RFID SEMINAR:
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you are reading this, you are probably a Walmart supplier who was just asked to start using RFID . . . and you have questions. What is RFID? Why is it important? How does it work?

Let a seasoned RFID expert who has been involved in Walmart’s RFID efforts since 2005 show you the big picture, teach you what you need to do and when, and provide valuable direction as well as best practices to help you launch Walmart’s product tagging program, RFID.
 

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Learn the steps in RFID product tagging from an expert in Walmart supply chain. Understand the value of adapting early. Review the pros and cons of pre-printed tags versus supplier-printed tags. Walk through an RFID implementation action plan and hear tips on meeting Walmart’s September 2 deadline. Get answers to your questions.

Who should take this seminar:
Those who interface directly with RFID in operations, supply chain, purchasing, accounting, and inbound quality; executives and managers who need to understand the big picture clearly.

You Will Learn

    RFID Basics
  • What RFID is
  • How RFID works
  • The value of on-hand accuracy
  • Why RFID is important to Walmart suppliers
    • RFID Tags
    • Which tags to use
    • How and where to get a quote
    • How to pass the Auburn RFID audit
      • Key Factors
      • The importance of serialization
      • The value of no duplication
      • Correct placement of tags
      • Perma-locking tags
        • Meeting the Sept. 2 RFID Deadline
        • Tips to persuade senior leadership to participate
        • Gantt Chart with suggested timeline

THIS SEMINAR IS A LIVE, INTERACTIVE ZOOM SESSION. IT RUNS 9 A.M. TO 11 A.M CENTRAL TIME.

PRICE: $295

REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 4 PM CENTRAL TIME THE DAY PRIOR TO THE CLASS.

Requirements

  • Each student must register; one participant per registration.
  • Each student must use his/her camera throughout class.
  • Register using your supplier email address.
  • MEET THE SPEAKER


     


    Mike Graen has been involved in Walmart’s RFID efforts since 2005.

    While working at Procter & Gamble as its global technology leader, Mike was tasked with aligning P&G’s technology with Walmart’s systems on a world-wide basis. This work resulted in EDI (Electronic Data Information) and GSDN (Global Data Sharing Network). Later, when working at Walmart, Mike developed Walmart’s RFID/EPC technology and Supplier Portal Allowing Retail Coverage (SP2.0). Since 2015, Mike has been consulting with Walmart on On Shelf Availability (OSA) by leveraging RFID, robotics, and electronic shelf labels.

    Enroll Today!

    $295

    Reviews

    Highly recommend to anyone trying to understand RFID. Loved the interactive aspect of Mike's presentation. Very fun way to engage with the group. Mike is a terrific speaker, was able to roll with the questions nicely.

    - Barret - 3/7/22 VP Sales