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RFID Plans at Shipper UPS
UPS plans to RFID into its supply chain operations, and the shipping giant already has a number of pilots underway.
Sep 20, 2004—This article was originally published by RFID Update.
September 20, 2004—UPS plans to incorporate radio frequency identification into its supply chain operations and already has a number of RFID pilots underway. The oft-cited hurdles to realizing the technology's full potential -- performance issues, lack of standards, and data inundation -- are tempering UPS's enthusiasm, however. And, surprisingly, there is actually something RFID cannot do that UPS's current barcode system can: capture the sequence of packages on a conveyor belt. Despite these issues, UPS expects to permanently adopt the technology, with some pilots expected to move from testing to production next year.
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