The impact of RFID on management of returnable containers

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Thoroe, Lars; Melski, Adam; Schumann, Matthias;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Electronic Markets,volume 19,issue 2-3,pages115-124 (issn: 1019-6781)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s12525-009-0013-3
  • Subject: 330 | Marketing | Business and International Management | L91 | RFID; Returnable containers; Reusable transport items; Reverse logistics | Computer Science Applications | Economics and Econometrics | Management of Technology and Innovation | Economics / Management Science; e-Commerce/e-business; Business Information Systems

Inventory shrinkage is a common problem in the management of returnable containers. RFID-based container tracking systems have been proposed as a possible solution. Benefits of RFID-based tracking of returnable transport items such as pallets, kegs and boxes are documen... View more
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