TITLE

Wal-Mart sets RFID deadline

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Frontline Solutions;Aug2003, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that decision of chain store Wal-Mart Inc. to mandate that its top suppliers use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-based pallet-tracking systems by 2005 will likely force other retailers to accelerate their own initiatives. Reasons why the company wants to adopt RFID-based pallet tracking system; Technical challenges that are faced by the company in adoption of this technology. INSETS: The EPC initiative;Privacy concerns.
ACCESSION #
10544620

 

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