The new structure of enterprise value is no more buying or selling through the internet, or produce and deliver products and goods at distribution centers, stores, chain stores and retail outlets, through the supply chain. This is not news to anyone, and almost everyone knows what it is and how to do, but what few know is that, from now on, the chips will have to be part of these business processes, globally.

 

 

Its use is mandated by the use or adoption of international standards already established. Its main objective is to create value growth Strategies & Innovation, providing reduced costs, losses, fraud, errors, deviations, stocks, supply disruptions, improve data accuracy and level of customer service, safely and sustainably. Should also ensure the integrity of origin-destination of products and goods of high quality, in the global supply chain, from producer to final consumer.

 The Supply Chain, safe and smart, with RFID EPC.

 

The use of chips in the enterprise business processes should also promote operational gains based on optimizing the movement flow of products and materials, in the supply chain, based on events, to synchronize the Real Demand with Supplies at different points of supply of products and materials.

 

GAINS & OPPORTUNITIES DURING USE RFID EPC TAG.

 

Efficient Replenishment: RFID / EPC technology will incorporate intelligence in the processes of supplies and replenishment of products and materials at points of sales, including gondolas, shelves, stocks of finished goods, stores, warehouses and distribution centers, among others. 

Visibility of Stocks of Finished Product: RFID / EPC technology will provide improved processes and productivity of labor in the sales channels such as depots, storage, CDs, stores and retail chains, reducing shipping, receiving, checking, returns and improvements in the level of services.

The Supply Chain Safe & Smart: RFID / EPC will provide accuracy in the planning and execution process of supply chain, as sales, distribution, manufacturing, warehousing, transport, receiving and quality control, including tracking and batch identification, date of validity, integrity of products, orders, inventory reduction, working capital, reducing ruptures and therefore improvements in the level of customer service and consumer behavior.

  

THE MATRIX OF ADOPTION OF TECHNOLOGY RFID EPC

 

Several sectors of the global economy have begun to use tag technologies as RFID, EPC, Datamatrix, QR-Code and NFC, among others to improve the competitiveness of productions chains,as well as promote the marketing value of your products and brands in competitive markets. See table below:  

  
  

LEARN: This position is focused on companies with profile to observe and learn from the others experience. Generally do not work with retailers or markets that are demanding compliance of the products with RFID EPC technology and think the return on investment (ROI) is low. Have low perceptions of value and focus on cost label.

CONFORMED: This position is focused on companies that have the obligation to be conform with RFID EPC technology and think the return on investment is low. Are generally companies that are under pressure of competitive markets. Seek to identify a short-term solution and low cost that enables an high leverage on value creation.

ANTICIPATE: This position is focused on companies with some own initiative in this area and create new business models. With low investment will be in conformity with the RFID EPC technology, enabling strengthen its competitiveness against its competitors by product line or product family. Is generally perceived high ROI and conformity is not mandatory. .

POTENTIATE: This position is focused on companies that operate in competitive markets and are being request by their customers to be compliant with RFID EPC technology and do without much mystery, because it is being strongly pressed and realize that the ROI is high and it need to seek greater development in the supply chain that is inserted to maximize profits and results including a leadership profile to create, innovate and transform operations and business models.

 

WELCOSS® - ready for innovation in supply chain management, including visibility and traceability of processes, products, materials, people and corporate assets, with GS1 standards and its multiple applications:

 

  

SMART Supply Chain Management