After a harrowing 18-month pilot project marked by painful setbacks and burgeoning expenses, you'd think Ed Matthews might be disillusioned with RFID. But actually, he's already making big plans for expansion.
With RFID's potential to provide the kind of competitive advantage that sends competitors fleeing from the scene, it's hardly surprising that those who have "cracked the code" are keeping the news under wraps.
It took a nudge from Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman to push aspiring economist Jack LeVan into the business world. But once there, LeVan found a way to use basic microeconomic principles to fuel triple-digit sales growth.
Protecting trucks out on the open road may seem like the impossible dream. But high-tech tools designed to safeguard hazardous materials from terrorists could cut down on more commonplace thefts as well.