Internet of Things or IoT is a new concept recently discussed by individuals and businesses. Over the past years, special attention has been paid to the development of ICT in the various sectors of the industry; nevertheless, all these developments are only considered as a prelude to a major development called "Internet of Things or IoT." Generally, the Internet of Things is conceptualized by the connection of different devices to each other through the Internet.
IoT enables systems and applications to communicate with each other and even with humans via the Internet connection. This implies that the Internet of Things provides the ability to control objects remotely for human beings through the Internet infrastructure. The evolutions in IT services are based on the IoT technology by which it’s called “the fourth industrial revolution” by the experts. Reports from IT firms such as Gartner suggest that this concept of IT is a matter of great concern, as IoT is considered as the infrastructure for the development of a modern world.
One of the most proper areas for implementation of IoT is the logistics services in commercial and industrial companies. Logistics services are considered as one of the most common processes in many companies and organizations. Logistics services with many features such as the ability to transport equipment and raw materials and also storage of large-scale equipment and components have caused many challenges to automating the processes in these services due to the uncertainty or lack of data at the right time. These features have led manufacturing, business, and service companies to seek smart solutions to optimize or manage their logistics infrastructure. GS1 standards connecting the physical and digital worlds, laying the ground for IoT technology by providing a trusted foundation for data protection.