Challenge: A high-profile customer needed fulfillment for over-the-counter pharmaceutical goods at a new e-commerce store on short notice. Requirements included robust inventory controls, multi-site scalability and fast WMS set up — with a hard "go live" of just 29 days.
Over the last decade, a marked trend toward centralized hosting of WMS in the cloud has gained footing in the market. Today, WMS subscription-based pricing is rapidly evolving and changing the customer-vendor dynamic.
Chad Kramlich, chief revenue officer of Open Sky Group, explains the difference between applications delivered in the cloud and those via software as a service (SaaS), and how the latter model applies to modern-day warehouse-management systems (WMS).
In the fast-moving sportswear market, one must be nimble to stay ahead of the competition. The increasing popularity of online shopping, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has brought entirely new challenges to retailers such as athletic and casual wear seller Puma. And the company has recently done some fancy footwork to make sure it stays in an omnichannel marketplace, now and far into the future.
The latest news, analysis, services and solutions regarding warehouse management systems (WMS) and their impact on warehousing and distribution centers. Today’s companies are moving goods across more suppliers, vendors and customers than ever before, and warehouses are critical points in the overall supply chain. New technologies are optimizing productivity, increasing efficiency and cutting costs. Learn how companies around the world are improving supply-chain operations through their strategic use of warehouse management systems and softwares.
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