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Five Dirty Secrets of the WMS Industry


June 19, 2012

Sure, there are secrets in the tabloids, but in the WMS (warehouse management system) industry too? Uncover five of the biggest secrets of many warehouse management systems—information you should know before you make a purchasing decision. Uncovering these hidden truths will equip you with crucial considerations for your evaluation, such as:

  • Cost and effort required to personalize the WMS

  • Ease and cost of WMS upgrades

  • Total cost of system ownership (TCO)

  • Cloud WMS deployment options

Includes sample vendor questions to arm yourself with in order to make a confident buying decision—enabling you to select a system that will fulfill your requirements today and for years to come…at a low total cost of ownership.

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