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Fishbowl Inventory

Fishbowl Inventory is an affordable inventory management solution for small and midsize businesses. It is especially popular among manufacturers and wholesale distributors. Fishbowl offers advanced features, including multiple location tracking, seamless QuickBooks integration, order management, and pick/ pack/ ship functionality.

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3PLink® WMS

The 3PLink® Warehouse Management Solution is a set of modules built to manage orders, inventory and billing of a 3rd Party Public Warehouse operation. 3PLink® is an integral part of your technology solution that pays for itself quickly and continues to earn your customers’ confidence. 3PLink® will help you manage your operations better and will make you a better strategic partner for your customers.

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Aplicor

Aplicor provides our customers with cloud enabled applications to drive their core processes, allowing them to concentrate on building revenue and profitability. By leveraging our expertise in the wholesale/distribution and financial service industries, our customers can invest strategically in their resources, capital and time. Aplicor customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and ecommerce are all accessible through the cloud and is one embedded system, so customers do not have to worry about integrations, end user adoption due to different applications or the maintenance of hardware infrastructure and software.

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AccellosOne Warehouse Management System

AccellosOne Warehouse Management System acts as the hub of your supply chain solution, integrating accounting/order and shipping software systems, electronic data interchange (EDI) systems, Crystal Reports software, radio frequency and barcode hardware, and warehouse automation equipment. Combining radio frequency and barcode technology with a robust, three-tiered, Internet-based architecture, AccellosOne Warehouse delivers a powerful, scalable and flexible real-time warehouse management system that helps you boost productivity.

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Catalyst WMS

Catalyst is an extended warehouse management supply chain solution providing a broad range of integrated, open standards-based solutions

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ASCTrac® Warehouse Management System

Integrated Warehouse Solutions for Distribution Operations ASC understands that maintaining control of inventory, space, equipment, manpower, and other resources within your warehouse operation is essential to the survival of your business. ASCTrac® WMS was designed as a Tier 1 Warehouse Management System to solve the demanding challenges of warehouse distribution, manufacturing, and 3rd party logistics operations.

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Accuplus® WMS

The Accuplus® Integrated Distribution Logistics System is the 3rd Party Logistics industry’s mainstay warehouse system. Accuplus is a comprehensive, easy to use software package for managing 3rd Party Warehouse operations. Accuplus features the ability to manage multiple warehouses, customers, products, rates, carriers, consignees, inbound receipts, bills of lading, and much more.

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Foxfire WMS

Foxfire provides Warehouse Management Software to support distribution and manufacturing operations. As a certified Microsoft solution provider, Foxfire warehousing software solutions include Windows-based client, web, and mobile applications to support real-time tracking needs. Foxfire warehousing software products are designed to collect and report data generated on the production floor and in the distribution center. These WMS systems provide immediate real time information to floor-level employees, supervisors, and upper-level management so they may more efficiently operate their facility and meet delivery and production goals at lower costs.

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IBM Sterling WMS

IBM® Sterling Warehouse Management System (Sterling WMS) optimizes complex distribution networks by enabling central management of inventory, labor and processes across multiple warehouse facilities.

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IntelliTrack Warehouse Management Software (WMS)

IntelliTrack Software manages inventory and assets using barcode, RFID, and wireless tracking technology. IntelliTrack is a leading small to medium business solutions provider that can help you collect, track, and manage anything that can be tagged or barcoded. With over 20,000 installations worldwide, IntelliTrack is the most recognized inventory software brand in the data collection industry.

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Anywhere Warehouse Management™

The Anywhere Warehouse Management™ system has a rangeof integrated modules that together provide a total supply chain management solution. Developed and hosted by Lenoir Technologies, the Lenoir™ architecture provides an open, parameter driven solution that can be integrated with our client systems.

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Next View WMS

Next View WMS, is a warehouse management system based on the Microsoft .NET 4.0 architecture. Next View WMS utilizes a service oriented architecture with web services and work flows that can be easily tailored to fit the requirements of each customer. Next View WMS can be interfaced to the leading ERP systems for the SME market. Next View WMS is a powerful, real-time system that has the capability to meet future needs.

