Executive Briefings

Big Changes Within the Four Walls

The new breed of warehouse-management system (WMS) software applications offers a wealth of opportunities for companies looking to boost efficiency and perform additional tasks. Brad Wyland, senior research analyst of supply chain management with Aberdeen Group, talks about how companies can take maximum advantage of the latest WMS technology. He offers a number of tips on successful implementation, including the need for training and communication among all employees. Engineered labor standards are growing in popularity, but companies must know how to approach this sensitive issue. Wyland also discusses the need for companies to match new systems with their unique needs, and avoid buying technology that's overqualified for the task at hand. [Run Time (Min): 12:40]


The new breed of warehouse-management system (WMS) software applications offers a wealth of opportunities for companies looking to boost efficiency and perform additional tasks. Brad Wyland, senior research analyst of supply chain management with Aberdeen Group, talks about how companies can take maximum advantage of the latest WMS technology. He offers a number of tips on successful implementation, including the need for training and communication among all employees. Engineered labor standards are growing in popularity, but companies must know how to approach this sensitive issue. Wyland also discusses the need for companies to match new systems with their unique needs, and avoid buying technology that's overqualified for the task at hand. [Run Time (Min): 12:40]