TLMT602 - RFID Uses in Logistics

Course Details

Course Code: TLMT602 Course ID: 4212 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

The course will teach students how to analyze and advise decision makers in the use of RFID technology compared to the use of bar code tracking systems in logistics and transportation applications. Students will be able to describe the history, rationale and management impacts of why this technology was mandated by the Department of Defense and Walmart in January 2005 to be used on all shipping pallets and containers. Students will classify and explain how different active and passive RFID technology can be used to increase product movement and storage visibility along supply chains. Students will examine and compare how a real-world application of this technology is improving logistics visibility in a military or retail environment. Students will design an implementation plan to incorporate RFID technology as part of a real-world business model. Students will work in a team environment as well as individuals in creating a series of written papers on the current state of the art in using RFID technology to meet the retail or military transportation and logistics needs. Students will conduct an informal survey of military or retail decision makers to learn how to appraise qualitative as well as quantitative data and reports of the use of this technology

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
Registration01/29/2024 - 06/28/2024 Course Dates07/01/2024 - 08/25/2024 Start Month July SessionSummer 2024 Session B Weeks8 Week session
Registration04/29/2024 - 10/04/2024 Course Dates10/07/2024 - 12/01/2024 Start Month October SessionFall 2024 Session B Weeks8 Week session

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.