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.
equipment manufacturers, suppliers, and partners to identify and track container locations, contents, and condition, SAP RFID technology can help companies lower operating costs while improving asset management and service performance. How SAP RFID Technology Supports the Automotive Industry RFID technology uses transponders or tags that have data written to them that can be read by RFID readers. This enables containers equipped with transponders or tags to be identified automatically. Typically, a