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WMS your recipe for growth

Make warehouse logistics a strong point of your business. Learn about the five areas supported by the WMS.
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Current business realities are characterized by rapid circulation of information, the need to adapt to constant change and the need to respond rapidly to the customer requirements. Taking into account the above conditions, still surprises a large number of small and medium-sized enterprises that have not yet supported their warehouses with modern IT solutions, especially WMS-class warehouse management systems.

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What is a WMS system?

WMS system (warehouse management system), is an IT system for managing internal logistics processes. The areas that can be optimized using a WMS include, in particular:

  • processes related to the acceptance of goods into the warehouse
  • processes related to the storage of goods in the warehouse
  • processes related to the release of goods outside the warehouse.

The WMS class system achieves optimization goals in the areas mentioned above. This is done mainly through the use of modern automatic data identification technologies based on barcodes, two-dimensional codes or RFID, which allows contactless reading of product information.

Benefits of using a WMS system

The use of a WMS is one of the guarantees of business success and increased prospects for rapid growth in an increasingly competitive market. In our experience, a successful warehouse system implementation project brings a number of benefits that include, first and foremost:

Improved inventory management.

By inventory management, we mean precise control of goods, from their entry into the warehouse, through storage, to the release process. The ability to track every smallest quantifiable quantity of a given commodity gives us the ability to precisely control not only the processes taking place inside the warehouse, but also to better forecast demand and adjust the quantity and nature of stored products to this very factor.

More efficient rotation of stored products

Thanks to the use of a WMS class system, you can better plan and organize the process of rotation of goods, so as to keep inventory at minimum but safe levels, and consequently involve less money in their maintenance.

Increase service levels and customer satisfaction

The use of a WMS-class warehouse management system makes it possible to increase the transparency of each stage related to the stored goods. Customers can be better informed about its availability, and they can also follow the delivery process of the goods after the order is placed. The WMS also enables support of online sales through integration with e-commerce systems.

Optimization of storage space

Each additional square meter of storage, is an additional cost associated with its operation and maintenance. Success- and growth-oriented companies make sure that their warehouse space is used as optimally as possible. Warehouse management using a WMS makes it possible to organize storage areas in such a way as to fit up to 30% more assortment. Space is money, and the resulting savings mean real benefits.

Increased efficiency of warehouse operators

The WMS class system supports operators working in the warehouse space. The essence of a warehouse management system is delegation, which involves creating tasks in conjunction with a specific warehouse operation. Such tasks are then transmitted to the specific operator via individual mobile computers (data collectors).

Final conclusions

WMS is a modern IT solution open to the future. Today’s state and technological trends suggest that logistics is and will remain one of the areas of competitive advantage generation.

Active computerization of logistics will enable its progressive automation, reduce the cost of warehouse operations and ensure that logistics fits harmoniously into the trends of the future.


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