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Consider 10 Criteria When Evaluating WMSs

Published: 18 March 2013

ID: G00248022

Analyst(s): C. Klappich


Despite its maturity, the warehouse management systems market is continuously evolving, with several dynamics driving this progression. Logistics and IT leaders should evaluate 10 key factors when replacing a legacy WMS or buying a new one.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Modernization
  • WMS Extended Scope
  • Process Optimization (Not Just Application Configuration)
  • Logistics as a Platform
  • Usability and Person-Centric Warehouse Processing
  • Warehouse Automation
  • Low-End WMS
  • Extreme Verticalization
  • Warehouse Intelligence
  • Global Service Partner Ecosystem

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