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DRESSING FOR SUCCESS WITH RFID

Salpomec is sewing up the competition with the help of RFID.


Background


Salpomec Oy is a Finnish company which provides logistic solutions mainly to the garment industry. The company has customers in 35 countries on five continents.


Challenge


Salpomec’s customers, many of them brand leaders, set out to protect their profit margins from product diversion and counterfeiting while maximizing in-store product availability.


Solution

 

  • By teaming up with SMARTRAC and ADT, a provider of electronic security systems, Salpomec created the world’s first Apparel RFID Solution Center, located in Lahti, Finland.
  • The solution leverages UPM Web UHF RFID tag to reduce shrinkage and out-of-stocks for retailers, while streamlining operational processes for all retail partners.


Success

 

  • RFID significantly enhances supply chain management and in-store operations for key players – garment manufacturers, brand owners, retailers and logistics providers alike.
  • From the stock room to the store floor, RFID’s ability to authenticate, identify and control apparel helps retail players enhance supply chain management and in-store retail operations