RFID in the Supply Chain, Hardback Book

RFID in the Supply Chain Hardback


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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO IMPROVING SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS WITH RFIDWritten by the Director of the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management at Baylor University, RFID in the Supply Chain offers expert insight to help you decide whether, when, and how to use RFID technology to improve supply chain management processes. This informative volume provides a technological overview of RFID and explains the three architecture layers of the Electronic Product Code (EPC) global standards: identify, capture, and exchange.

Building consensus for RFID adoption as well as security and privacy concerns are discussed.

Real-world case studies illustrate the broad range of RFID applications across industries.

A summary of RFID benefits and a look ahead at future implementations conclude this detailed resource. Coverage includes:Technical overview of RFID technology basics and systems componentsAdvantages and limitations of RFIDEPC global industry standardsOperational, technical, and financial challenges in designing RFID applicationsRFID security and privacy concerns and solutionsBusiness analytics and building the business case for RFID implementationImproved supply chain visibilityImproved asset visibility and capital goods trackingWork-in-progress tracking--managing internal supply chainsLibrary management systemsReturnable asset trackingFeatures 32 case studies of successful RFID implementation at:Gillette * Charles Vogele Group * Intermountain Healthcare * Walter Reed Army Medical Center * AeroScout * Erlangen University Hospital (Germany) * Royal Phillips Electronics * Pro-X Pharmaceuticals * Endware Defense Systems * National Library Board Singapore * Belgian University Library * Rewe Group * and many others