DoD Policy of RFID- Now the 2 Biggest Supply Chains Embrace SSF
US Undersecretary of Defense Mike Wynn has created a policy
for the implementation of RFID in this massive supply chain.
We have included the actual policy document from the DoD.
It does a clear job of explaining requirements for projects
In addition, Secretary of State Colin Powell, from Bangkok,
demonstrated to the world a Savi product, talking about secure
There is much to learn and do here—so start thinking
about how you can leverage the inevitable investments you
will make to provide value to your enterprise—not just
compliance to your customer.
Want to Keep Up on
the Latest Supply Chain Issues?
Start attending the elearning webinars sponsored by ChainLink
RFID and SmallSmartFast Technologies for the Supply Chain-
December 9th- Online and Live
With Wal-Mart, the US Department of Defense, the top European
Retailers, and global security concerns driving new standards
and new requirements for total supply chain visibility, businesses
are again driven to invest in more technologies and streamlined
processes to continue to compete and keep customers.
RFID is the banner, but the global supply chain will be
powered by a portfolio of solutions that must fit together.
all has to work by the mandated timetable—2005 for
the Top 100 suppliers, and 2006 for the entire supply base.
RFID is not a new technology. But the new generation of
tags has created a new economic justification that can make
use of this technology global and pervasive. RFID is a
catalyst to move your company SmallSmart and Fast. What are
needed to be part of this SmallSmartFast arsenal? Some
are old faithful, but some are new, sounding the risk alarm.
What are the benefits and risks inherent in an RFID project?
What are some Case Study successes that can point the way
for my business success?
Warehouse Management System Selection –
key to success is accurate systems requirements definition-
11th- Online and Live
Carla Reed, Director, Logistics and Distribution, ChainLink
There are few technologies that can have a greater impact
on the distribution operations than warehouse management
systems (WMS). However, it is critical to ensure that the
operations requirements are clearly understood and that the
systems requirements reflect their needs. Understanding the
interaction between People, Process and Technology, and taking
these into account when evaluating and implementing WMS will
reduce the risk of failure and ensure a positive ROI.
You can’t go to every event, so here are some you
are bound to learn from:
EPCglobal Technology Expo 11/4-11/5 sponsored by Wal-Mart,
Adexa User Conference 11/10-11/11 Las Vegas
Vendor Compliance Federation 11/17-11/19 Phoenix
Ultimate Supply Chain Experience!
Seminar on: Doing Business in Iraq
ChainLink Research, Inc.