Use of RFID in Supply Chain Data Processing

Use of RFID in Supply Chain Data Processing

Jan Owens (University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA), Suresh Chalasani (University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA) and Jayavel Sounderpandian (University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-557-3.ch218
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The use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is becoming prevalent in supply chains, with large corporations such as Wal-Mart, Tesco, and the Department of Defense phasing in RFID requirements on their suppliers. The implementation of RFID can necessitate changes in the existing data models and will add to the demand for processing and storage capacities. This article discusses the implications of the RFID technology on data processing in supply chains.

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