- 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.
- Is There Anything New in RFID?
Innovation is alive and well in the RFID industry, with new applications and deployments, and improvements in the technology.
- Academic Convocation Tackles Health Care and Life Sciences Issues
The FDA, Wal-Mart, McKesson and some high-powered researchers will address key issues affecting retailers, vendors and everyone in the HLS industry.
- Everything You Need to Put RFID to Work
RFID Journal's fifth annual RFID Journal LIVE! will provide new insights into how companies can leverage RFID today.
- RFID-Enabling the World's Packaging Infrastructure
A visit to PackExpo shows that we still have a long way to go before RFID will be embedded in product packaging.
- What's Your Plan B?
Companies need to think about what happens when an RFID tag fails on a case or pallet in transit.
- The Clock Is Ticking
RFID technology is complex and difficult to deploy. Companies that wait to begin learning about it are only asking for trouble.
- A Time for Leadership
This week, the Auto-ID Center officially introduces EPC technology to the world. Now is the time for industry leaders to step up and foster adoption.
- VCs Are Writing Checks Again
Venture capital spending increased in the second quarter, and that's good news for the RFID industry and end users.
- Labor Pains
With Wal-Mart and its top 100 suppliers about to begin deploying RFID systems, the industry could be facing a shortage of qualified implementers.
- RFID's Momentous Week
Last week marked a turning point for RFID, but it's worth taking stock of where the technology stands today and where it needs to go.
- The Perception Question
It doesn't matter how you plan to use RFID tags; what matters is how people think you may use them.
- Heaven or Hell?
RFID may put millions of people out of work, or it may boost productivity and bolster our economic prosperity.
- RFID's Consumer Benefits
You'd never know it from the press coverage, but RFID offers many consumer benefits.