Walgreens Fully RFID Automates DC

After a one-year trial, Walgreens has now officially committed to making its 600,000-square-foot distribution center in Anderson, S.C., fully RFID automated with a system that alerts employees before they load a shipment on the wrong truck bound for retail locations throughout the Southeast.

The setup also automatically sends ASNs out as products leave the center, according to this wonderfully detailed RFID Journal story. "The RFID system is designed to alert employees when a tote has been moved to the wrong dock door, and when it is being loaded in the incorrect order. For instance, often a truck will transport multiple shipments to several stores and needs to have the goods loaded in the order in which they will be delivered."

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