Application of RFID Tags in Logistics

- Jan 11, 2018-

RFID products continue to enrich the variety of active electronic tags, passive electronic tags and semi-passive electronic tags have been developed, the cost of electronic tags continue to decline, the rapid expansion of the scale of applications. What is the role of RFID tags in logistics relative to other automatic identification technology products?

First, the purchase link

Using RFID technology to change the past traditional merchants purchase management, the use of reader to get the goods and logistics information at the same time, the automatic statistical information into the information system and storage; cargo placement in different warehouse area, You can use a fixed electronic tag reader on the storage of goods in the warehouse to monitor the status, such as the designated stacking area, shelves time and other information statistics. When the cargo area of the warehousing area is approaching, alarm signals are automatically sent to the central dispatching system to inform the staff. When leaving the warehouse, the information of the goods is also transferred to the corresponding database. The use of RFID technology makes the registration of goods more automated, faster and more accurate, reduces staffing requirements and loss of goods, enables fast delivery and pickup, and minimizes storage costs.

Second, sales

Merchants in the sales process using electronic tags on the goods statistics, just in the host system management software can be found on the goods details, such as the type of inventory and quantity. The same payment desk to automatically scan items and billing, replacing the cumbersome manual payment model. But also makes consumers concerned about the validity of the problem, the system for some of the effectiveness of the effective period of goods to monitor and remind businesses to make the appropriate treatment to avoid overdue losses; at the same time commodity management system to manage the goods, out of stock in time Notify merchants replenishment, to ensure adequate supply, improve the efficiency of the sales process.

Third, transport links

RFID tags on the surface of the goods, (for example, attached to the container and packaging), the goods can be tracked control. The goods in transit are installed in the station, dock, airport, highway exit, etc. reader to read the electronic tag information, together with the location of the goods sent to the cargo dispatch center database, accurate and timely To update the logistics network of goods information. RFID technology in the above link makes reasonable product inventory control and intelligent logistics technology possible.

RFID is ideal for non-contact data acquisition and exchange in logistics tracking, delivery vehicles, warehouse shelves, and target recognition. It is widely used in warehouse management, transportation management, material tracking and shelf identification in logistics management, and in stores Supermarket).