How to define, design and implement bar code, rfid, in warehouse management, inventory management software providing supply chain visibility and inventory control.

Get started. drill down from layman to technical understanding of rfid, bar code applications, benefits and tradeoffs. Get started and drill down from layman to technical understanding of bar code and rfid applications, benefits and tradeoffs. Best practices, benchmarking, and cost payback enable you to define, design and implement cost effective global supply chain systems. Fundamentals of global supply chain flow and how rfid and bar codes and Internet communications are used to optimize your system. Introduction and drill down for supply chain standards retail, paper, automotive, airframe, DoD, military GS1, UPC, UPC.EAN, GTIN, EAN, AIAG, DoD, Spec. 2000, UID, EPC.



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[TR101] Understanding the EPC System

Instructor: Rick Bushnell

This class provides an overview of the Electronic Product Code System (EPC).  EPC is the hottest topic in the world of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) in 2004 because of mandates from Wal-Mart, Target, and the U.S. Department of Defense for its adoption by suppliers beginning in 2005. The class provides a high-altitude perspective of current and future EPC tag data standards that will enable enhanced supply chain visibility.

Upon completion of this introductory course, students will have a fundamental grasp of the “why” and “how” … with a hint as to the “when” of the EPC System.  This is not a technically rigorous overview.  Rather, it provides a plain language perspective on the pending “Internet of Things” to be enabled by the EPC.

Note:  This session does not forecast the demise of the linear and 2D bar codes that have become ubiquitous in retail and industrial/commercial supply chains.  Rather, it hints at the synergy and shared efficiencies enabled by both bar code and RFID technologies.


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