Monday, November 19, 2012
INVENTORY INACCURACIES IN SUPPLY CHAINS: HOW CAN RFID IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE?
Finance and Control Department, Emlyon Business School, Ecully, France
Many research workers have alluded to the tremendous payoffs associated with an effective management of operations [1,2].
Companies adopting innovative supply chain management solutions that enhance the value added to customers at a lower cost are improving their competitive advantage.
Nowadays, radio-frequency identiﬁcation (RFID) technology, which is one type of automatic identiﬁcation and data capture (AIDC) systems currently available, is becoming the basis for such new solutions contributing to a better management of supply chains, in terms of cost reduction and improvement of the customer service level. In most industries, AIDC systems originated with the use of barcode readers, barcode labels, and the universal product code (UPC).
Posted by Joao Moraes at 11:21 PM