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Nine Telltale Signs You Should Replace Your Current WMS

Is an inflexible or legacy warehouse management system putting your business at risk? Learn how to tell if your system strengthens or hinders your ability to build competitive advantage and grow your business.

June 14, 2011

An ever-increasing number of manufacturers, distributors, retailers and others have implemented warehouse management systems (WMS) to drive fast, measurable cost reduction and improve operational efficiency. The benefits of a WMS are numerous, including up to 99.9% inventory accuracy, reduced inventory levels, maximized use of your warehouse space, optimized picking efficiency and accuracy, improved customer order fulfillment rates and increased labor productivity.

While definitions of a WMS run the gamut from Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheets to well-known best-of-breed applications, an inflexible or legacy WMS may be dragging down your productivity and putting your business at risk.



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