EPC-enabled RFID Source-Tagging: How the Global GS1 Network Speeds Up Supplier Onboarding

By Doug

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Supplier onboarding can be time-consuming, as well as a painful cost factor in any EPC RFID project, while maintaining high process quality. Workers responsible for the tagging process need to be properly trained and educated how to work with RFID. They need to understand the dos and don’ts, the differences between an ordinary bar-coded price ticket and an RFID label or hangtag, and the basic principles of RFID technology. Trainers have to cope with many cultural and language differences across sourcing countries. Learn how the global GS1 community has proven that supplier onboarding can be cost-efficient and facilitated in a very short period of time when based on standardized training material, translated in the corresponding local languages.