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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expanded to also use radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. While radio ID tag-enabled software is still just a miniscule part of total supply chain management (SCM) providers'' revenues, more and more user companies and software vendors are adopting this technology (see SCE Leaders Partner To See Beyond Their Portfolios ). This technology, which has been on almost everyone''s lips lately, seems to be heading for the mainstream and boardroom priorities, almost directly from scientific labs—its