TITLE

Wal-Mart's Tall Order

AUTHOR(S)
Hickey, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Traffic World;10/13/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 41, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s demand that shippers and carriers adopt radio frequency identification (RFID). Complaints of Kara Romanow, senior analyst for AMR Research, a technology consulting group; Defense of RFID by Kevin Ashton, executive director of the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Challenges to the implementation of RFID technology.
ACCESSION #
11073722

 

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