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APL Logistics to RFID tag NETGEAR shipments to Best Buy

APL Logistics to RFID tag NETGEAR shipments to Best Buy

   APL Logistics said Friday it has won the radio frequency identification tagging service business of Silicon Valley-based NETGEAR, a leading provider of wireless networking equipment.

   Under terms of the agreement, APL Logistics will affix RFID tags to cases of NETGEAR product sent to selected Best Buy stores in the U.S. The deal highlights a growing trend among major retailers who mandate that their suppliers use such tags on shipments.