Use of RFID Antennas in the Control of Fleet Idleness in an Electric Power Distributor

André Garófalo Chaves, Joao Paulo Bittencourt, Fellipe Jackson de Queiroga Siqueira, Gustavo Gadelha Chaves, Dalbert Lira Cavalcanti de Lima, Helton Ramalho de Oliveira
2017 OALib  
In recent years, the search for better management of the fleet and the reduction of logistic costs has been pursued incessantly by the organizations. One of the alternatives found by Group X was to measure the idleness of its vehicles in order to optimize the use and generate more value for its assets. After perceiving that the vehicles destined to the operating areas were not used every day, it was decided to install RFID antennas in the entrances and exits of the main courtyards to measure
more » ... idleness of the fleet. There was an opportunity to reduce the fleet and better allocation of vehicles. But the model has some limitations and faced problems in execution. Although it is a powerful tool, it has not proved ideal for the management of the group's fleet.
doi:10.4236/oalib.1103922 fatcat:io4cxgdvkzawll4jhizpww76wa