The role of radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies in improving garment manufacturing operations1

E.W.T. Ngai, D.C.K. Chau, J.K.L. Poon, A.Y.M. Chan, B.C.M. Chan and W.W.S. Wu,    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


A growing number of organisations are using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to improve their manufacturing processes. A case study approach is used to explore the development of an RFID-based manufacturing process management system in a garment factory in China. The results indicate that both technology push and need pull factors influence the garment factory’s intention to adopt RFID technology. We identify eight factors for the successful implementation of an RFID-based manufacturing ...

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