Warehouse Management System Glossary of Terms

As with most areas of special knowledge, Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) are associated with many terms and acronyms.

Even experienced practitioners may not be conversant with all the terms, and less experienced managers or stakeholders outside of distribution may need a guide to navigate the WMS lexicon.

Warehouse Management System Glossary of Terms

The ABC’s of WMS

This online glossary provides an explanation for almost 90 WMS terms, from ABC Classification to Zone Management.

A downloadable version of the entire glossary is also available below - a great resource for your WMS project.


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