Warehouse Management System Overview

Warehouse Management is a warehouse and distribution center management system that combines technically advanced information technologies with industry-leading functionality. It is designed to provide you with an effective real-time management solution, either as a stand-alone system or as a fully integrated component of  supply chain execution (SCE) product line.

We are confident that you will find the system easy to work with and will quickly recognize the benefits that Warehouse Management provides.

If you are unfamiliar with the concept of a warehouse management application please take a few moments to read and learn what Warehouse Management is and how it works. You will also find it helpful to learn about the Warehouse Management working environment before you begin working with the application.



Warehouse Management functions

Warehouse Management can effectively manage the following functions within your facility:

  • Appointments and dock scheduling
  • Assets
  • Client billing
  • Configurable workflows
  • Delivery confirmation
  • Distribution processing
  • Inventory counting
  • Inventory management
  • Order processing
  • Pack station processing
  • Parcel processing
  • Picking
  • Putaway
  • Receiving
  • RFID compliance
  • Replenishments
  • Reports and labels
  • Shipping
  • Trailer management
  • Wave processing
  • Work management
  • Work order processing
  • Yard management

In addition, Warehouse Management can support a common business scenario in the third party logistics (3PL) environment. When inventory is received into a multi-client warehouse, Warehouse Management performs the following actions:

  • Determines which client owns that inventory
  • Tracks the inventory by that client at all times
  • Allocates inventory to client-specific orders
  • Ships that inventory to the client’s end customers
  • Applies client-specific workflows
  • Bills each individual client for services rendered
  • Provides inventory reports by client


Warehouse Management can also communicate with host applications to keep information such as order processing and accounting accurate by providing real-time information from the warehouse floor. The application can also be configured to run with or without a bar code printer network and with or without radio frequency (RF) devices.

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