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Whitepaper: The Little Chip That Could: Radio Frequency Tags Reshape Logistics

by Post-Newsweek MediaJan 01, 2008

The author?s technology involves a small device called a radio frequency identification tag, or RFID tag. The tags attach to the containers with magnets, and each has a memory module that holds the bill of lading for its host container. Wireless readers around the perimeter of these containers query the tags. Back-end systems aggregate the data and feed it into the supply chain, data warehousing and enterprise resource planning systems that help commanders get the big picture ... or find the