Gartner Research

Warehousing and Fulfillment Applications and Technologies Vendor Guide

Published: 02 December 2016

ID: G00317915

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman, C. Klappich

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
  • Market Segments and Representative Vendors
    • Distributed Order Management
    • Multichannel Fulfillment Platform (DOM Plus Warehouse Management Offerings)
    • Warehouse Management
    • SCM Suite Providers
    • SMB WMS
    • Cloud/SaaS WMS
    • European WMS Providers
    • Slotting (Inventory Slotting)
    • 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
  • Supply-Chain-Execution Supporting Technologies
    • RFID
    • Voice
    • Ruggedized Mobile Computers

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