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NTE Warehouse Management

NTE Warehouse Management provides flexible location management and storage definition capabilities, allowing precise control of inventory across multiple customers, suppliers, warehouses, and distribution centers. Integration with warehouse storage systems allows seamless automation of inventory movement. Integration with external third party systems provides a virtual warehouse view of a customer’s inventory.

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Manhattan Associates’ Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Manhattan Associates’ Warehouse Management System (WMS) software has been an industry leader for years because it provides best-in-class logistics technology that delivers truly measurable ROI and productivity gains in inventory, labor, physical space, time and costs. Going far beyond basic picking, packing and shipping, our WMS software uses advanced algorithms to mathematically organize and optimize warehouse operations and transform your warehouse logistics into a critical strategic component in your supply chain.

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Microlistics ISIS Enterprise

ISIS Enterprise offers unlimited system flexibility to ensure your operating environment is supported and optimised. With an open, rules based architecture that is infinitely configurable, ISIS Enterprise can be tailored to meet the most complex and demanding warehousing requirements.

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Retalix Warehouse Management Software

Our Warehouse Management software gives your company unprecedented real-time control over inventory levels and your warehouses and distribution centers. Warehouse Management gathers data on virtually every facet of warehouse operations and uses the information to optimize processes, lower costs and improve customer satisfaction.

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WISE Warehouse Management System: WISE

Warehouse Management System suite of tools is the core of our Supply Chain Solution. WISE WMS has user defined location rules, package types, picking rules, shipment procedures, packaging techniques, and all other significant details regarding your operations. WISE then optimizes these tasks for you based on detailed algorithmic rule engines. These extensive WISE Functions are available to improve the distribution center’s operations by minimizing costs and increasing productivity.

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Savant WMS

The Savant Warehouse Management System combines solid business principles and state-of-the-art technology to create a powerful and comprehensive automated warehouse and distribution solution. With the Savant WMS, you can manage and track the movement of inventory from receiving through shipping. The Savant WMS dramatically cuts warehouse costs by eliminating paper work and costly shipping errors, improving staff productivity, and providing accurate inventory levels to all inter-company departments.

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Advanced Warehouse McLane 3g

McLane Logistics Technology's Warehouse 3g is a cutting edge, new warehouse management system (WMS) built upon the bedrock of over 100 years of warehouse distribution experience. Native to the Microsoft Dynamics® AX ERP application, Warehouse 3g provides a robust feature set and improved functionality that can dramatically improve the efficiency of your warehouse operations.

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HighJump Supply Chain Management Software Solutions

HighJump Software empowers you to meet the daily demands placed on your business with a fully integrated supply chain management software suite with inventory visibility from supplier through store shelf.

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NetSuite Supply Chain and Inventory Management

NetSuite supply chain management software offers a complete set of inventory management, manufacturing and purchasing capabilities that helps move inventory to the right place, at the right time, at the right cost.Gain an in-depth, real-time view into key supplier, inventory and shop floor performance indicators. Self-service capabilities for partners, vendors and customers improve collaboration throughout the entire supply chain. With NetSuite, you'll be able to better manage inventory levels and costs—and better meet fulfillment expectations, improving customer service.

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Oracle Warehouse Management

Oracle WMS delivers operational flexibility, optimized warehouse processes, seamless hand-offs with key value chain processes, and pre-integration of advanced warehouse technologies—all at the lowest total cost of ownership. Oracle's flexibility allows you to quickly add operations for new business initiatives like omni-channel fulfilment. And Oracle's award winning analytics allow you see everything about your operations so that you can focus on the metrics that matter.

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Softeon WMS

Softeon WMS provides more than just real-time control over inbound, outbound and inventory management processes. The highly-configurable system adapts with your warehouse operations to streamline end-to-end supply chain execution processes.

