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Whitepaper: EPC/RFID : Proposed Industry Adoption Framework - Manufacturer Survey and Pilot Learnings to Date

by Grocery Manufacturers AssociationJan 01, 2008

The Electronic Product Code (EPC) and its harmonizing Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) technology have generated a momentous amount of interest and activity in the consumer goods and retail industries over the last few years. Retailers and manufacturers alike have been piloting the technology within stores; Distribution Centers (DCs) and internal operations, and sharing product movement data across company boundaries. To gain a current viewpoint on the state of adoption, the Grocery Manufacturers Association commissioned a survey of North American manufacturers, and this paper summarizes progress around case- and pallet-level adoption to date.