RFID in apparel supply

Chetna A. Patel, Allan Chan, Chi Leung Hui

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology provides several benefits to the business world in the information flow of the supply chain. The use of RFID with the Electronic Product Code (EPC) promises to provide unavailable data about products. RFID complements to the industry's bar code-based tracking system allowing companies automatically track inventory through an entire supply chain. The deployment of RFID technology involves accurate product information which includes band protection or track and tracing application. One of the ways for collecting product information is the top-down approach by the entity relationship (ER) diagram. The information in the data can be collected with the help Product Information Management (PIM) software and service, including data collection, normalization, and certification and synchronization, adapted to specific data needs of the market.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Specialist publicationTextile Asia
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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