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Analysis of the business model innovation of the technology of internet of things in postal logistics

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2 Author(s)
Peng-fei Fan ; Ind. Res. Base of the Internet of Things, Nanjing Univ. of Posts & Telecommun., Nanjing, China ; Guang-zhao Zhou

This paper analyzes the application of the internet of thing technology in postal logistics, prospects the potential structure of the technology of Internet of Things in postal logistics and its impact on the construction of the business model of Internet of Things. It primarily analyses the main way for the technology of Internet of Things to make profitability in postal logistics and discusses the current business models in the point of management and decision making of the industry of Internet of Things. The paper also studies the feature of the business models of Internet of Things in postal logistics combining features of new industry of Internet of Things and characteristics of the postal logistics, puts forward a viable business model, and makes a systematic exposition of the advantage of this model.

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Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IE&EM), 2011 IEEE 18Th International Conference on  (Volume:Part 1 )

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3-5 Sept. 2011