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Supply Chain Improvements on the Way with New Apparel Industry Guidelines

Supply Chain Improvements on the Way with New Apparel Industry Guidelines

(RFIDWorld.ca) Major retailers, technology providers and brands have joined together to develop a set of guidelines for assigning serialized identification numbers. This development would make it possible to trace where a product has come from or been throughout the global apparel supply chain. The guidelines were recently released by the information standards organization, GS1 US. […]

June 12 2012 | Posted in Retail RFID, Transport RFID | Read More »

University of Arkansas Releases 2nd Phase of RFID Study

University of Arkansas Releases 2nd Phase of RFID Study

(RFID World Canada) American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and GS1, sponsors of a study being done at the University of Arkansan on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), announced today the benefits or RFID technology to apparel suppliers and retailers. The project which will continue for a total of 1 year, has shown benefits to apparel […]

January 26 2012 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Freezer-Proof RFID Tags Announced

Freezer-Proof RFID Tags Announced

(RFIDWorld.ca) New UPM Raflatac RFID freezer-proof tags, designed to operate in temperatures down to -40 degrees Celsius have been introduced by Peacock Bros. A white synthetic face is provided on which a code can be printed over by an RFID thermal transfer label printer.  The printer can encrypt and print user readable information. The tags […]

July 18 2010 | Posted in RFID Technology | Read More »

Canada Implementing GS1 Barcoding Standards of Drugs

Canada Implementing GS1 Barcoding Standards of Drugs

(RFIDWorld.ca) After 34 organizations across Canada have agreed to embrace global GS1 barcoding standards for medication, the Canadian Barcode Project is closer to streamlining the process, by reducing medical errors.  All commercial drugs on the Canadian market will be automated, decreasing room for errors. The goal is to reduce relabeling and renumbering so as to […]

July 17 2010 | Posted in Healthcare RFID | Read More »