The information needed for further procurement optimisation could be found in benchmarking. By Marc Huijgen
Where are we going with rfid? A tidal wave of opinion from consultants tells us that it’s the next big thing to hit supply chain and retail, and yet many high profile companies out there seem far from impressed.
Complexity, strategic sourcing, partnerships, change management, planning, execution, fulfilment, rfid compliance… I could go on. These are all pertinent and pressing issues affecting those individuals charged with the efficient running of their company’s
East Europe may hold plenty of promise for developers of speculative logistics sites, but the risks are considerable. True, manufacturing is pushing East, fast on the heels of cheaper labour.
As previous years may have been dubbed the year of ‘Collaboration’ or perhaps, ‘ERP’, there can be little doubt that 2005 will be exalted as ‘the year of RFID’. And although it may be tempting to dismiss this prominent subject as just ‘hype’, elevated to