DUSSELDORF, Germany — Metro Group here is using IBM’s RFID technology and the EPCIS standard for supply chain tracking, IBM, Armonk, N.Y., announced today. Metro is using IBM’s InfoSphere Traceablity Server software as a platform for capturing and managing data on inventory, expiration dates and other information on meat sold at its Real Future Store in Toenisvorst, Germany. The software, which is fully compliant with GS1 EPCglobal’s EPCIS standard for sharing RFID information among trading partners, is also being used to help Metro suppliers track items associated with special product promotions. By employing software that meets those standards, Metro is creating a system it can use to share information on product movements with any trading partner that also uses an EPCIS-compliant solution, said IBM.
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