Improved Inventory Management Tops List of RFID Benefits, Poll Finds

Reduced tampering and theft, improved collaborative planning also cited in CompTIA survey; technology "over-hyped," says one-fifth of respondents

  • Reduced product tampering, theft and counterfeiting cited by 12.3 percent of the respondents

  • Improved collaborative planning with supply chain partners 11.9 percent

  • Easier product tracking and recalls 9.0 percent

  • Automatic replenishment of parts and products 7.2 percent

  • Reduced invoice reconciliation and labor costs on the receiving dock 4.5 percent

For more information on trends relating to RFID, see the following articles:

For more information on the use of RFID solutions in the supply chain, see "Needle in a Supply Chain Haystack," the Net Best Thing column in the January 2002 issue of (now ) magazine.