Bracket Case Study (Collier/Evans)
The question that is most frequently asked is “when is RFID better than Barcodes.” RFID is not necessarily better than Barcodes. The two are different technologies and have different applications, which sometimes overlap. So the question remains, when is it time to upgrade to a more sophisticated inventory control system.
The main points that Mr. Bracket need to reflect upon when making his decision are as follows. * …show more content…
(Atlas RFID Solutions website)
Payback Possibilities Mr. Beckett needs to look at how this change will benefit his company. Implementation of the RFID system would allow BI to lower their inventory numbers. Simple forecast interactions programs with their customer will enhance BI’s capabilities to react to market changes. The fact that the RFID system can read multiple tags at once thus reduces the human factor in the inventory control process. Bracket International would be able to shift their employee focus from inventory control to other areas in the organization. Bracket International states that their competitive priority is service first, followed be product quality and low cost. Although the initial cost of the RFID seem high, when you relate them to aiding in customer service, inventory and quality control, the