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SAP Warehouse Management System (WMS)

The SAP Warehouse Management system (WMS) provides flexible, automated support in processing all goods movements and in managing stocks in your warehouse complex. The system supports scheduled and efficient processing of all logistics processes within your warehouse. The WMS is fully integrated into the SAP environment. Business processes, which you trigger in other application components, lead to physical goods movements in your warehouse. You organize, control, and monitor these goods movements with the WMS.

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Tecsys

Built on our industry-first, patented supply chain technology platform, TECSYS' WMS has been designed to future-proof your business with several major performance advantages already built-in: Patented visual cues, visual-on-voice technology, collaboration with enterprise apps such as ERP and CRM, scalability to any business size and need, intuitiveness and ease-of-use, ability to modify workflows to fit the way users work, accessibility from anywhere at any time, expanded reach into DMS and TMS functionality, and supply chain visibility beyond the warehouse.

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Without Wire Warehouse

WithoutWire™ Warehouse is a full-featured WMS solution that utilizes the latest technology from Microsoft to control the movement and storage of materials within a warehouse, process the associated transactions, and provide real-time and web-based visibility. Automation of warehouse processes via WithoutWire™ WMS delivers value and return on investment justification via efficiencies gained in both inventory and labor optimization.

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Astro WMS

With Astro WMS, all the pieces fall into place- today and tomorrow. One step ahead and regardless of what is in your warehouse, Astro WMS simplifies and streamlines the work process, reducing the administration and operational costs significantly.

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Enterprise WMS and Interchange EDI

Fully Integrated Warehouse Management designed specifically for 3PL, RAMP System Enterprise provides real- time Inventory Management with Standard reporting capabalities built in including; Standard BOL, Case Picking, Replenishment, Cycling Counting, Kitting, and many more

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Cristal WMS

Conceptualised and developed by a team of professional logisticians, Cristal Warehouse Management System is designed to manage the warehouse operation in accordance to the supporting requirement by the Supply Chain. Incorporated, as standard, with Product Ownership and Stock Ownership, the system is designed to meet both 3PL and private warehouse operational requirement.

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Latitude Warehouse Management System

PathGuide's enterprise-grade Latitude WMS offers advanced features and customization that will provide your business with the tools necessary to expand sales, improve customer service, and out perform the competition. Latitude integrates seamlessly with all major ERP business systems including Epicor: Prophet 21, Eclipse, Eagle and Acclaim, as well as Infor, Microsoft Dynamics, J.D. Edwards, Oracle, SAP, and more.

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CDC Software

CDC Supply Chain’s Warehouse Management solution enables companies to implement supply chain best practices for the physical handling of goods in supply chain nodes, such as finished goods warehouses, central warehouses, distribution centers, cross-dock and flow-through centers, return centers, and local outlets.

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3PL Warehouse Manager

The 3PL Warehouse Manager was specifically created to enable 3PL providers to manage the unique challenges that face them every day. 3PL Warehouse Manager’s flexibility, scalability and remarkable ease of use helps warehouses run more efficiently, grow their business and satisfy customers ? all for less than $500 per month per warehouse. Not an off-the-shelf warehouse management solution, 3PL Warehouse Manager was built specifically for the way 3PLs’ work.

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Last updated on October 6th, 2017

How to Compare Warehouse Management Software

  • The Global Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) market was valued at $1.37B in 2016 and is predicted to reach $3.04B in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 14% between 2017 and 2022.

  • Cloud-based Warehouse Management Systems are growing faster than the global market due to the increasingly complexity of supply chain operations and the rapid pace of mergers and acquisitions across a broad spectrum of industries.

Why do organizations need and use Warehouse Management software?

