RFID and the Supply Chain: How the Technology Is Increasingly Being Used By Procurement

Spend Matters welcomes this guest article by Jeff Freedman, CTO at ESM Solutions. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is one of the major technologies that will become ubiquitous in the supply chain and is poised to have a dramatic impact. RFID technology has actually been around since the 1970s, but it has only started to have a real effect on the supply chain within the past few years, and its use is expected to increase as a means of tracking goods and assets.

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Afternoon Coffee: Amazon Extends Same-Day Delivery, M&A Activity in Mining Industry Takes a Hit

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Amazon is now making same-day delivery service available to Prime members in 14 more metropolitan areas. And, miners say they are currently facing the “longest drought of deals” in their careers as they look to sell off their mines, but no one is coming forward to buy them. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

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