Why are radio frequency identification (RFID) and wireless sensor networks valuable for business?
Mobile wireless technology facilitates supply chain management by capturing data on the movement
of goods as these events take place and by providing detailed, immediate information as goods move
among supply chain partners. Radio frequency identification (RFID) systems provide a microchip
that contains data about an item and its location. The tags transmit radio signals over a short
distance to special RFID readers. The RFID readers then pass the data