Factors influencing the adoption and diffusion of supply chain technology standards in Australia.

Grant number: LP100200389 | Funding period: 2010 - 2013

Completed

Abstract

This project seeks to enable more organisations to use technologies such as bar codes and radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags. Studies show that 3.5 per cent of sales are lost due to information inefficiencies, 30 per cent of inventory records have errors, and 60 per cent of all invoices have errors. These types of errors and losses can be reduced through use of these technologies because they enable more efficient and effective flow of goods and services. All four industry sectors we will study can benefit from these technologies: reduced errors and better service delivery in the healthcare sector; improved quality control and reduced transportation costs for primary producers; impro..

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