RFID in Industry 4.0

the technology's role in shop floor control operationalisation





Industry 4.0, RFID, Systematic Literature Review, Manufacturing Planning and Control, Shop Floor Control


The advent of Information and Communication Technology brought some advances in the field of Operations Management. RFID, when used as Ordering Coordination System, provides benefits not only for Production Control but also for some organisational functions that support the manufacturing sector. To identify these benefits, this work used a Systematic Literature Review. The results presented 15 benefits, classified into 4 areas that impact the Shop Floor Control and a framework containing the information flow necessary to operationalise the SFC 4.0. The discussion presented some insights relating the benefits with the maturity level of the entire SFC ecosystem when adopting RFID technology as an Ordering Coordination System and a brief agenda for future studies in this field of knowledge. It was possible to conclude that although the use of RFID is not new, its use as a premise for SFC operationalisation is yet in its initial stage of maturity, which could be reinforced by the fact that the most cited benefits were related to the initial stage of informational flow presented in the framework.

Author Biographies

Melyssa Albino de Oliveira Bueno, Federal Institute of São Paulo

Melyssa Albino de Oliveira Bueno is seventeen and a high school student at federal institute of são paulo. Her research interests include Production Planning and Control within the scope of Industry 4.0, Strategic Paradigm of Manufacturing Management and work organisation.

Kayke Hernandes Alves, Federal Institute of São Paulo

Kayke Hernandes Alves is seventeen years old and a high school student at the Federal Institute of São Paulo. His research interests include Production Planning and Control within the scope of Industry 4.0, Strategic Paradigm of Manufacturing Management and work organisation.

Luiz Gustavo Mamede Monte, Federal Institute of São Paulo

Luiz Gustavo Mamede Monte is eighteen and a high school student at federal institute of são paulo. His research interests include Production Planning and Control within the scope of Industry 4.0, Strategic Paradigm of Manufacturing Management and work organisation.


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