  • Reduce the costs associated with carrying too much inventory and optimize inventory turns to minimize financial risks.
  • Balance and optimize inventory levels by product and across all warehouses, and have a strategic view of all warehouse locations and their relative status.
  • Improved logistics and supply chain process efficiency are resulting in lower inventory and warehouse management costs.
  • Provide greater supply chain visibility to partners and can quote delivery times for accurately to customers.
  • Integrate demand planning into WMS workflows and minimize out-of-stock and allocation conditions for parts, assemblies and products in high demand
  • Enable trace and traceability across an entire supply chain to ensure legal and regulatory compliance.
  • More effective labor allocation across warehouses and better optimization of skill sets to specific tasks.
  • Increase warehouse security levels by automating each aspect and phase of warehouse management, tracking inventory movement.
  • Improve transportation and logistics performance by having visibility into inventory levels and the status of inbound shipments into warehouse locations.
  • Define a plan for continuous process improvement at the warehouse level that scales across all locations.

Advantages of Warehouse Management Systems
Requirements Checklist
Questions To Ask
Warehouse Management Systems Vendors

Warehouse Management Software (WMS) performs several vital functions within a supply chain. Designed to provide visibility, event management and performance management-based metrics and key performance indicators (K{PIs) of overall warehouse performance, a well-organized and performing WMS can reduce inventory turns while increasing replenishment, pick, pack and ship efficiency and improving inspect and quality assurance. A WMS acts as the catalyst that transforms inbound shipments and the data they provide a framework for organizing warehouses to ensure optimal efficiency and speed of response. In industries where this is a heavy requirement for legal in regulatory compliance. High performing WMS suites and platforms can drastically reduce the costs of compliance and regulatory reporting.

Bottom line: Supply chains are the fuel that drives the growth of many companies today, and a scale, secure and fast WMS can assist in transforming supply chain efficiency into internal process performance gains while ensuring accuracy, compliance and cost control.


Key Features Consider When Evaluating Warehouse Management Systems Options

Inventory Management 

All WMS software and platforms share this common feature, with the high-end suites capable of synchronizing warehouse locations across a diverse, geographically distributed network. Look for support of cost and accrual-based accounting methods and the flexibility of defining which is the best for your given business model or workflow. There is also variation in support of product tracking technologies, with high-end WMS supporting Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and the long-standing bar code standards that continue to be instrumental in managing warehouses.

Order Management and Replenishment

The essence of any supply chain management (SCM) is the ability to orchestrate the many inbound shipments from suppliers and then align with them with production schedules to fulfill customer demand. Distributed Order Management (DOM) systems are the catalyst that is enabling SCM systems to branch out and become multilocational while streamlining warehouse, pick, pack & ship, and advanced supply chain functions. All WMS need to have the ability to integrate and receive real-time data from an OMS. Best-in-class WMS suites have distributed order management systems that provide a solid platform for order fulfillment.

Labor Management

Best-in-class WMS suites and platforms have the ability to define the optimal working schedule for a specific team of warehouse workers, while also scheduling workloads to minimize overtime. Labor Management modules were designed to streamline staffing levels in a diverse series of warehouses and have evolved into training and development platforms to teach new skills to warehouse employees. There are also options in the higher-end systems to support Virtual Managed Inventory (VMI) advanced supply chain strategy that often involves subcontractors in warehouse locations. Cloud-based warehouse management systems are also providing the option of doing surveys of warehouse workers regarding their perceptions of what’s best and worst about working in a given warehouse or distribution center. The evolving state of analytics in this area can predict turnover rates by employee base with increasing accuracy, which is essential for managers to know in devising strategies for retaining workers.

Pick-And-Pack

The WMS software category began in response to the challenges of managing a fast-moving pick, pack and ship distribution environment. As the distribution networks grew and included diverse locations, it became apparent that pick-and-pack needed to be standardized to ensure the highest level of performance. In evaluating WMS solutions, it’s important to see how deep the pick-and-pack logic and workflows go into their applications. Ask to see how pick-and-pack can be used to manage a diverse network of warehouses and how inventory balancing would be used to minimize inventory costs.


The four key advantages of implementing a Warehouse Management System in your company are listed below.

Advantages of Warehouse Management Systems

Improving Inventory Control Accuracy and Visibility

Inventory management accuracy and visibility is the most valuable advantage of any WMS as it translates directly into cost and time savings. Improving inventory management accuracy and visibility requires a focused approach to capturing the most valuable metrics of performance and then tracking their performance over time. When evaluating the Inventory Management features of a WMS make sure the following metrics are available ideally on a dashboard to help gain greater insights into daily warehouse operations: Inventory Accuracy; Damaged Inventory; Storage Utilization, Dock to Stock Time; and Inventory Visibility.

Accelerating and Fine-Tuning Order Fulfillment

Distributed Order Management (DOM) systems are the foundation of any successful SCM and are essential for the successful performance of a WMS. The best WMS suites are integrated into OMS systems. The advantage of having a tightly integrated DOM with a WMS is that orders can be quickly processed, fulfilled and often shipped with the entire process handled electronically within the warehouse. Cloud-based WMS systems are capable of further accelerating and fine-tuning order fulfillment by scaling WMS suites across multiple locations. The WMS systems delivering the most value in this aspect of performance also have real-time availability of inventory management metrics. The best WMS systems are capable of providing On-Time Delivery, Order Fill Rate; order Accuracy, Line Accuracy, Order Cycle Time and Perfect Order Completion. Of these metrics, Perfect Order performance is one of the most indicative of overall SCM accuracy and efficiency.

Increasing Warehouse Productivity

Getting more done in less time is a challenge every business faces. Increasing the productivity within a warehouse starts with a streamlined approach to pick-and-pack, and then progresses to fine-tuning order fulfillment. At the center of warehouse productivity is the need to ensure pick-and-pack performance is keeping up with every other work cycle in a company. One of the most effective approaches to continually increasing warehouse productivity is to gain insights from a series of key metrics. These include: orders per hour picked; lines per hour picked and fulfilled; items per hour; cost per hour; and cost as a % of sales.

Streamlining Automated Data Collection Accuracy and Reporting

Bar coding is the long-proven standard for automating data collection and can help to increase order accuracy and warehouse management. All WMS suites and platforms support some form of automated data collection. The leading WMS suites support Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and also have database structures in place to manage the capturing data. All WMS providers are supporting bar coding today.

How to Evaluate Warehouse Management Systems

The following series of questions are provided to help evaluate warehouse management systems and determine which will be the best for your company’s specific needs.

What’s wrong with how you are managing warehouses today?

  • How many sales are you losing because your warehouse failed to ship an order on time?
  • What percentage of your customer complaints regarding shipments are closed the first time and the customer received exactly what they asked for?
  • What manual workarounds are you relying on today to get work done that your warehouse management system needs to automate?
  • Is your existingwarehouse management system integrated with your SCM system?
  • Can your accounting and operations teams track overall warehouse management costs and see how they are trending over time?
  • Who uses the current warehouse management system?
  • Which departments are everyday users, and which are only using your warehouse management occasionally?
  • What are warehouse management users trying to achieve by using the solution, and how well can they carry out their goals?
  • Is the system not cost-effective for your current users? Are you paying too much in monthly or annual fees for unused features?
  • Is your approach to using warehouse management too difficult to use today? Is it challenging to learn?
  • Was your warehouse management designed when your company had a different business model than it does today?
  • What’s the information and insight you need to manage warehouse better that your existing warehouse management approach or system doesn’t provide today?

What kind of Warehouse Management System will you need?

  • How can your existing warehouse management be modified or improved to increase on-time shipments?
  • How much time does your company spend on generating warehouse management reports?
  • Define the five warehouse management processes that most need improvement in your business today
  • Are warehouse management and control automated or manually-based right now?
  • Which metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) do you use today for defining success in warehouse management?

How will the Warehouse Management System perform once deployed?

