ISO 17363:2013
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Supply chain applications of RFID -- Freight containers


ISO 17363:2013 defines the usage of read/write radio-frequency identification technology (RFID) cargo shipment-specific tags associated with containerized freight for supply chain management purposes ("manifest tags"). ISO 17363:2013 defines the air interface communications, a common set of required data structures, and a commonly organized, through common syntax and semantics, set of optional data requirements.

ISO 17363:2013:

a) makes recommendations about a second generation supply chain tag intended to monitor the condition and security of the freight resident within a freight container;

b) specifies the implementation of sensors for freight resident in a freight container;

c) makes specific recommendations about mandatory non-reprogrammable information on the shipment tag;

d) makes specific recommendations about optional, re-programmable information on the shipment tag;

e) makes specific recommendations about the data link interface for GPS or GLS services;

f) specifies the reuse and recyclability of the RF tag;

g) specifies the means by which the data in a compliant RF tag is "backed-up" by bar codes and two-dimensional symbols, as well as human-readable information.


  • Document published on: 2013-03-01
    Edition: 2 (Monolingual) ICS: 55.020; 55.180.10
    Status: Published Stage: 60.60 (2013-02-25)
    TC/SC: ISO/TC 122 Number of Pages: 28
  • Revises: ISO 17363:2007

  • No corrigenda or amendments available

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