A startup plans to use RFID to turn the problem of returns into an opportunity to generate new revenue.
To reduce losses and boost efficiency, Woolworths has launched a pilot that uses RFID and other technologies to track products through the supply chain.
Tagsys and Philips have created the first 13.56 MHz RFID tag and reader based on the Auto-ID Center's specification.
Toronto-based RFID reader maker is teaming with LG&P In-Store, which designs merchandising displays.
When coupled with other wireless technologies, RFID can secure cargo, improve visibility and lower the cost of moving goods.
An AMR Research says early RFID implementations have shown a 3 to 5 percent reduction in supply chain costs.
Power Paper plans to design battery-powered labels for specific applications.
AMR Research says several major European apparel and footwear retailers are planning implementations for next year.
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The film company has backed the Auto-ID Center because it believes RFID can have significant benefits for manufacturers.