Case Study Video: A Mobile Inventory Solution for Dress For Success

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 5:56:05 PM

Dress for Success is an international non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged women by providing them with professional attire to wear job interviews.  This organization has served 750,000 women around the world. Located in South Central PA, Dress for Success opened its doors to the Harrisburg community in 2007 and this year will serve more than 8,000 women.

It may look like a normal retail operation but  has a very different challenge. More than 30,000 clothing and personal care items are received each year are donated to Dress for Success. The inventory is entered by volunteers and then distributed to one of the three locations or the mobile shop.

There are no packing slips no invoices and no tags when items are received. The centralized inventory tracking system in the south central Pennsylvania location has had difficulty getting an accurate inventory.

Advanced Mobile Group created an easy to use auto ID system using a Motorola MC 3190 and held RFID reader a compact lightweight device fully integrated with the computer keyboard in RFID antenna the Motorola MC 3190 features on long battery life and is durable enough to withstand numerous drops, it an includes omni-directional antennas which read sensors. 


Topics: Retail, Asset Tracking, Inventory Managment