The electric utility industry in Canada and the U.S. provides electrical power to households and businesses throughout the country. The professionals that oversee the electric power grid specialize in ensuring it is adequately distributed among other parties. Within the structure of geographical distribution, the assets involved can either be fixed or mobile. There are several areas in which RFID-based solutions can increase the productivity of the business processes involved.
GAO RFID solutions for Electric Power Distribution will assist these businesses to tackle the common challenges that they face every day, including:
- Securing residential electricity meters and thereby reducing electricity theft
- Improving service quality and productivity through effective barcode labeling
- Speeding up data entry and greatly reducing keypad errors
- Making operations more efficient through being able to collect data in a mobile environment
- Improving asset and inventory management
Our RFID Systems will assist in automating processes in electric power distribution to guarantee increased efficiency thereby allowing you to manage your time more effectively, tighten security measures on assets and inventory, and to ensure detailed foolproof processes for data collection.
GAO RFID System Solution: Electric Power Distribution Services
Electric power distribution is one aspect of the utilities industry that could serve to benefit from streamlining their existing business operations with RFID-based solutions. In particular, the amount of data transferred in electric power distribution must be kept accurate at all times and with the GAO RFID Electric Power Distribution Services System; it is now possible to ensure the highest quality of service.
Asset and Inventory Management
With the GAO RFID System for Electric Power Distribution Services, there is now an affordable RFID Asset Tracking System that can handle a wide range of common back-office functions. Through these solutions, one can ensure high quality inventory control, warehouse management, fixed assets management, and work-in-process tracking.
Mobile Data Collection
The GAO RFID Electric Power Distribution Services System can greatly improve the productivity of data collection. This mobile solution will ensure that you keep up in this highly competitive market with the latest, most reliable state-of-the-art technology. This method of data collection allows you to use a Hand-held RFID Reader to track assets for replacement, utilization, and loss; to automate monitoring of usage and losses; and to automate metering and demand management easily.
Reduce Electricity Theft
No matter where you are in the world, electricity theft is an issue – this is where an individual will tap into a residential electricity meter without permission. Through the GAO RFID System for Electric Power Distribution Services, the technology alerts a utility provider when a meter has been broken into. It can secure meters thereby reducing a loss of billions of dollars that happens every year in North America.
Increase Your Point of Activity
The GAO RFID Electric Power Distribution Services System allows for automatic data collection thereby reducing the amount of time it would normally take to manually input that data into your utility provider’s software system. This reduction in time is also beneficial to reducing manual errors and speeding along existing data entry procedures. This is accomplished through handheld scanning using our technologies to guarantee efficient, accurate readings.
Integrating our Solution with your Electric Power Distribution System
The GAO RFID Electric Power Distribution Services System can be deployed as a standalone solution or can be integrated with other software solutions, according to each customer’s 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 emergency 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 professionals will use our hardware and system integration expertise to integrate the GAO RFID Solution with your existing IT architecture. The result is an RFID solution seamlessly unified with your existing electric power distribution management system.
Contact us for more information on how the GAO RFID System for Electric Power Distribution Services can be adapted to your utilities organization.