Ten Questions to Ask a Warehouse Management System (WMS) Vendor Before You Buy

These ten simple questions based on the latest WMS industry themes can help you view each vendor and their products through the same lens—ultimately helping you determine which is the best fit for your requirements.

By · March 4, 2011

Select a WMS provider with the attributes you need…now and for the future In order to protect and grow your business and reduce risk, you need to select a supply chain management software (SCM) vendor with all the key functionality your industry requires—as well as room for growth and evolution of your individual business. But how do you cut through all the typical software marketing-eze and endless feature/function lists to make sure you choose the right one? Is this the proverbial mission impossible?

Never fear. Some WMS software vendors may look similar on the surface, but this set of ten questions based on the latest WMS industry themes can help you view each vendor and their products through the same lens—ultimately helping you determine which is the best fit for your requirements.


Subscribe to Logistics Management Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Article Topics

Highjump Software · WMS · All Topics
Latest Whitepaper
Download the Full 2017 Logistics Management Salary Survey
How does your earning power match up with your logistics and supply chain peers? Find out by downloading the full 2017 Salary Survey from Logistics Management
Download Today!
From the April 2017 Issue
Our “33rd Annual Salary Survey” reflects more diversity entering the logistics management market, and in marked contrast to 2016, paints a rosier outlook for career placement and advancement.
Is Your Tractor Trailer Yard a Black Hole?
Information Management: Wearables come in for a refit
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
Maximize Your LTL Driver Adherence with Real-time Feedback
This webinar shows how companies are using real-time performance data to optimize the scheduling of their city fleets, as well as the routing of their standard, accelerated and time-critical shipments.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
2017 Salary Survey: Fresh Voices Express Optimism
Our “33rd Annual Salary Survey” reflects more diversity entering the logistics management...
LM Exclusive: Major Modes Join E-commerce Mix
While last mile carriers receive much of the attention, the traditional modal heavyweights are in...

ASEAN Logistics: Building Collectively
While most of the world withdraws inward, Southeast Asia is practicing effective cooperation between...
2017 Rate Outlook: Will the pieces fall into place?
Trade and transport analysts see a turnaround in last year’s negative market outlook, but as...