Checkpoint selected for “Tag It Easy” pilot

Checkpoint Systemsis involved in a “Tag It Easy” pilot conducted by Metro Group, a major European retailer. Checkpoint is furnishing pre-commissioned RFID tags to 30 key Asian suppliers.
By Manufacturing Business Technology Staff August 2, 2007
“This is a proof-of-concept tagging pilot to improve supply chain visibility with Asian suppliers.”
Klaus Schmid, managing director, CheckPoint Systems

Checkpoint Systems

“We’ve been a trusted partner of Metro Group for 30 years—the last three in its Future Store initiative,” says Klaus Schmid, Checkpoint managing director for strategic accounts. “This is a proof-of-concept pilot to improve supply chain visibility with Asian suppliers. The goal is never to stop the pilot, but to roll it out to 150 suppliers over time.”

is involved in a “Tag It Easy” pilot conducted by Metro Group , a major European retailer. Checkpoint is furnishing pre-commissioned RFID tags to 30 key Asian suppliers that don’t have the capability to print their own. Metro Group is seeking to optimize efficiency and transparency in the international flow of goods.