By using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, automotive companies can eliminate material shortfalls of containers, which lead to delivery delays and, in the case of time-sensitive shipments, cause production downtime. Manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and freight forwarders can all benefit by reducing launch and assembly delays resulting from errors in part quantities, types, and locations for containers targeted for production lines.
disadvantages of technology to the companies
RFID technology eliminates these disadvantages, since status messages are generated automatically when the container passes by an RFID reader, which identifies the kanban number from the RFID tag. Because the kanban number on the tag is linked with other data through SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure, event or status messages can be issued, depending on the specific process step. Fully automated replenishment brings the following benefits: Prompt delivery of kanban containers Reduced shrinkage due to fraud or