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A Uniform Parcel Delivery System Based on IoT

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DOI: 10.4236/ait.2018.84004    1,015 Downloads   2,072 Views


Nowadays, many different kinds of delivery companies transport their own kinds of parcels and offer their own services, which have caused a lot waste of resources. In addition, the volume of parcels in all cities that need to be delivered has been grown dramatically. To cope with these problems, a uniform parcel delivery system in a smart city which can offer service to all kinds of customers in the city including manufactures, department stores, restaurants, individual people and so forth was designed. This system uses IoT (Internet of Things) and RFID technology, combining computer network technology, wireless communication and cloud computing. With this system, the whole package delivery process including classification of packages, vehicle scheduling, path planning, transportation monitoring can be intellectualized as well as managed automatically, and the use of both material resources and manpower resources can be reduced accordingly.

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Wang, Y. , Zhu, H. , Wang, Z. , Li, H. and Li, G. (2018) A Uniform Parcel Delivery System Based on IoT. Advances in Internet of Things, 8, 39-63. doi: 10.4236/ait.2018.84004.

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