IT training body CompTIA has launched a new entry-level
qualification for staff working with radio frequency classification
(RFID), as looming shortfalls in trained staff look likely to hold
back food industry RFID application.
Using RFID and improving packaging design could help UK
supermarkets save £1.9 billion (€2.7bn) in lost sales every year
because of supply chain problems, says a new survey from the
Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD).
A perceived lack of standards and an unrealistic understanding of
cost implications are still hindering the adoption of RFID
technology amongst many UK organisations, according to a panel of
experts speaking at this month's Softworld...
Wal-Mart and eight product manufacturers have begun testing
electronic product codes, or EPCs, at select Supercentres in the
US. If successful, the concept will change forever the manner in
which manufacturers and retailers operate...
The US grocery market is currently undergoing something of a
technological revolution, with Wal-Mart requiring all its main
suppliers to use radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to keep
track of deliveries throughout the supply...
According to Wal-Mart - which has mandated its top 100 suppliers to
RFID-tag their cases and pallets - radio frequency identification
(RFID) is the next logical step to enhance supply chain visibility.
Market analyst Forrester carried...
Migros, the Swiss co-operative food retail group, is to carry out a
review of head office functions with a view to cutting costs by up
to 15 per cent. The Swiss retail market has been hit by recession
this year, and cost reduction...
A new Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) programme designed to
improve efficiencies in consumer demand chain management is about
to be launched in the US. The technology is still in the testing
phase, but developer Albertsons,...