Adopting RFid technology in the logistics field has obtained a high attention in the business world. The RFid technology is used by major companies inserted in multiple sectors of economic activity, such as in the field of automotive industry (Mercedes-Benz), retailers (Walmart and Tesco) and other sectors.
The RFid technology eliminates the shortcomings of barcode system and adds new functionality. Apart of this, in recent years there has been a decrease in the values of hardware components, allowing to more and more companies to adopt this technology.
The benefits of RFid in logistics, transport and storage can be classified into:
- Save time and work;
- Increased productivity;
- Increased visibility;
- Inventory Accuracy (null difference between physical and logical inventory);
- Efficient replenishment;
- Efficiency in decision-making of supply chain managers;
- Uninterrupted supply chain or The Uninterrupted Supply Chain (TUSC).