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Localisation systems

We present the common techniques and technologies that enable location identification in a certain area. Localization in wireless networks is the process of finding a physical location in an automated …

Wireless networking

In this video the networking aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT) are explained. We delve into the network aspects of smart logistics. Smart logistics uses smart objects like sensors, …

Internet of Things in logistics

We describe a smart way to apply Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless sensor networks (WSN) in logistics. Especially in the temperature controlled supply chain (cold chain), perishable goods like …

Identification and sensing technologies

In this video various sensing and identification technologies and their application in the logistics and transport industries will be presented. Barcode is a commonly used method for identification. This method …

Internet of Things Comic Book

The comic book that you can download below describes various applications and business use cases of Internet of Things (IoT) technology and their important challenges. The IoT Comic Book is …

Building blocks for the Internet of Things

In this video the Internet of Things technology, and its basic building blocks will be introduced. There is an increasing demand for an end-to-end quality assurance of goods and products …

Introduction to sensing in supply chain

Welcome back! In week 5 of our course on Supply Chain Innovation you will learn about sensing, positioning and the Internet of Things. Those new technologies are now really gaining …

Week wrap up

This is the last step of Week 4. This week we focused on supply chain integration and business process modelling. You furthermore learned about how semantic standards and enterprise architecture …

Semantic standards: the case of GS1

GS1 is a large global standardization organization. GS1 is active in several industry domains and active in both product standardization and also offering standards for various industry processes. In this …

Supply chain integration and semantic standards

Even though the internet is providing technical connectivity between computers, this is not sufficient to integrate supply chain processes. While it is not too difficult to send data over the …

The concept of enterprise architecture

We introduce and discuss the concept of Enterprise Architecture (EA) by analogy with general architecture from the field of civil engineering. We motivate the need for, and benefits of EA …

BPMN assignment

Case description: Forno Pizza Forno Pizza has had problems lately. Most clients complain that they have to wait too long time until they receive the pizza they have ordered. Vincenzo, …

Using BPMN

The article summary that can be downloaded at the bottom of this page gives a brief overview of a framework for modelling business processes in demand-driven supply chains and is …

Challenges with supply chain integration

Why is it challenging to integrate supply chain processes? How can ICT systems be both a barrier and an enabler for seamless business process integration? In this video you will …