RFID for the Supply Chain and Operations Professional, Third Edition


Zelbst and Sower know their stuff when it comes to technology and how it relates to operations and supply chains…so I feel confident recommending their work to those seeking to know more about RFID. If you’re new to the technology, this updated edition of RFID for the Supply Chain and Operations Professional could prove useful to you and your organization.–Rich Handley, RFID Journal

If you are looking for an overview of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology…then this is the book for you!–Inbound Logistics

The intent of this book is to provide a sufficient discussion of RFID to enable readers with no prior knowledge to develop a basic understanding of the technology.

RFID for the Supply Chain and Operations Professional discusses current applications and specific examples of RFID usage taken from a variety of industries. The appropriate coupling of RFID with other technologies such as global positioning systems (GPS), enterprise resource planning (ERP), IIoT technologies and robotics is discussed as well as an overview of the RFID implementation process.

This book will help readers develop an understanding of the capability of the technology to increase an organization’s customer responsiveness. In the third edition, the discussion and examples have been updated to reflect the rapid advancement in RFID technology. A new case study and new examples have been added along with updated discussions and projections about RFID technology.

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About the Author(s)

Pamela Zelbst

Dr. Pamela (Pam) J. Zelbst is a professor of supply chain management at Sam Houston State University (SHSU) in the College of Business Administration (COBA). In addition to teaching, she serve…

Victor Sower

Dr. Victor (Vic) Sower is a distinguished professor emeritus of operations management at Sam Houston State University and co-founder and president emeritus at Sower & Associates, LLC. He serve…

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November 4, 2021





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