E-commerce and traditional retail package volume arrives in Louisville from area distribution centers
that continue to grow and drive the need for increased UPS processing capacity.
Among these are three- or five-digit sorting, sorting by automated area distribution centers
and carrier routes.
In 2003, Wal-Mart asked its top 100 suppliers to use RFID tags on crates and pallets going to Dallas area distribution centers
by January 2005.
Since then, periodicals mail is handled at Area Distribution Centers
rather than at Sectional Center Facilities.
That's what Wal-Mart plans to do later this month when it launches its RFID pilot program at three Dallas area distribution centers