This research paper discusses the basics of RFID, describes the Product numbering standards, explores how RFID can help the business and finally ends with questions that need to be further explored as the company goes through an RFID implementation. Radio frequency identification (RFID) is an old technology that has recently hit the limelight with an announcement made by Wal-Mart that it would require its top 100 suppliers to provide RFID tags on pallets and cases by January 1, 2005, and all of its suppliers to comply by 2006.
This paper published by RFID describes that npw a days RFID is taking the world by storm. Though an old technology the potential uses and benefits are endless. This paper explores the current baggage handling process and a potential model for utilizing RFID in baggage tracking. The potential savings and key business case drivers are also explored for an airline or airport looking at implementing this technology for more reliable, more accurate baggage tracking.