Warehousing and Fulfillment Vendor Guide


Published: 24 May 2018 ID: G00353934

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Summary

This research provides a compendium of the warehousing and fulfillment solutions categories and providers that Gartner covers. Supply chain and IT leaders can use this research to help develop a comprehensive logistics technology portfolio strategy.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Market Definition
    • Market Direction
      • Replacement of Aging and Technologically Obsolete Applications
      • Cloud — SCE Applications
      • Digital Business — The Convergence of Digital and Physical Supply Chains
      • Growing Interest in Automation
      • The Evolving WMS Functional Framework
  • Market Segments and Representative Vendors
    • Supply Chain Execution Applications
      • Warehouse Management System (WMS) Suites
      • Supply Chain Management Suite Providers
      • Multichannel Fulfillment Suites (DOM Plus WMS)
      • Midsize Enterprise WMS
      • Cloud/SaaS WMS
      • European WMS Providers
      • Multicarrier Parcel Management
      • Slotting (Inventory Slotting)
      • 3D Load Design
      • Yard Management
      • Workforce Management (WFM) Systems for Warehousing
      • Dock/Appointment Scheduling
    • Material Handling Automation
      • Warehouse Control Systems (WCSs)
      • Warehouse Execution Systems (WES)
      • Smart Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs)
    • Supply Chain Execution Supporting Technologies
      • Data Collection and Mobile Application Development Platforms for Supply Chain Management
      • Voice-Directed WMS
      • Ruggedized Mobile Computers
    • Consulting and System Integration Firms
      • Warehouse and Fulfillment — Specialty Consulting Firms
      • Material Handling Equipment (MHE) System Integrators with WMS
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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