NACDS 2007 Supply Chain & Logistics Conference

Staples Business Depot (Canada) Demonstrates Benefits of RFID
(presentation)
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Staples Business Depot, the Canadian subsidiary of the international office-products retailer, completed an end-to-end supply-chain pilot in 2006 with a group of its vendors to their delivery center, as well as on a direct-to-store basis to successfully demonstrate the process benefits of utilizing EPC-ready Gen 2 technology in real world operations. Presentation includes specific component descriptions of an end-to-end RFID pilot project, definitive technology and productivity metric results and methods utilized to create a collaborative RFID pilot among supply chain partners.

Speaker: Jeff Ashcroft

Jeff Ashcroft started his career at The Hudson’s Bay Company in a part time role on the warehouse floor, rapidly rising to the most senior Logistics position. In the 1990s, he joined the Tibbett & Britten Group where he developed Wal-Mart Canada’s 3PL national distribution and transportation network. In 1997, Strategic Logistics Partners was formed and Jeff continues to lead the Supply Chain Network Project an RFID and SCM industry initiative. Jeff’s most recent role was Vice President, Logistics/Supply Chain at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Canada), where he was also the PwC Canadian Retail Advisory Leader.

NACDS 2007 Supply Chain & Logistics Conference

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