- The Value Is in the Data
Many Sam's Club suppliers still don't understand how Electronic Product Code systems and standards enable companies to improve the way they do business.
- Déjà Vu All Over Again
As they did with Wal-Mart, many suppliers are assuming Sam's Club will back off its EPC tagging requirements.
- RFID Is Now in Fashion
More apparel, footwear and accessory companies are getting serious about deploying RFID because early adopters have proven the business benefits, and because product improvements have made the technology easier to deploy.
- When Oil Is $200 a Barrel
As the price of raw crude soars, companies must find ways to reduce transportation and other costs. RFID could help.
- Good Strategy for a Bad Economy
Former GE CEO Jack Welch says a bad economic climate is the best time to invest in new technologies.
- Evangelizing RFID
It's not about the technology—it's about what the technology can do.
- Tracking the RFID Market
RFID Journal is launching a new report to help technology providers and end-user companies better understand the state of the market for RFID products and services.
- Give Your Views to the EU—Now!
The European Commission is proposing requirements that could dramatically curtail the benefits of RFID technology, so end users and vendors need to submit comments before April 25.
- In Recognition of Excellence
The 2008 RFID Journal Award winners demonstrate what can be achieved by applying radio frequency identification to different business problems.
- What's In Your Supply Chain?
Recent reports suggest companies could face significant lawsuits because of an inability to know what their suppliers are doing.
- Keeping the Faith Six Years On
RFID Journal just celebrated its sixth anniversary, and my faith in the capitalist system continues to be rewarded.
- Two Visions of an RFID-Enabled Future
There are both dark and sunny versions of what the world might look like when RFID becomes ubiquitous. So why is all the focus on the dark version?
- Understanding the Suite of RFID Technologies
There are many versions of radio frequency identification. Here's how to figure out which solution is right for your company's needs.
- Providing a Road Map for Sam's Suppliers
The companies required to tag pallets and cases for Sam's Club can benefit from all the learnings of the past five years, but it's up to the RFID industry to provide guidance.
- Sam's Club Letter Shakes Things Up
A letter sent from Sam's Club to its suppliers, informing them they'll be charged if they don't put RFID tags on pallets, has changed the mood among suppliers, RFID vendors and the media.