Today’s highly automated manufacturing processes require reliable tracking of materials, parts, or goods along the entire supply chain. When the number of goods flowing through the process increases and the processes become more complex, asset identification with a help of RFID technology increases efficiency and it becomes the backbone of the production line.
A barcode can store information about a type of product, RFID tags contain unique identifiers that correspond to inventory database records. Switching in logistics chain offers significant advantages over traditional inventory control methods. In the transportation phase of the supply chain, insurance of both vehicles and the company that deploys them is fundamental. With the ability to read and write new information on an RFID tag, is possible to record real time location and status on a vehicle.