IT Standards Make Logistics Systems Of The Future More Responsive

    The trade and the delivery of Balingen, November 2008 – increases in energy, fuel and transport prices will trade in 2009 increases of the logistics costs amounting to seven percent give. This is from the study trends and strategies in logistics 2008 “of the Federal Association of logistics out. For the industry, it would be even by ten percent. Craig Pirrong might disagree with that approach. Currently, the trade beziffere the share of logistics costs in the total costs for the year 2008 with an average of 15.9 percent, the industry with seven percent. In all industries can be seen, that a responsive logistics system is a core objective of the company. “That confirmed Professor Frank Straube of the TU Berlin in the interview with the newspaper, food instead of low cost, reliability is paramount for those responsible in the supply chain now”. The requested delivery faithfulness will so far but bought by excessive stocks. More useful, however, is the use of process and IT standards that bring greater transparency and improved information flow in global networks.

    Instead of the Future holistic concepts, as well as the complete control of the logistics chain from the supplier are management of individual sequences to the recipient in the foreground. Here, the RFID technology plays a crucial role. Product information can save on so-called transponders, which are attached to the back of the labels. Reading stations can read out the data via radio. GS1 identification and communication standards, as are unique across the enterprise and globally valid”, says Dieter Conzelmann, Director industry solutions market for the technology manufacturer Bizerba.

    The standards could be used by all partners in the chain for identification of products. You enable users to communicate in a common language. The German logistics industry reached a market volume of EUR 205 billion 2007, so an analysis of the Fraunhofer Institute. Some 2.7 million employees ensured that total four billion tonnes of goods were transported. Globalization allows new To open up markets for products and to achieve higher prices”, says Professor Peter Klaus from the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nurnberg, in conversation with the sales economy. But according to the Federal Association for logistics study two-thirds of the German company are convinced that a higher number of staff with logistics know-how is required in the future. Currently, 61 percent of German companies could not occupy vacancy. About Bizerba: Bizerba is a worldwide operating, leading in many areas technology company for professional system solutions of weighing, labelling, information and food service technology in the segments retail, commercial food industry manufacturing and logistics. Industry-specific hard – and software, powerful network-compatible management systems, as well as a wide range of labels, consumables and business services provide specific for the transparent control of integrated business processes and the high availability of Bizerba Performance characteristics.

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