 1-cent, a major global consulting firm found the average price was 40 cents, compared with an average 18-cent price for pallet and case tags.

The IDTechEx analysis said that much of that can be explained because of the need for much more robust and larger memory tags for tracking parts and equipment that some of those early testers—such as aviation leaders Rolls Royce and Lockheed Martin--required. To read the full story, please click here.