Gartner Research

Warehousing and Fulfillment Application Vendor Guide

Published: 23 November 2015

ID: G00293505

Analyst(s): Chad Eschinger , Greg Aimi , C. Klappich , Tim Zimmerman


This research provides a concise list of the warehousing and fulfillment application and technology categories and vendors that Gartner covers.

Table Of Contents


  • Market Definition
  • Market Direction
  • Market Analysis
  • Market Recommendations
  • Market Segments and Lists of Representative Vendors
    • Distributed Order Management
    • Warehouse Management
  • Not All Warehouses or WMSs Are Alike
    • Sample List of WMS Suite Vendors:
    • SMB WMS
    • Cloud/SaaS WMS
    • European WMS Providers
    • Slotting (Inventory)
    • Yard Management
    • Voice-Directed WMS
    • Parcel Management
    • Workforce Management (WFM) Systems for Warehousing
    • Dock/Appointment Scheduling
    • Warehouse Control Systems (WCS)
    • Warehouse Execution Systems (WES)
    • Multicarrier Parcel Management
    • SCE — Specialty Consulting Firms
    • SCE — Logistics-Specific Benchmarking Firms
  • Supply-Chain-Supporting Technologies
    • RFID
    • Voice
    • Ruggedized Mobile Computers

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