Item Level RFID Workgroup
Inventory accuracy is foundational to delivering unified omni-channel commerce and the “always-on, always-open” consumer experience. EPC-enabled item level RFID is the key driver for implementation success in every product category—because you can’t sell, what you can’t see, or don’t really have in stock. The industry is nearing an adoption and usage tipping point! EPC-enabled RFID has moved beyond inventory replenishment. It is an essential component to enable the supply chain visibility and inventory accuracy needed to know what’s available, where it’s located, and how to best deliver it—helping meet consumer expectations anytime, anywhere. A growing number of retailers and brand owners are already using this transformational technology across several lines of business and reporting great success—reducing receiving/packing costs, improving shipment validation, implementing flexible omni-channel fulfillment options, increasing margins, optimizing forecasting and replenishment, and driving sales lift.
The GS1 US Item Level RFID Workgroup is focused on building industry awareness and supporting the adoption of EPC-enabled RFID technology. It provides a forum for peer-to-peer outreach and implementation lesson sharing to:
The GS1 US Item Level RFID Workgroup is comprised of two very active subgroups:
The retail industry is working to grow adoption in a number of general merchandise categories, including, but not limited to: Sporting Goods, Do-it-Yourself, Consumer Electronics, and Home & Garden. If you are a retailer or brand category member, we encourage you to join the Initiative and our Workgroup(s).
Participate in the workgroups that are most important to your organization by visiting the GS1 US Community Room.
Implementation Tools & Resources: