Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) are designed to make the flow of inventory in a warehouse as efficient as possible. This is accomplished through advanced technology in the areas of warehouse operations from picking, packing to shipping. The below Key Benefit of WMS for Small to Medium business can help streamline your supply chain, and dramatically improve the proper flow of inventory in your warehouse while meeting the needs of your customers.
Increased Accuracy: Improving accuracy, efficiency, and compliance by just 2-5% can result in increased capacity and hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual savings. This can have a dramatic impact on profitability.
Advanced Technology: Modular design with integration-friendly architecture makes it simple to upgrade or add new modules, meaning you only pay for what you need.
Improved Stock Management Capabilities: Most functionality is provided out-of-box, resulting in minimal customization will in turn will help reduce implementation costs. Stock Management Functionality includes:
- Rule-based Picking
- Rule-based Receiving
- ASN Receiving
- Inbound Container Building
- Cycle Counting
- Stock Locator
- Directed Putaway
Robust Inventory Management Capabilities: Additional Warehouse functionality revolves around advanced inventory management such as:
- Lots/Serial Tracking
- Expiry Management
- Order Allocation
- Wave Planning
- Order Management
- License Plates
- Returns Management
- Order Consolidation
- Order Entry (Sales and Receipts)
- Dashboard Analytics and Pivot Tables
Complete Operations Visibility: Complete warehouse inventory visibility with dashboard analytics, pivot tables, and 75 pre-built warehouse KPIs (e.g. monitor workforce productivity and order cycle time). In addition, a “Web-Centric” design gives you the ability to allow internal and external users visibility into the status of warehouse operations and a “role-based” user-friendly interface that can be customized by the user for specific needs.
Fast ROI: Warehouse Management Systems users can recognize a cost-savings quickly depending upon the warehouse and scope of operations. However, a short implementation, in as little as 90 days, means a much faster return on investment with higher profits.
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