To manage the largest live fish facility in Southeast Asia:Tekho uses RFID technology to maintain a complete “CV” for all of its fish
By Hu Hsiu-Chu
Tekho Inc. has invested over NT$10 million to establish a 900-ping (2,970 square meters) live fish facility in the Anping District of Tainan City. The grouper fish in the 42 neatly arranged live fish tanks range from young fish up to huge 40-kg specimens. This is the largest live fish center in
In its management of
According to Tekho’s Wu Chih-Mou, Tekho possess the key technology that it needs for every stage in the production and sales cycle. By making effective use of its product traceability management platform to achieve a high level of integration, Tekho is now able to exercise control over 80% of the supply chain. With regard to the first stage – breeder fish cultivation – Tekho has been working closely with
Wu Chih-Mou notes that RFID is just a tool; the most important thing is the establishment of the information platform system. Powerful information system support is needed at every stage, from fish farming through inspection and live fish center operation through to the supply of fish to restaurants; the systems involved include traceability systems, purchasing, sales and inventory systems, etc. In its collaboration with the Institute for Information Industry (III), Tekho spent several months just to identify what its system requirements were, but the results that the company has achieved show that it was worth all the effort. Tekho is now making extensive use of the new systems, which have helped to streamline operational processes and improve efficiency.