Re-Air: Ryan Yost of Avery Dennison

The benefits of RFID technology

*From time to time, we’ll re-air a previous episode of the show that our newer audience may have missed.*

In this week’s episode of The Future of Supply Chain, Santosh is joined by Ryan Yost, vice president and general manager of the printer solutions division at Avery Dennison. By utilizing radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions, Avery Dennison has become a key player in facilitating supply chain visibility around the world.

Highlights from their conversation include:

  • Ryan’s foray into supply chain and RFID (1:06)
  • RFID’s adoption curve in the supply chain (5:46)
  • Ways RFID has evolved recently (9:17)
  • Optimizing the visibility that RFID provides (11:45)
  • Use cases for determining ROI with RFID (17:40)
  • Comparing and contrasting emerging technologies with RFID (23:48)
  • Trends in demand for RFID in 2020 and beyond (27:14)

Avery Dennison is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials, including radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Find out more about Avery Dennison at

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