Top 10 Best Practices for Wal-Mart's "Next 300" RFID-mandated Suppliers

Start early, start small and prepare for change; Zebra offers insights for successful compliance initiatives

1. Start early.

2. Choose supplies carefully.

3. Determine the where and how of smart labeling.

4. Pick the right partners.

5. Start small and simple, then expand.

6. Test, test, test.

7. If you can, plan RFID from the ground up.

8. Utilize the data.

9. Look beyond compliance for ROI.

10. Recognize that RFID is still a moving target and plan for change.

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