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Inventory / Warehouse Management News

This section includes articles about how companies across many different industries are using RFID to improve their inventory management and warehouse operations.

Impinj Releases xSpan Reader for Tracking Flow of Items, People

The latest in the company's family of gateway readers with built-in steerable-beam antennas, the xSpan has two-directional tracking capacity, and is smaller and less expensive than Impinj's xArray.

Inventory / Warehouse Management Case Studies

Belgian Company Gets an ROI from Its Warehouse-Management Solution

ENGIE Fabricom RFID-tracks nearly 90,000 assets at eight locations within the country.

Inventory / Warehouse Management Features

What Retailers Should Test for in a Proof-of-Concept

It's not just about the technology. Companies must also consider the business case, change management, the data and other issues.

Inventory / Warehouse Management Editor's Notes

The Changing Nature of Retail

Recent moves by Walmart and Macy’s illustrate the challenges all retailers face.

Inventory / Warehouse Management Expert Views

Retailers Must Reframe Their Thinking

If you build an omnichannel house without an RFID foundation, it will crumble.

Inventory / Warehouse Management Best Practices

The Big Picture

Companies large and small must take a strategic approach to deploying RFID enterprisewide, so the technology can solve their current problems and sup­port their long-term goals.

Inventory / Warehouse Management How To Articles

How to Conduct a Successful Proof-of-Concept

This important test will help you determine how best to use RFID to solve your problems.

Inventory / Warehouse Management Videos

Inventory / Warehouse Management White Papers

  • End-to-End, Always-On RFID Inventory Management for Retail: Analyzing the ROI
    Published March 2016
    Inventory management using fixed RFID readers provides accurate real-time inventory data, benefiting retailers in terms of revenue and gross profit uplift, omnichannel execution, shrinkage and more. Mojix explains how RFID can help retailers sell to the last item, moving from a push-inventory model to a high-visibility model, and reducing inventory while improving availability and customer service. (6 pages)
  • The 10 Crucial Lessons Learned From the First-Ever Global RFID Retail Deployment
    Published August 2015
    In 2008, American Apparel's senior-executive team faced a crisis. Throughout 2007 and 2008, the company had been opening stores at a fast clip, growing overall revenues immensely with same-store-sales lagging behind, but healthy nonetheless. After years of expansion, the writing was on the wall: with dozens of new stores spread out across the world, comparable store sales were flattening. By the end of 2009, American Apparel reported an 11 percent decline in comparable store sales. SML explains how the team looked at and ranked potentially disruptive technologies, and how it kept coming back to item-level RFID as a tool that could change the way in which it operated at a fundamental level.
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