Cable & Telecom

Bell Canada to provide first end-to-end RFID pilot

TORONTO - Bell Canada today announced that it’s been selected by a major group of suppliers and retailers called the Supply Chain Network Project (SCN) to deploy Canada's first end-to-end EPC/RFID (Electronic Product Code/Radio Frequency Identification) pilot. The pilot will involve up to four suppliers, one warehouse and one STAPLES Business Depot location, and will encompass pallet, case and item level tagging using the EPCO Gen2 standard. (EPCO is the approved global product code standard to support RFID. Gen2 is the newest standard for RFID tagging.) With this RFID enabled supply chain, the consortium of retailers and suppliers will explore...