Warehouse Management Systems, or WMS, is a very mature well-known category of supply chain software. The first WMS - defined as inventory management using real-time mobile data collection terminals (i.e, RF) was first adopted in 1975., and now manages operations in thousands if not tens of thousands of distribution center worldwide.
Adapting to Fulfillment Pressures: The Rise of Put Wall Systems
Role of the Task Management Engine in a Distribution Center
Simply put, this engine makes decisions on what work, of multiple types, is assigned to what associates in the DC at a given time.
Warehouse Management Systems, or WMS, is a very well-known category of supply chain software, first adopted more than 45 years ago, and now managing operations in thousands if not tens of thousands of distribution center worldwide.
The interest in software to manage warehouses and distribution centers remains strong, fueled by omnichannel fulfillment requirements, growing adoption of automation in the DC and other trends.