With RFID, Merck is aiming for 100 percent control of special containers for Performance Materials
Merck, a global science and technology company based in Darmstadt, has set itself the goal of harmonising container management in the supply chain as part of the implementation of a new ERP system at all Performance Materials sites.
The company develops and sells products in the Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials segments. Regarding the supply chain, the conversion of processes at the international locations should ensure the highest possible transparency and productivity in the management of containers.
Andreas Grimm, Director, Supply Chain Management, Merck, reports on the unique features of special containers as well as the challenges of using technology for tracking in the chemical-industrial environment.