2. Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Warehouse management is part of Supply Chain Management and Demand Management. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is composed of two parts: Supply Chain Planning (SCP) and Supply Chain Execution (SCE). The Warehouse Management System, or WMS, is part of the SCE strategy. The execution portion of the supply chain is definitely action-oriented. Even production management is, to a great extent, dependent on warehouse management. Efficient warehouse management gives a cutting edge to a retailer or distributor. Warehouse management does not start with receipt of material. It starts with the initial planning of the container design made for a product. Warehouse design and process design within the warehouse are also ...

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