Organizations considering a new warehouse management system must understand their warehouse complexity before defining requirements and issuing RFPs. Warehouse leaders, IT leaders and WMS project teams should use this research to help quantify warehouse complexity.
- The 10 Dimensions That Define Warehouse Complexity
- No. 1 — Warehouse Size
- No. 2 — Warehouse Layout and Location Matrix
- No. 3 — Volume of Work
- No. 4 — Types of Work
- No. 5 — Product Characteristics
- No. 6 — Process Cycle Time and Throughput Requirements
- No. 7 — Warehouse Constraints
- No. 8 — Number and Variability of Process Stages
- No. 9 — Degree of Automation
- No. 10 — Process Variability and Adaptability
- Supply Chain Execution Convergence Increases Complexity
- Select the Appropriate WMS for Your Company
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