Warehouse management systems can help the manufacturing end of the supply chain maintain more accurate inventory counts, boost facility throughput and increase productivity.
WMS technology has continued to evolve, and manufacturers have come to expect sophisticated labor management and yard management features, Tom Kozenski, vice president of production innovation for RedPraire, told IndustryWeek.
When deciding which WMS package is the right fit, it is important to evaluate the vendor's financial statements to make sure the company is viable will be around for the lifespan of the product.
According to an Aberdeen study, many manufacturers are facing pressure to invest in enhancements for their distribution operations in order to increase sales and have better forecasting tools. However, it is essential to balance immediate needs with long-term goals in order to maintain an efficient supply chain. Read More.
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