Published: 27 July 2023
Choose the right WMS for your operations by using the nine highlighted 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.
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WMS support for the opposite extremes of the simplest Level 1 and the most complex and automated Level 5 use cases contrasts vendors and solutions dramatically.
Innovation continues to distinguish warehouse management system (WMS) offerings. Newer capabilities are gaining importance, such as robotics integration, advanced analytics and machine learning (ML), and employee engagement. Other capabilities are maturing, such as usability, adaptability, composability, implementation and integration tools, and material handling automation support.
WMS technical architecture has become a more important consideration for new buyers who seek flexibility, adaptability, composability, usability, ease of upgrades and affordability.
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Strategic Planning Assumptions
- Blue Yonder
- Ehrhardt Partner Group (EPG)
- Generix Group (Generix WMS)
- Generix Group (SOLOCHAIN)
- Körber (K.Motion Warehouse Advantage)
- Körber (K.Motion Warehouse Edge)
- Manhattan Associates (Manhattan Active WM)
- Manhattan Associates (Manhattan SCALE)
- SSI SCHAEFER
- Synergy Logistics
- Core WMS
- Extended WMS
- Analytics/Performance Mgmt.
- Implementation/Integration Tools
- Architecture/Supporting Tech
- Material Handling Integration
- Level 1 Warehouse Operation
- Level 2 Warehouse Operation
- Level 3 Warehouse Operation
- Level 4 Warehouse Operation
- Level 5 Warehouse Operation
Gartner Recommended Reading
Critical Capabilities Methodology