The Impact of Automatic Identification on Supply Chain Operations

  title={The Impact of Automatic Identification on Supply Chain Operations},
  author={Duncan John Mcfarlane},
Automated Identification (Auto ID) applications can provide corporate information systems with the identity of each a physical item in the supply chain in an automated and timely manner. The real time availability of item identity allows other information, related to the item, to be drawn on in order to assess both the current state of the product and future actions required. In the context of supply chain operations, widespread introduction of such systems represents a major opportunity to… CONTINUE READING


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