All across Canada and the U.S., institutions that require a constant flow of clean linen, uniforms, work wear, and medical garments or janitorial supplies can greatly benefit from the use of RFID technology. RFID transponders offer numerous advantages to a commercial laundry service while being able to support varying operating temperature ranges, hot water temperatures, and immersion time dependency.
Industrial laundries recognized the benefits of using RFID to manage large scale laundry operations many years ago. Commercial laundries process thousands of pieces each hour for multiple customers. It is estimated that there are more than 400 million uniforms and other garments that are rented in North America and Europe. 20% of workers wear rented uniforms and this number is growing by 15% annually. All these uniforms need cleaning. All these cleaned uniforms have to be returned to the right customer. Enter RFID.
GAO RFID Systems for the Commercial Laundry Services industry will assist organizations with numerous benefits including:
- Enhancing existing inventory management processes
- Streamline industrial laundry systems
- Improve infection control processes
- Schedule and record maintenance histories
- Organize your data collection in a faster, more effective manner than ever before
Our RFID Systems enable a series of automated systems to track large volumes of individual laundry items faster and more accurately than before. Through automating these processes, as a business owner, you can manage your time more effectively and gain the information you need to make informed business decisions.
Using GAO RFID Systems in the Commercial Laundry Industry
Through the use of RFID technologies, it is now possible to automatically track clothing, linens, rags, and other assets thereby automating the inventory process and accounting. The GAO RFID Systems tailored for Commercial Laundry Services have provided high quality solutions to uniform companies, hospitality enterprises, commercial launderers, and medical facilities.
Gain a Better Hand on Inventory
Through the use of our Asset Tracking System, RFID technology can deliver high performance inventory management in a wide range of applications. Specialized RFID Tags are able to withstand compression, work in exposure to detergents and chemicals, and are fully functional in the high temperature requirements of laundry and sterilization processes. This means that throughout the cleaning processes, you can continue to track and monitor your laundry assets and have a clear idea of the inventory on hand.
Streamline Laundry Services
GAO RFID Asset Tracking System utilizes RFID Tags that can withstand high temperatures to optimize your existing commercial laundry logistics systems – this ultimately means faster processing speed and accuracy through each cycle of cleaning and use. The use of RFID Readers alongside other peripherals enable the easy retrieving of soiled linens; enable real-time tracking of sorting, laundry, and/or dry cleaning; and automate tracking of pressing, folding, packaging, and distribution.
Improve infection control processes
Asset management and inventory control are not the only benefits of utilizing the GAO RFID Asset Tracking System. Many organizations have implemented our RFID System to assist them improve infection control processes. For example, medical facilities utilize GAO’s RFID solutions to ensure patient and staff safety through effectively tracking reusable assets, and verifying cleaning and sterilization procedures. These RFID Tags perform exceptionally well in hospital and clinic environments including withstanding exposure to fluids, chemicals, and sterilizing heat, allowing managers to easily track and locate items throughout the hospital at any stage of the cleaning process.
Integrating our System with your Existing Management Software
GAO RFID’s Systems can be deployed as a standalone solution or can be integrated with other software solutions, according to your needs.
At the core of our solution is GAO RFID’s AUTO-ID Engine which incorporates middleware and essential RFID functions that perform RFID data collection and information processing. Our AUTO-ID Engine seamlessly integrates with a wide variety of management systems so that you can access the data it collects directly via the system or systems you currently have in place.
Our team of seasoned professionals will smoothly integrate the appropriate GAO RFID Solution with your IT architecture. The result is an RFID solution that is seamlessly unified with your management system.
Contact us for more information on how our RFID Systems can be configured for your organization.