Recommendation of the Logistics department for RFID application in returnable Transport items (RTI) Management, VDA-Recommendation 5501, Version 2.2 This recommendation by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) aims at: • Standardisation of technical requirements for RTI-specific RFID application • Standardisation of RFID-specific data structures for identifying RTIs • Complementary optical RTI identification with Barcodes and DataMatrix Codes