Manhattan Associates, Matrics in RFID alliance

Manhattan Associates, Matrics in RFID alliance

Manhattan Associates and Matrics, a designer and manufacturer of electronic product code (EPC)-compliant Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems have formed an alliance, with the aim of speeding adoption of RFID technology throughout the consumer goods supply chain.

The two companies said the goal of the alliance is to help clients reduce overall cost and increase profitability by combining RFID tag and reader technology with RFID-enabled supply chain execution systems. The two companies said in a joint statement that benefits will include improved accuracy and distribution efficiencies, shorter order cycle times, and elimination of unnecessary handling.

Manhattan Associates offers a variety of integrated logistics systems, including RFID. Manhattan Associates was an early adopter of EPC-compliant technology. The company is presently marketing RFID integration platforms, applications and implementation services.