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Articles by Laurie Sullivan
posted in October 2004
Wal-Mart extends use of the technology to its warehouse store chain
The retailer will soon begin putting RFID-tagged cases and pallets in its chain of club outlets.
Under a three-year deal, the clothing manufacturer will use Alien Technology RFID tags and readers to track shipments to retailers.
The hardware, software, and services package is designed to make enterprise-app implementations easier and more affordable.
Companies testing and considering the technology look for ways to ensure quantifiable benefits
The purchase is part of Nestlé's effort to simplify processes and increase efficiency.
The vendor says the upgraded software is easier to use and helps companies control finances.
Manufacturers may eventually use RFID to monitor tire pressure and temperature
The logistics company uses Manhattan Associates' app to get daily updates of fuel prices across the country, which helps it determine which stations truckers should stop at for the lowest prices.
Automaker is conducting a survey to determine the best Java tools to add to its portal
The vendor has discovered a number of sources can interrupt RFID transmissions.
As the company ramps up vehicle production in North America, it's looking to add tools to improve quality, materials availability,and more.
VeriChip says its RFID chip could save lives and prevent medical mistakes.
The manufacturer is starting pilots of RFID-tagged tires with several other companies.
Agile Software is promoting an eight-piece package that is being sold with on-demand licenses.
Amid its Oracle distractions, PeopleSoft's launching a slate of new supply-chain applications, including many aimed at making RFID more valuable.
Oracle on Thursday again extended its $7.7 billion offer to PeopleSoft common stock holders, making the $21 per share price tag available through Oct. 22.
The research firm Yankee Group says the new CEO, PeopleSoft founder Dave Duffield, could rally the forces.
RFID vendor Infineon uses SAP's NetWeaver platform to help companies better connect and manage RFID systems from diverse suppliers.
Jack Link's Beef Jerky last week said it completed the first of a four-phase radio frequency identification project that could eventually enable it to tap into a national database registry for livestock.
The vendor's Business Solutions unit said it aims to help smaller companies deploy RFID in their supply chains, and Jack Link's Beef Jerky is a prime example.
Snack maker sees Wal-Mart's RFID requirements as way to update neglected supply-chain processes
Telco equipment maker signs contract with DHL, Click Commerce, MCA Solutions.
The university developed the software as part of its Wireless Internet for the Mobile Enterprise Consortium.