RFId and Returnable Transport Items Management: An Activity-based Model to Assess the Costs and Benefits in the Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chain

Giovanni Miragliotta, Alessandro Perego, Angela Tumino

Abstract

Radio Frequency Identification (RFId) technology promises to enable substantial benefits in Returnable Transport Items management. Lured by this opportunity, some companies (e.g. Metro Group) are carrying out pilot projects, but the difficulties in quantifying the costs and benefits stemming from such applications still prevent many companies from using this technology. This paper describes an analytical model to assess the profitability of such investments, focusing on the fruit and vegetable supply chain.

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Miragliotta G., Perego A. and Tumino A. (2009). RFId and Returnable Transport Items Management: An Activity-based Model to Assess the Costs and Benefits in the Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chain . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on RFID Technology - Concepts, Applications, Challenges - Volume 1: IWRT, (ICEIS 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-94-4, pages 39-48. DOI: 10.5220/0002192800390048


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iwrt09,
author={Giovanni Miragliotta and Alessandro Perego and Angela Tumino},
title={RFId and Returnable Transport Items Management: An Activity-based Model to Assess the Costs and Benefits in the Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chain},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on RFID Technology - Concepts, Applications, Challenges - Volume 1: IWRT, (ICEIS 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={39-48},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002192800390048},
isbn={978-989-8111-94-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on RFID Technology - Concepts, Applications, Challenges - Volume 1: IWRT, (ICEIS 2009)
TI - RFId and Returnable Transport Items Management: An Activity-based Model to Assess the Costs and Benefits in the Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chain
SN - 978-989-8111-94-4
AU - Miragliotta G.
AU - Perego A.
AU - Tumino A.
PY - 2009
SP - 39
EP - 48
DO - 10.5220/0002192800390048