Inside Logistics


  • A game of tags: Winning and losing with RFID

    January 13, 2017 by Emily Atkins

    It’s fair to say that “Peak RFID” in supply chain occurred just after 2005, the year that retail giant Wal-Mart began requiring its suppliers to have the tags on inbound shipments. Since then the technology has not proved to be the hoped-for inventory-control panacea. Emily Atkins looks at the promise and perils of RFID over the past 10+ years.