International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT)

ISSN: 2076-1449 (Print), ISSN: 2076-9539 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJWMT Vol.11, No.6, Dec. 2021

Android Based Inventory Management with NFC Enabled for Faster Tracking Items at a Steel Company: A Case Study

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Suci Laksono

Index Terms

Inventory Tracking, Near Field Communication, NFC, Identification of Goods, Inventory Management.


One of the business activities in the company is Inventory management. Stocktaking is an important process to ensure stable operation. A conventional method for item identification is through an attached human-readable label. Employees use an inventory sheet of paper to keep track of items. We propose new system inventory management based on an android application to increase time efficiency for Obtain data tracking through NFC (Near Field Communication) tag-based system. This approach involved 11 participants who performed stocktaking to compare performance between the new and old systems. We collect 54 of the Sample data for time evaluation using a t-test to analyze the data. The result was significantly shorter time in stocktaking process of new system than conventional method (df = 26, t = -7.075, p < .001). Furthermore, the proposed system could be a viable solution for reduce the time needed to complete the stocktaking process in the company.

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Suci Laksono, " Android Based Inventory Management with NFC Enabled for Faster Tracking Items at a Steel Company: A Case Study", International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT), Vol.11, No.6, pp. 20-29, 2021.DOI: 10.5815/ijwmt.2021.06.03


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