For retailers and the other vertical industries, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags present enormous opportunities to improve supply chain operations, since real-time inventory control, tracking, and alerting capabilities could be very important advantages of RFID. As tagged inventory goes through ports, terminals, freight forwarders, and into a distribution center, the RFID tag should provide near real-time visibility of an item's whereabouts at all times.
TAVIS data collection system, RFID products and other auto-ID devices to enhance its data capture capabilities for transportation and yard management, labor management, supply chain security, and mobile asset management. The combined applications will enable customers to use active RFID technology to more accurately identify, manage, and track physical assets, information and personnel. This partnership is touted as significant in that it takes RedPrairie beyond its tradition supply chain execution focus