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RFID Helps Belgian Retailer Track Garments Throughout Its Supply Chain

Belgian clothing retailer JBC has taken a large-scale radio frequency identification system live across all 144 of its stores throughout Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany.

RFID Helps Belgian Retailer Track Garments Throughout Its Supply Chain

The deployment involves the use of EPC Gen 2 ultrahigh-frequency RFIDtags to track garments at the point of manufacture, in the distribution center and on store shelves. In April 2016, the retailer expects to use the RFID solution to track purchases at the point of sale.

JBC says it now has visibility into the full supply chain for the more than 17 million pieces of apparel it sells annually, from 100 different suppliers, including 1.5 million hanging garments and 15.5 million flat-packed items.

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The deployment involves the use of EPC Gen 2 ultrahigh-frequency RFIDtags to track garments at the point of manufacture, in the distribution center and on store shelves. In April 2016, the retailer expects to use the RFID solution to track purchases at the point of sale.

JBC says it now has visibility into the full supply chain for the more than 17 million pieces of apparel it sells annually, from 100 different suppliers, including 1.5 million hanging garments and 15.5 million flat-packed items.

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RFID Helps Belgian Retailer Track Garments Throughout Its Supply Chain