- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Eat Your Own Dog Food
RFID technology providers could create greater confidence in RFID's benefits by more aggressively using the technology internally.
- A Practical Approach at EPC Connection
Attendees at EPCglobal's fourth annual conference and exhibition were focused on practical applications for EPC technologies that can deliver benefits today.
- RFID Adoption Continues to Accelerate
There are so many real-world deployments of radio frequency identification that even the mainstream press is starting to take notice.
- RFID and Root-Cause Analysis
Retailers, CPG companies and others are turning to RFID to determine why problems in the supply chain occur, and to use that data to continually improve processes.
- 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.
- Europe Gets Serious About EPC
Europe has been ambivalent about UHF technology and EPC in particular, but attendees at last week's RFID Journal LIVE! Europe focused on the potential benefits of using RFID in supply-chain and logistics operations.
- The ROI of RFID in the Supply Chain
Although RFID implementations are not without costs and risks, a number of companies in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution and retailing have achieved a 200 percent return on investment.
- Chief Evasion Officers
If the CEO isn't backing RFID projects, then the board of directors shouldn't back the CEO.
- 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.
- EPC and the Need for Good Data
Initiatives to improve companies' ability to share clean data will affect the pace of EPC adoption. By Marshall Kay
- 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.