For retailers and the other vertical industries, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags present enormous opportunities to improve supply chain operations, since real-time inventory control, tracking, and alerting capabilities could be very important advantages of RFID. As tagged inventory goes through ports, terminals, freight forwarders, and into a distribution center, the RFID tag should provide near real-time visibility of an item's whereabouts at all times.
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transportation environments. As the business processes that support this new technology continue to evolve, Manhattan Associates remains committed to developing solutions and the associated domain expertise that will support RFID in its customers' distribution centers (DC) and in the overall retail supply chain. Manhattan Associates is not the only SCE vendor doing something with regards to SCE. In early in 2002, RedPrairie (then called McHugh Software International, Inc. ) announced at its 5th annual