Four Ways a Warehouse Management System Delivers Greater ROI than an ERP AloneHow does a WMS enable greater order accuracy, productivity, and ROI in ways that a typical ERP warehouse module does not support?
The goal of warehouse operations is perfect order fulfillment: to deliver exactly the items a customer ordered, on time and with optimal efficiency. The warehouse module of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help smaller warehouses achieve this goal. But ERP warehouse modules have limitations that can make it smarter for companies with more complex operations to turn to the added capabilities of an advanced warehouse management system (WMS).
Report Snap ShotIDC predicts that “the need for visibility, scalability, and flexibility across the value chain will drive 60% of manufacturers to invest in cloud-based WMS and transportation management system (TMS) solutions aligned to their trade partner networks.”
What’s behind this trend? Let's take a closer look...