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Industry presentation

  1. 1. BMO2203 Professor: Claudia Aberl Students: Eric Le # Kamal Ratha # Adan Jacques #4535343 Industry Presentation E-supply Chain Management Melbourne, Australia. 22 September 2015
  2. 2. Standards are… • Agreements that organize any activity or any business sector • Rules or blueprints that a group applies • A method of measuring, describing, or even classifying goods or services.
  3. 3. Standards examples…
  4. 4. What is a unique identifier? “A unique identifier (UID) is a numeric or alphanumeric string that is associated with a single entity within a given system. UIDs make it possible to address that entity, so that it can be accessed and interacted with.” (TechTarget, 2014) • Barcodes • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) • Global Trade Item Number (GTIN)
  5. 5. What is a unique identifier? Barcodes Global Trade Item Number (GTIN)Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  6. 6. What is a unique identifier? Country Company Product Control Digit
  7. 7. Benefits of standards in Supply chain RISE Predictable environment Efficiency Communication Innovation Partner collaboration capability DECREASS Effort Unnecessary cost Complexity Lead times Potential human errors
  8. 8. Benefits of standards in Supply chain • Expansion of retail options • Optimize communication with other members of the supply chain. • Reduce product design lead time • Optimize short term planning • Simplifies Quality Control • Reduce of catalogue and stock • Makes global sourcing more feasible • Retail of familiar products to the customer • Reduce product introduction lead time
  9. 9. Data Matrixes and QR Codes Data Matrix QR Codes
  10. 10. Data Matrixes • 2D Pattern. • Data store in columns and rows. • Serial number, expiration date, etc. • Up to 2335 alphanumeric characters. • Small items • Units that require more data
  11. 11. Data Matrixes
  12. 12. QR codes • Similar patter to Data Matrixes • Binary and alphanumeric data. • Ability to encode URL. • Marketing and entertainment. • Not used in healthcare industry.
  13. 13. QR Codes
  14. 14. Question 1 Mention 2 benefits of standards in the Supply Chain
  15. 15. Question 2 Mention 1 application of a Data Matrix and 1 application of a QR code
  16. 16. References • TechTarget. (2009) bar code (or barcode) definition. [Online] Available from: [Accessed: 19th September 2015] • Impinj. About RFID. [Online] Available from: ( [Accessed: 19th September 2015] • Technovelgy. What is RFID? [Online] Available from: [Accessed: 19th September 2015] • TechTarget. (2014) Unique Identifier (UID) definition. [Online] Available from: [Accessed: 21st September 2015] • GS1. (2015) Global Trade Item Number (GTIN). [Online] Available from: [Accessed: 19th September 2015]