Items need to be tracked for many reasons. In the supply chain, tracking allows a company to identify the current location of items and item counts. This information can be used to forecast item arrival date and future needs, trace items for recall and return, reduce shrinkage, and avoid counterfeit items. Accurate, up-to-date information about quantities and locations can improve the efficiency of the supply chain. This course covers tracking benefits, what to track, and other tracking information.