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How can you transport large quantities of goods efficiently, without affecting cost and profitability across the supply chain? Moreover, how do you accurately track and document the movement of these goods? Some companies are using the latest technology to manage their quantity distribution, by applying radio frequency identification (RFID) label products to plastic pallets and reusable plastic containers (RPCs).
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Jack Link s Beef Jerky Case Study: Wal-Mart Didn t Make Me Do It Part Two: An Approach to RFID Implementation
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