RFID Deployment Center Established Near Dallas

SIS Technologies, Distribution Center Logistics (DC Logistics) and Transport Industries, have established an RFID Deployment Center to help logistics companies meet mandates from Dallas-area customers especially Wal-Mart and the Department of Defense. Capabilities of the 150,000 square foot facility include product and pallet tagging, cross-docking and consolidation services, making this the first

SIS Technologies, Distribution Center Logistics (DC Logistics) and Transport Industries, have established an RFID Deployment Center to help logistics companies meet mandates from Dallas-area customers especially Wal-Mart and the Department of Defense.

Capabilities of the 150,000 square foot facility include product and pallet tagging, cross-docking and consolidation services, making this the first full-function facility for RFID deployment, SIS officials claim.

"RFID is more than just a technology challenge, so we sought to enter this market from a broader perspective," said John Reed, COO of SIS Technologies. "We partnered with DC Logistics and one of Wal-Mart's largest grocery carriers, Transport Industries, because these companies have extensive industry knowledge and existing supply chain customers."

"Transport Industries has inter-distribution center optimization technology that utilize mobilecomm truck information," said spokesperson Mike Voelk of Transport Industries, a current supplier to DC Logistics. With over 1,600 QUALCOMM-equipped trucks dedicated to deliver to Wal-Mart's DCs, "This technology enables economical fulfillment between the center and Wal-Mart DCs."

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