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Critical Capabilities for Warehouse Management Systems


Choose the right WMS by using the highlighted nine critical capabilities across five different use cases to appropriately align with your levels of operational complexity and sophistication. Supply chain technology leaders can use this research to compare specific WMS products.

Published: 28 July 2021

ID: G00734671

Analyst(s): Simon Tunstall Dwight Klappich

Table Of Contents


Strategic Planning Assumptions

What You Need to Know


  • Blue Yonder
  • Ehrhardt Partner Group (EPG)
  • Generix Group (Generix WMS)
  • Generix Group (SOLOCHAIN)
  • Infor
  • Körber (K.Motion Warehouse Advantage)
  • Körber (K.Motion Warehouse Edge)
  • Made4Net
  • Manhattan Associates (Active WM)
  • Manhattan Associates (SCALE)
  • Mantis
  • Mecalux
  • Microlistics
  • Oracle
  • Reply
  • SAP
  • Softeon
  • Synergy Logistics
  • Tecsys
  • Vinculum
  • Core WMS
  • Extended WMS
  • Usability
  • Analytics/BI
  • Implementation Tools
  • Adaptability
  • Supporting Technologies
  • Material Handling Integration
  • Simplicity
  • Level 1 Warehouse Operation
  • Level 2 Warehouse Operation
  • Level 3 Warehouse Operation
  • Level 4 Warehouse Operation
  • Level 5 Warehouse Operation

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