Now is the time to adopt RFID tags

Thomas, Daniel
October 2002
Computer Weekly;10/31/2002, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the importance of radio frequency identification tagging (RFID) technology for companies to boost the efficiency and accuracy of their supply chains. Use in tracking goods and maintenance of inventories; Need for the technology in retail and consumer goods companies; Steps for maximum return on investments in RFID.


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