A Study of Effect on the Efficiency in Manufacturing Organizations: The Application of RFID Technology

Universal Journal of Industrial and Business Management, Vol. 4(2), pp. 53-58, 2016

6 Pages Posted: 24 Jun 2016

See all articles by Diljeetkaur Makhija

Diljeetkaur Makhija

Insitute of Management, Nirma University

Pawan K. Chugan

Nirma University - Institute of Management

Date Written: May 1, 2016

Abstract

RFID technology is a real time tracking system, which does not require line of sight. The technology is trending in the organizations, due to various benefits that it can reap. Every organization wants to increase its efficiency, i.e., get more output with same or less input. The implementation of RFID technology can be done by integrating it with the ERP of the organization for various practices or applications. The organizations can decide the practice/application they want to adopt according to their requirement. The efficiency of the process is affected by this application. Manufacturing Organizations have wide applications of RFID technology and henceforth this sector is considered in the study. The paper focuses on various RFID practices in manufacturing organizations and its effect on the improvement in the efficiency of the organizations. It is found that implementing RFID either for Inventory Management, Work in Progress Management, Logistics Management, In-Process Logistics Management or Warehouse Management; it will lead to improvement in efficiency of the organization.

Keywords: RFID Technology, Operational Efficiency, RFID Application, RFID Practices

JEL Classification: A00, G21, D80, L15, L63, L86, M14, M31

Suggested Citation

Makhija, Diljeetkaur and Chugan, Pawan Kumar, A Study of Effect on the Efficiency in Manufacturing Organizations: The Application of RFID Technology (May 1, 2016). Universal Journal of Industrial and Business Management, Vol. 4(2), pp. 53-58, 2016 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2798189

Diljeetkaur Makhija

Insitute of Management, Nirma University ( email )

Nirma University
Nr. Vaishnovdevi Circle, S.G. Highway
Ahmedabad, 382481
India

Pawan Kumar Chugan (Contact Author)

Nirma University - Institute of Management ( email )

Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382481
India
+912717241900 (Phone)
+912717241916 (Fax)

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