How RFID Insertion Helps with Warehouse Management

How RFID Insertion Helps with Warehouse Management

RFID Warehouse Management

Warehouse management and inventory tracking is a time-consuming process that requires multiple people to catalog items and track the movement of merchandise. If there is an error in the paperwork, it can take hours to correct, which costs the company money and time.

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What is RFID Insertion?

Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology uses data encoded in tags that can be read by a reader through radio waves, and then stored in a database. An RFID tag system includes an RFID reader, an RFID label, tag, or ticket, and an antenna that collects and analyzes the data.

Unlike barcode systems, RFID tags work wirelessly which allows items to be scanned without being in line-of-sight of the tag. For warehouse management, this means items that are hidden behind pallets or boxes can be scanned from anywhere. Additionally, this technology allows multiple tags to be read simultaneously.

You can place RFID tags in boxes, packages, pallets, or containers, allowing for accurate and efficient tracking of items during transit or inventory management.

Benefits of Using RFID Technology

RFID technology has become invaluable in warehouse management and inventory control. As a result of implementing RFID technology, companies are seeing drastic improvements and changes in the following areas:

      • Increased efficiency – inventory control is handled much more efficiently with RFID systems because there is real-time tracking of items in the warehouse without the need for manual labor.
      • Cost-effectiveness – RFID technology allows companies to decrease labor costs with accurate monitoring of products. Whether items are stored in the warehouse, transported, or sitting in a different location, RFID tracking systems will accurately and efficiently track your products to their exact location.
      • Reduction in losses – real-time tracking decreases the chance of losing an item due to a mistake in manual inventory management. This technology helps protect a business’s bottom line and assets.
      • Positive investment – the investment cost of RFID technology systems for your business is quickly recouped through its accuracy and efficiency benefits which lead to lower labor costs and decreased product losses.


Improve Warehouse Operations with RFID

Some may overlook the connection between warehouse management and technology, but the truth is that technology plays a crucial role in warehouse operations. RFID technology helps with organization, daily operations, efficiency, and error reduction in daily warehouse operations.

Automated procedures operating using software save time and reduce the chance of human error. The RFID tag automatically detects and records an item’s arrival and exit from the warehouse, so there is no need for manual tracking and documentation.

Even jobs such as packaging that require manual labor benefit from RFID. RFID provides the ability to locate the item’s exact location quickly and accurately, which saves workers time and increases productivity.

You can decrease your overall operating expenses, increase accuracy, and improve work performance by implementing RFID technology into your warehouse and inventory management system. Ultimately, RIFD results in more productive warehouse processes and satisfied clients.

Tamarack® Products offers the P500 RFID inlay insertion equipment that efficiently creates RFID tags, labels, and tickets on an old or new Flexo press in only one pass. Servo-driven technology makes it simple to integrate into your press and is often installed after the print stations but before the finishing section. With user-friendly controls, Tamarack’s P500 RFID inlay insertion equipment offers ways to insert dry or wet inlays.

Tamarack® Products offers simple solutions with RFID technology with our completely modular, scalable, and customizable P500 RFID inlay insertion system. We have been an industry leader in delivering quality web-finishing equipment to our clients for over 50 years. Contact us today to learn more about RFID technology and how it can be beneficial for your business.