WMS on the Cloud: Could It Really Work for Your Company?

Warehouse management technology is now available in an on-demand delivery model, offering a lower cost, reduced risk option. Here are four reasons your management team needs to consider putting your WMS on the cloud.

<p>Warehouse management technology is now available in an on-demand delivery model, offering a lower cost, reduced risk option. Here are four reasons your management team needs to consider putting your WMS on the cloud.</p>

Warehouse management technology is now available in an on-demand delivery model, offering a lower cost, reduced risk option. Here are four reasons your management team needs to consider putting your WMS on the cloud.

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By · January 4, 2011

So the world probably doesn’t need another whitepaper detailing the benefits of a warehouse management system (which, by the way, are increased productivity, real-time access to information, up to 99+ percent inventory accuracy, faster shipping, better collaboration with partners
and improved customer service, to name a few).

But perhaps your business has been putting off installing a new WMS because no one is entirely sure the benefits outweigh the potential risks to your business.

You’re not convinced either. “Do I have enough staff to install and support such a sophisticated system? Our IT department is pretty overwhelmed already. And all the infrastructure costs…” You wonder if a WMS will deliver a return that makes the time and financial investment worthwhile. Are we getting warm?

WMS in the cloud – Can it really work for you, or is it just fluff?


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