Lack of Interoperability is a major obstacle to the wider deployment of RFID technology throughout the automotive supply chain. To overcome this obstacle, the JAIF* developed two major standards covering the use of RFID to identify parts and vehicles and the use of RFID to identify containers.
The OFTP2 protocol is constantly reviewed and updated by the Odette OFTP2 Experts Group, and the majority of OFTP2 solutions on the market have recently been re-tested to ensure, new features have been implemented correctly.
All supply chain professionals know that the efficient management of packaging is essential for the timely movement of parts through the supply chain and the maintenance of quality in the storage and distribution process.
An accurate MMOG/LE assessment requires the involvement of experienced internal and/or external assessors as well as supply chain managers with advanced supply chain knowledge. To reinforce this knowledge and commitment, Odette and AIAG have agreements with training providers who offer top class MMOG/LE training courses all around the world.
Auto-Id technologies provide a reliable means to identify and track items as they move through the supply chain, providing the visibility that all professional practitioners seek. While some automotive manufacturers investigate the capabilities of other technologies, RFID still tops the list as the favoured technology, assisted by a considerable decrease in the cost of the associated hardware over the past decade.