Current news, information and trends on warehouse management systems including software, strategies, operations, best practices, and lean warehousing.
Posted 08/13 · 07:31 AM · LM Editorial
Today’s yard management systems offer improved synchronization of the first- and last-mile activities outside the four walls—and shippers are beginning to listen to the benefits.
Posted 07/31 · 03:48 PM · MMH Editorial
ARC's Steve Banker believes that on-demand WMS is poised for growth
Posted 07/21 · 09:50 AM · MMH Editorial
Modern’s 9th-annual survey of the leading SCM suppliers finds that the market for supply chain software took a hit last year, but things are beginning to look up.
Posted 07/21 · 08:34 AM · MMH Editorial
The mature technology has evolved with enhanced functionality, better integration and new methods of delivery and use. Here are the five trends driving the evolution of warehouse management systems.
Posted 07/06 · 10:21 AM · LM Editorial
The damage the global recession inflicted in the Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) marketplace in 2009 was severe to say the least, according to an analysis from ARC Advisory Group.
Posted 06/23 · 08:23 AM · LM Editorial
While more companies report plans to increase investment this year, the future looks even rosier for 2011 and 2012. Our warehouse/DC engineer presents the highlights of the 2010 survey and explores how the upturn is influencing current materials handling trends and future spending plans.
Posted 06/22 · 10:03 AM · LM Editorial
The big players continue their aggressive push into the supply chain management software space, using acquisitions and internal technology development to beef up their WMS and TMS offerings, build out planning and optimization, and even add event management to their menus.
Posted 06/18 · 10:28 AM · MMH Editorial
Visualization - using graphical images on a screen - could be the next step forward in WMS technology, according to Tecsys and Next View Software.
Posted 06/01 · 10:19 AM · MMH Editorial
According to our 2010 Software User survey, nearly half of all logistics operations using a WMS are looking to upgrade over the next 12 months. Our technology correspondent explains why and then introduces us to a shipper that’s on the brink of revolutionizing its warehouse operations.
Posted 06/01 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Last week, IBM announced that it plans to acquire AT&T subsidiary Sterling Commerce, a provider of business-to-business integration and cross-channel solutions for $1.4 billion. The transaction is expected to close later this year.