Sporting Goods Retailer Boosts E-Commerce Efficiency

By Claire Swedberg

An RFID solution from Lyngsoe Systems and Consignor enables XXL to automatically detect if an e-commerce "pick up at store" order parcel is being shipped to the wrong location, thereby preventing errors before they can happen; the system can identify when goods reach a store, then send a text message or email to the consumer.

Nordic sporting goods retailer XXL has boosted its e-commerce shipment efficiency with an RFID-based system that automatically identifies each parcel being shipped from its distribution center to one of its stores, based on a customer order. The system then sends a notice to the shopper that his or her requested product has arrived. The passive UHF RFID technology is now live at one XXL store, and the company plans to expand the deployment to all 34 ...

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