Asset management
solution using RFID

The client is a leading aviation company of USA owning massive number of aircrafts scheduled for enormous flights. Preflight inspection in aircraft for obligatory assets such as life vests and oxygen canisters was a manual process keeping their ground crew personnel overblown for several hours before each flight takeoff followed by tedious paper work and compliance record. Inability for utilizing utmost life cycle of assets was another concern.
Challenges
Challenges
  • End to end automation for inspection of assets was the fundamental objective as manual inspection was actually a time intensive process with possibilities of human error.

  • An internet independent application with ability to perform real time communication with back end data center was required for a perfect solution.

  • Alone inspection was not enough, it had to be documented as well a part of compliance and client believed that the sweating for such process had no worth affecting entire commercial aviation ecosystem. More than 95% of reduction in human efforts was the minimum requirement.

Solution
solution
  • 1
    Strategically designed iPad application to communicate with the RFID tagged asset which act as an element of the information system
  • 2
    Operations distributed as Commissioning and Inventory Check for Assets Inspection and Asset Validity Processes
  • 3
    Commissioning: Tagging each asset with RFID and registering the data in backend data center through scanning
  • 4
    Offline feature is enabled along with auto sync capabilities
  • 5
    A walk-through inspection with app installed mobile device validates the asset in a graphical view through color codes
  • 6
    Report gets generated to be used as compliance document after each inspection. Application is always in sync with backend data center
Business Benefits
Business Benefits
  • More than 95% of reduction in human efforts and time.

  • Extending of asset life cycle and minimizing the wasted cost through eliminating possibilities of pre-expiry replacements that may take place due to human nature.

  • 100% elimination of paper based record keeping.

  • Increased accuracy of inspection along with tighter inventory controls.

Tools & Technologies
Tools Technologies