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posted in January 2005
The mega-acquisition combines two IT-savvy companies, each with aggressive RFID initiatives under way.
The DeKalb County Juvenile Court wants to use RFID to track thousands of file folders on more than 9,000 children processed through the system each year.
Germany's Metro and U.K.'s Tesco and Marks & Spencer work on advanced projects
Wal-Mart's Dillman says 57 out of 100 suppliers due to implement RFID this month are shipping tagged cases and pallets.
The Yankee Group surveyed 350 execs about product information management and found that failing to invest in such a strategy could spell trouble for retailers, consumer goods, and other companies.
Called the RFID Noisy Lab, it's designed to simulate a real-world manufacturing and distribution center. The lab opens in February.
Tesco buys 20,000 RFID readers and antennas for its stores and distribution centers
The company offers no explanation for the change, which comes soon after Nike's new CEO takes the helm.
Tesco has tapped Tyco Fire & Security's ADT Security Services for 4,000 RFID readers and 16,000 antennas, which will be used in stores and distribution centers throughout the United Kingdom.
Chase-Pitkin, a division of Wegmans Food Markets, needed a way to stop the disappearance each year of up to $3.24 million in merchandise. So the company has turned to predictive-analytics software from SPSS.
Test of system is a success, but funding issues put planned network on hold
After a 27-year career that began as a part-time package loader, Dave Barnes takes on the role of CIO at United Parcel Service. Barnes is replacing Ken Lacy, who retired this week.
The company is replacing a 10-year-old homegrown system with software from Formation Systems to help it manage ingredients, recipes, and new product development.