This white paper looks at the aggregation process, which defines the track and trace data relationship between the parent and child. Aggregation makes tracing products through each step of the supply chain much simpler. This in turn means that should one of those individual products show up elsewhere, it has been either stolen or counterfeited.
Different methods of tracking products exist. Aggregating codes together allows for faster and easier tracking - each package no longer needs to be scanned at each stop as long as the aggregated code is scanned. This also increases process security, as larger containers can remain sealed until they reach their ultimate destination.
The white paper focuses on the following subjects: