Warehouse Management SystemsBoot Camp 2022

Boot Camp 2022

Six-Part Educational Series Provides Learning and Insight Needed to Achieve Project Success - Now Available On-Demand

Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) have been around for more than 40 years, yet the WMS market remains hot, driven by ecommerce fulfillment, more complex operations, interest in the Cloud and greatly increasingly levels of automation.

To receive the results and success you expect requires end-to-end excellence, from business case development through go-live and time-to-value.

To receive the results and success you expect requires end-to-end excellence, from business case development through go-live and time-to-value.

But WMS projects can be challenging – especially for those new to the process. WMS provides unique challenges due to the need to sync the physical movement of goods with real-time flow of information, under increasing complex processes.

We can help.

This exclusive six-part, non-commercial Warehouse Management Boot Camp 2022 will help you and your team achieve WMS success.

Broadcast live in Q1 2022, the full series is now available on-demand.

Each session, delivered in a classroom style, will be led by some of the most knowledgeable experts in the WMS sector (see faculty below).

You can view individual sessions or all six in the Boot Camp series with just a few clicks
See descriptions for each session in the series below.



Session 1: Introduction to WMS

What is a WMS? How Does It Provide Value? Key WMS Trends; WMS and Automation; WMS Costs

Led by Gilmore/Hume

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Session 2: Building the WMS Business Case

Common Areas and Ranges of Cost Savings; How to Present ROI to Senior Management; The Key Role of Change Management

Led by Kirpalani/McDole/Gilmore

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Session 3: WMS Vendor Selection

The Vendor Selection Process; Creating RFI/RFPs; Getting Demos and Scoring Right, Site Visits

Led by Davies/Gilmore

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Session 4: Tips for Successful As-Is/To Be Process Development

As Is/to Be Process Mapping and Development is Essential to WMS Project Success - Learn How to Do It Well

Led by Gilmore/Hume

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Session 5: Keys to WMS Implementation Success

Common and Uncommon Tips; What the Team Should Look Like; Thoughts on System Integration

Led by Hume/Dongre/Gilmore

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Session 6: Common and Live Audience Questions About WMS

We’ll address frequently asked questions on WMS and the process, as well as take live questions from the audience.

Led by Dongre/Gilmore

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Take advantage of this one of a kind program to prepare your company for WMS success!

Your WMS Boot Camp Faculty

Kevin Hume Project ExecutiveThruput Partners
Kevin has seen his share of WMS deployments - from multiple perspectives - as a selection - deployment consultant, as WMS software provider and as an end-user executive responsible for multiple WMS applications. Most recently, Kevin was responsible for Supply Chain Technology Consulting Services at Tompkins International. Today, Kevin is leading ThruPut customers focused on WMS and other strategic supply chain technology initiatives.
Rick McDole  Project ManagerenVista
McDole is a highly experienced supply chain professional with a background in warehousing, sourcing and procurement, distribution, shipping and receiving. Prior to enVista, Rick managed merchandise and MRO inventory distribution for the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. He recently designed and successfully rolled-out a Change Management program for a 40+ site WMS implementation.
Amit Kirpalani  Sr. DirectorenVista
Kirpalani is a Sr. Director in enVista’s Technology Group. He has over 22 years of experience in supply chain technology systems implementation and program/project management. Prior to joining enVista, Amit worked at Sears Holdings as Program Director, Supply Chain Transformation.
Dan Gilmore CMOSofteon
Dan is a recognized thought leader in WMS, with experience prior to his role at Softeon as the founder of Supply Chain Digest, CMO at RedPrairie (now BlueYonder) and as lead WMS analyst at META Group (later acquired by Gartner). Earlier in his career, he led the implementation of two major WMS projects for Forte Industries.
Dinesh Dongre VP of StrategySofteon
Dinesh has significant experience in both WMS product development and implementations. He has led WMS deployments for many of Softeon’s most sophisticated customers, and is an expert in systems integration.
Tim Davies Founder/PresidentJHD Solutions
Tim has led and played a significant role in multiple WMS selection projects covering a wide range of providers and has participated in 50+ implementation projects during his career. He has deep knowledge of the process of WMS selection and thorough understanding of all the pitfalls organizations may face.

Questions? Email us at contact@softeon.com