€180 Million of estimated European industry losses to counterfeit automotive battery sales
$14.8 Million in value of automotive and aircraft parts seized in 2018 by U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Brake pads and filters are among the most commonly counterfeited car parts worldwide
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Today’s consumers demand accountability. Trace InSight delivers enhanced transparency across each stage of your supply chain based on its authentication unique identifier. With product declaration possible down to the SKU level, Trace InSight delivers real-time information on vendor inventory, shipment dates, authorized product movement and other declaration events for complete supply chain transparency.
Trace InSight guides you to assign unlimited product information to each unique identifier. Completely configurable, Trace InSight provides maximum flexibility to obtain data without affecting your manufacturing line.
Hand keying information? Utilize Trace InSight’s bulk processing to assign the same product information across a large number of products. Inline manufacturing? Our Solution Engineers will design a system using cameras, barcode scanners or RFID tunnels. No need to change your manufacturing process when Trace InSight will adapt for you.
In the office or in the field, access your products’ supply chain to obtain the data you need, when you need it. Find product based on “events” throughout the supply chain in real-time. As your product moves, Trace InSight moves in real-time.
When used in conjunction with the OpSec InSight™ mobile app, Trace InSight is data agnostic. Access your data by manual entry, data matrix barcode scan or NFC tap.
Report results in the manner that you need it most. Individually configurable dashboards provide powerful data at your fingertips. Export with ease into Microsoft Excel or any common delimited file type. And with OpSec’s latest Business Intelligence reporting tool, you merely have to ask for reports in easy, everyday language. Powerful tools delivering powerful data… the power of Trace InSight.
The easy-to-use OpSec InSight™ app allows you to have the information at your fingertips. Available for both Apple™ and Android™, the OpSec InSight mobile app is available to anyone with a credentialed login. Permission-based access allows you to share only the data necessary to each user.
The product data of Trace InSight provides a wealth of opportunity to connect with your end user. Utilizing numbers, barcodes or NFC, users can authenticate their product, provide warranty information, or collect purchase rewards all while providing you valuable marketing information about the product’s final destination.
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INTA – International Trademark Association
IACC – International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition
GM Europe Secures its Supply Chain with “Genuine GM Parts”
GM needed a solution that enabled field operators, dealers, servicing agents, investigators, and enforcement officials to quickly and easily spot genuine parts from fake ones.
GM Europe (GME) has a global network of thousands of suppliers that produce and distribute auto aftermarket parts to service its European product lines. GME’s suppliers funnel spare parts to distribution centers and warehouses before reaching dealers and shops for sales and service. The goal of GME’s brand protection program is to authenticate an annual volume of 100 million parts coming from GME’s vast supplier network as “Genuine GM Parts”. A solution is required that would enable field operators, dealers, servicing agents, investigators, and enforcement officials to quickly and easily spot genuine parts from fake ones.
OpSec designed a solution to meet three key requirements – parts identification, anti-counterfeiting, and order tracking. OpSec developed a security label that consolidated variable GM parts data with anti-counterfeiting technology and serialization for itemized tracking. The novel solution design met the three-fold requirements in a single label construction. As a result, the label was easy to integrate into the supply chain process.
GME’s security label enables all the parties across its supply chain network to easily confirm the authenticity of original parts. GME is able to ensure only authentic goods are delivered and sold to authorized dealers.
Since the inception of the brand protection program, GME has yet to find a counterfeit part infiltrating its supply chain with a genuine label. The online tracking component gives GME visibility into their complex supply chain operations. The ability to track parts back to each supplier puts security checks in place that deter grey market diversion. GME has also controlled the infiltration of counterfeits within legitimate channels and given its suppliers the ability to operate in a market nearly free of illegal competition.