Maximising the RFID benefits at the tyre distribution centre

Witold Bahr, Ming K. Lim

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In recent years the applications of radio frequency identification technology (RFID) in warehousing have gained a great amount of attention as it is a challenging and dynamic environment. Analysing a receiving operation of third party logistic (3PL) operator running a tyre distribution centre, this paper presents a case study of RFID application in the warehouse. The receiving process is enhanced with the RFID technology, which provides contactless identification, less manual data entry errors, instant stock management. Moreover, these benefits could be maximised by the proposed use of the RFID generated data in accounting of costs and services, which is a novel application of the RFID technology.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 12th International MITIP Conference The Modern Information Technology in the Innovation Processes of the Industrial Enterprises
EditorsCharlotte Høppner Gundelund Hans-Henrik Hvolby
PublisherCentre for Logistics
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)8791200601
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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  • RFID
  • warehouse
  • distribution centre


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