• RAIN helping RFID grow RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology has existed for about 20 years but has only begun to pick up steam in the last few years. Developments in efficiency and cost have allowed RFID elements to be acquired more cheaply and are now much more ubiquitous in the supply chain. Tesco started an RFID network to track […] Fwd News 0 Comments September 12, 2018
  • Toward ‘omni-channel’ shopping While a great deal of technology investment has gone into improving supply chain logistics, retailers are also looking at using technology to improve in-store shopping experiences. Shopping habits of consumers have changed a great deal over the years – more and more people are opting to shop online rather than at brick-and-mortar stores. In a […] Fwd News 0 Comments April 20, 2017
  • Top fashion brands turn to RFID chips to beat the cheats In the never ending battle against fashion counterfeiting, leading brands are turning to technology to provide customers with peace of mind that their expensive fashion item or accessory is authentic. Recently, Italian fashion house Moncler announced that beginning with its spring/summer 2016 collection, all of its products will contain small radio frequency identification (RFID) chips, […] Fwd News 0 Comments June 9, 2016
  • Big data and supply chain logistics optimisation: illusion vs. reality Not one supply chain conference or event goes by without some random discussions on big data. Presenter after presenter make grandiose statements about how big data will change the way supply chains operate and how everything will be incredibly different. But when you ask what is so disruptive about all that “big” supply chain data, […] Kris Kosmala 0 Comments May 5, 2016