RFID is on the rise. In Kurt Salmon’s first large retail study of RFID in 2014, 34 percent of respondents had either implemented or were currently implementing or piloting RFID. Today, that’s more than doubled, to 73 percent, driven by impressive gains in inventory accuracy.
Macy’s innovative use of RFID to fuel its unique “Pick to the Last Unit” (P2LU) program is driving enhanced omni-channel order fulfillment. With Tyco’s TrueVUE RFID Inventory Visibility platform, Macy’s is accessing its full inventory assortment and establishing enterprise-wide inventory accuracy in key product categories to fulfill customer demand. Having this level of inventory accuracy [...]
In this white paper, Tracy Hilstrom, a senior product manager at Impinj, analyzes why hospitals are deploying RFID to locate assets, optimize inventory, manage patient care and improve overall efficiencies.
Using a highly durable RFID tag designed for harsh environments with acceptable frequencies, Cryogatt Systems Ltd. and HID Global have developed an RFID tagging system to quickly and accurately identify and deliver a detailed audit of stem cell vials, fertility straw samples and other material cryogenically stored in laboratories, bio-banks and fertility clinics. This is [...]
To illustrate the potential financial benefits of RFID, this white paper introduces a hypothetical apparel retail chain called Hypothetical Fashions Ltd. (HFL). HFL is a healthy, $2 billion chain with about 500 stores. The paper dissects the various financial benefits of implementing RFID and tagging about 60 percent of its items — or 24 million [...]
This white paper produced by Zebra demonstrates how to accelerate the path to IoT through the Visible Value Chain (VVC) and how to enable organizations to gain real-time visibility into operations by being more nimble, agile, and by making better-informed business decisions. Once organizations have seamlessly enabled device connection to the data center, they can [...]
This E-Book produced by RFID solutions provider Impinj explains why retailers are using RFID and why the technology is crucial to staying ahead in the retail sector.
This white paper examines the challenges and risks faced by large multi-national organizations with complex, multi-modal logistics, and how the Internet of Things (IoT) — sensors, networks, and analytics — can drive visibility and efficiencies while reducing risk, creating new levels of business performance, and the ability to revitalize today’s dated, manual, and often inaccurate [...]
This white paper from Checkpoint Systems identifies six steps that retailers should take immediately to decrease costly out of stocks, including deploying an RFID solution. Today, the question is no longer “should we adopt RFID,” but “how and where can we implement and expand use of RFID.”
At Northwestern Memorial Hospital, located in the heart of downtown Chicago, virtually every medical specialty is represented by its 1,603 on-site physicians. The hospital has reached Magnet Status, which is the gold standard for quality care, yet knew it had a major problem when it came to inventory control. After turning to an RFID-based solution, [...]