M&S expands RFID roll-out

Marks & Spencer has extended its radio frequency identification (RFID) roll-out to five of its largest UK distribution depots.

Marks & Spencer has extended its radio frequency identification (RFID) roll-out to five of its largest UK distribution depots.

The retailer began testing RFID in 2002 when it tagged 3.5 million food delivery trays. The trial increased the speed of data capture by up to six times and enabled real time logistics tracking.

"We will be looking at the business case for item-level tagging next year," a spokeswoman said.

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