  • Is your company considering an on premise or cloud-based warehouse management system?
  • Who will be responsible for keeping the warehouse management system up-to-date and be its administrator?
  • Are you considering having the warehouse management system accessible from the technician’s tablets or laptops so they can optimize the time spent on every sales call?
  • How customizable do you need the individual screens, applications, and platforms to be to support your business?
  • Will the warehouse management be able to manage the wide variety of data reports needed to run your business today? How about in a year from now?
  • Can the warehouse management generate reports that are easily comprehensible for executives of your organization so they can make an impact on customer satisfaction?
  • How will the warehouse management integrate with your current technology? This specifically relates to the case, contact, distributed order management, SCM and ERP systems.
  • What support or training will the vendor provide during and after installation?


Warehouse Management Systems Provider Needs Assessment / Requirements Gathering

Every business has a unique set of needs, so the first step in a software selection project is to create a checklist of what your company needs most from a Warehouse Management Systems application. There are hundreds of criteria to choose from, but the framework can be broken up into four main categories:

Location Management

Managing bins, slotting and in advanced WMS suites, inventory location optimization algorithms, Location Management serves to unify the logical functionality of a WMS with a physical location. The best in class Location Management systems have the ability to create a framework for optimizing a broad network of warehouse, distribution centers and fulfillment locations globally.

Inventory Management

The highest performing WMS suites have the ability to scale and support a broad base of accounting methods to track and report the financial performance of Inventory Management. In assessing a given WMS vendor’s ability to excel on this dimension, the suite needs to support the following at a minimum: distributed order management; asset tracking; service management; product identification; and inventory optimization.

Pick, Pack and Ship

Integral to Inventory Management and Fulfillment workflows, Pick, Pack and Ship originated in SCM systems decades ago. Evaluate vendors on their support for piece, case and pallet picking including their ability to provide mixed pallet workloads for delivery to multiple locations. Pick, Pack and Ship also have its series of metrics that need to tie back to inventory efficiency, order accuracy including the perfect order and financial performance of warehouse locations.

Replenishment

How quickly a given warehouse can obtain additional inventory and still fulfill existing demand on time is a measure of inventory replenishment. The foundational elements of replenishment are based on the economic order models, predictive algorithms and in lower-end systems, rules-based represent models. Replenishment models are often able to define by the warehouse location, product, and stocking location. Look for WMS vendors to provide real-time insights into how replenishment can be used to support large-scale new product introductions and the sale of new add-on products.


Questions to Ask During Warehouse Management Systems Demos

Please provide an overview of how I can better manage my warehouse locations to financial measures of performance?

The best WMS suites and platforms are tightly integrated with financial reporting systems to provide insights into how warehouse locations are performing from a financial standpoint. Ask to see real-time financials of existing customers that are representative of their warehouse performance. The important aspect of this question is to see how well the WMS provider can link warehouse location performance to financial metrics and reporting.

Can you provide an example of how inventory management has alleviated out-of-stock condition from occurring in the field?

WMS suites that are integrated with SCM and ERP systems are capable of completing this transaction in real-time and with complete transparency. Anticipating when an out-of-stock condition is going to occur is invaluable in WMS workflows as it can save millions of dollars in lost sales and expediting fees. Out-of-stock conditions can also impact customer satisfaction quickly, reducing the potential for upselling and cross-sell. Having a WMS provider show this in real-time is preferable as out-of-stocks and allocations will occur over the life of any distribution center or warehouse.

Can our company define our framework for Warehouse Management or do I have to follow your predefined framework?

High-end, state-of-the-art Warehouse Management suites have frameworks included within them that make enterprise-wide deployments more efficient and quick. The mid-tier and lower-end suites don’t and often lack the core set of analytics to make the most use of ongoing activity. Look to see if the vendors of interest are selling add-on analytics modules, which is a common practice to boost the deal and maintenance size. The main aspect of the framework for Warehouse management is that it scales to the specific growth areas of your business.

How can customer service, support, sales and senior management gain greater insights into customer satisfaction using the Warehouse Management System?

