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Author Jones, Erick C.

Title RFID and auto-ID in planning and logistics : a practical guide for military UID applications / Erick C. Jones, Christopher A. Chung
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xxix, 400 pages) : illustrations
Contents History and Background; Introduction and History of Military Logistics; U.S. Department of Defense and North Atlantic Treaty Organization Supply Classes and National Stock Numbers; DOD Shipping Level Containers RFID Designations; ; Overview of RFID and AIT Technologies; Overview of AIT Technologies; Basic Introduction to Common RFID Components; Passive RFID System Components; Active RFID System Components; ; Overview of Equipment Interoperability Protocols and Standards; Important RFID Mandates; Standards Organizations and RFID Standards; UID and RFID Standards for Military; ; Implementation, Decision Making, and Testing Approaches; RFID Project Management; RFID System Design; RFID Supply Chain Planning Levels; Implementing RFID Systems; Obsolete Inventory Reduction with Modified Carrying Cost Ratio; ; Overview of Logistics Planning and Inventory Control; Engineering Economics of RFID; Forecasting; Manpower Planning; Production Planning and Scheduling; RFID in Logistics; Inventory Control Basics; Transportation and RFID Applications; Optimizing RFID Portal Locations in Distribution Using Systematic Layout Planning; RFID Uses in Warehousing; ; Military RFID Initiatives and Applications; U.S. Army RFID Initiatives; Marine Corps and Navy RFID Initiatives; Marine Terminal RFID Applications; Other Foreign Country Armed Forces Adoption of RFID Technology; ; Other Potential Military RFID Applications and Radio Theory; Military Physical Fitness RFID Applications; Marine RFID Security Applications; Military Mortuary RFID Implantation Applications; Railroad Car Tracking by an RFID System to Organize Traffic Flow; Six Sigma; Case Study: Multichannel RFID; Radio Frequency Theory; Future RFID Applications
Summary RFID and Auto-ID in Planning and Logistics: A Practical Guide for Military UID Applications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Logistics -- Technological innovations
Radio frequency identification systems.
Military supplies -- Identification
Armed Forces -- Supplies and stores -- Technological innovations
Military supplies
Logistics -- Technological innovations
Radio frequency identification systems
Genre/Form Electronic books
Field guides
Form Electronic book
Author Chung, Christopher A.
LC no. 2010035465
ISBN 9781420094282