This is a NEW research & training publication by Philip Obal that covers warehouse management software. Ken Ackerman, an expert in warehousing, declares "For those considering the purchase, or upgrade, of warehouse software, this research report is worth its weight in gold."
Intended for those who are searching for warehousing software, also known as Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The author purposely conveys detailed consulting & integrator knowledge to rapidly raise your knowledge level which will result in better understanding, questions, process re-engineering, and implementations.
Both WMS and ERP providers are now providing warehouse software - How can you tell which one is better? Even between the best-of-breed WMS solutions - Telling the "key differences" is a challenge. This publication enables & empowers you to know the differences to look for!
"Selecting Warehouse Software from WMS & ERP Providers" covers base functionality to expect, common software differences, functionality deficiencies, comparative WMS vs ERP analysis, project success tips, request for proposal building, and 7 Steps for the software selection process. A thorough list of warehouse software companies is included, which includes their website and email address.
Included are many diagrams, tables, and alerts to educate the reader. Alerts are designated in red with a flag throughout chapters 2 and 3. Most diagrams and tables are in color - to help comprehend the information. By following the advice in this book, one will save considerable effort, time, & money.
This publication contains the following chapters:
Chapter 1 - Expected Base Line Functionality
Chapter 2 - Warehouse Software Differences
Chapter 3 - Common Software Deficiencies
Chapter 4 - WMS Strengths Vs. ERP
Chapter 5 - What Details to Put Into a RFP or RFI
Appendix A - Warehouse Software Solution Listing
Appendix B - Related Software Products
Art Liebeskind, President of Howard Way Associates, indicates "the use of this book will materially aid the potential purchaser of a warehouse management system avoid mistakes and get what is needed for successful implementation in his or her organization."
"Selecting Warehouse Software from WMS & ERP Providers" is 168 pages on 8.5 x 11 inch format. ISBN 0966934555. Publisher: IDII. Author: Philip Obal.