One of the most challenging aspects of Warehouse management is enabling real-time collaboration across all relevant functional areas of a company. It’s important to ask about role-based access and how each decision maker will be able to get the Warehouse data they need to do their jobs. The data model for Warehouse management suites needs to be designed to flex with the unique requirements of your business model, scaling as your business does. With no common data model, there’s going to be limited scale and scope to support entirely new business models your company may be considered. Warehouses have the potential to be the most significant source of revenue for many companies, and having a solid collaborative framework for sharing reporting and data including metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) is essential to get the most value from an investment in a Warehouse management suite.

How will your Warehouse Management System improve my business?

A scalable, responsive WMS has the potential to accelerate fulfillment, attain higher perfect order rates, and earn customer trust over time. The fulfillment cycle of any business is how accurately it makes and keeps commitments to its customers. Ask to see how the WMS solution you are considering integrates many different inbound data sources while providing clear insights into how WMS performance drives more profitable financial growth.


Leading Warehouse Management Systems Vendors

There are many warehouse management systems providers serving a broad spectrum of manufacturing and services industries. Leading vendors include the following:

Manhattan Associates – One of the most established WMS providers in the market with over 25 years of experience, Manhattan Associates offers a broad suite of SCM and WMS solutions. Currently the company has three different WMS suites, all designed to share the same data model, tools and unified user interface that include configurable screens. The company is a well-known and respected global provider of WMS solutions with the majority of revenue being generated in North America. The introduction of its Supply Chain Architected for Logistics Execution (SCALE) suite has accelerated sales globally with over 50% of customers for this suite outside North America. SCALE is based on a Microsoft platform and is designed to scale and sell to small and medium businesses (SMBs) and third-party logistics (3PL) providers.

JDA Software – A recognized leader in the areas of enterprise-level SCM and WMS suites and solutions delivered both on-premise and via the cloud, JDA Software is a global market leader in this area. The company’s WMS< transportation management, supply chain planning, workforce management, retailing planning and entire warehouse management systems are known for their platform scalability. JDA Software also has a long-standing partnership with IBM, reselling the company’s distributed order management (DOM) suite of allocations. JDA Software and Red Prairie merged and continued to develop core WMS applications. Today the convergence strategy has resulted in the JDA Warehouse Management technical platform gaining approximately 800 customers globally with many relying on the suite to operate large-scale warehouse networks.

Oracle – Oracle relies on acquisitions to continually grow the breadth of their product strategies in key markets. Their acquisitions of LogFire and NetSuite in 2016 are examples of how quickly Oracle is moving to establish a broad product strategy in the WMS and SCM markets. LogFire was acquired for its cloud WMS. Combined with EBS WMS, Oracle can scale across cloud and on-premise configurations of WMS suites in multi-location based enterprises globally. Of the leading vendors in the market, Oracle has the most advanced WMS Cloud strategy and product portfolio. The Oracle Inventory Management Cloud suite includes support for materials management, Cloud-based distributed order management and cloud product line extensions for transportation, manufacturing and services. Oracle is also the first WMS provider to offer a true multi-tenant cloud configuration that can be integrated into a hybrid cloud environment using Web Services as the integration point. Of the leading vendors in the market, Oracle is the leader from a cloud platform perspective today.

High Jump – High Jump is a global leader in the WMS market, with an estimated 15,000 global customers and approximately 800 employees. The company’s commerce network, TrueCommerce, continues to attract companies that require a WMS. As of earlier this year the company has more than 1,100 WMS customers across their entire suite of products. High Jump currently sells three different WMS solutions. They include HighJump WMS, High Jump Enterprise 3PL, and HighJump Warehouse Advantage. One of the core strengths of High Jump is the ability to make application and workflow changes at the business logic level, without impacting the main code line of the application suite.


Choosing a warehouse management systems provider is a task that should be given serious consideration. This warehouse management systems comparison is meant to be used as a starting point to guide IT professionals who are tasked with making this decision


Source of Market stat in intro:

Global Warehouse Management Systems Market will reach USD 3.04 Billion by 2022