Bigger and Better - 'SWS for WMS' out now

New expanded edition "Selecting Warehouse Software from WMS & ERP Provider" covers selection and implementation of new warehouse management software.

Evaluating and landing on the best warehousing software is the goal in "Selecting Warehouse Software from WMS & ERP Providers - Expanded Edition Two". Approximately 100 critical functional areas are covered as software solution vary and one needs to understand these areas of variance when evaluating new software to purchase. This in-depth publication has many diagrams, tables, and alerts for faster comprehension.

Edition two has grown over 30% with new content. In addition to many new topics & updated material, a dedicated chapter on "Implementation of New Software" has been added. This publication covers base functionality to expect, common software differences, functionality deficiencies, comparative WMS vs ERP analysis, project success tips, request for proposal building, how to score card the RFP results, site visit tips, headquarter visit tips, vendor negotiation issues & advice, software selection process, and implementation of the new software. Appendixes A through H contains lists of software companies with warehouse and related software.

This publication contains the following chapters:

Chapter 1 - Expected Base Line Functionality

Chapter 2 - Items that Fluctuate in Warehousing Software

Chapter 3 - Items Not Found in Most Warehousing Software

Chapter 4 - WMS Strengths Vs. ERP

Chapter 5 - What Details to Put Into a RFP with Sample RFP

Chapter 6 - Implementation of New Software

An Excellent List of Software Solutions Includes:

Appendix A - WMS Software Providers

Appendix B - ERP Providers with a Warehouse Module

Appendix C - Shipment Manifesting Systems (SMS)

Appendix D - Load Building Software

Appendix E - Warehouse Simulation Software

Appendix F - Slotting Optimization Software

Appendix G - Labor Management System (LMS)

Appendix H - Yard Management Systems (YMS)

Being successful in evaluating, selecting, and implementing new warehousing software is the target of this publication. "This book is worth it's weight in gold." says Ken Ackerman, a distinguished warehousing expert. Art Liebeskind indicates "the use of this book will materially ... avoid mistakes and get what is needed for successful implementation in his or her organization."

About This Publication

Selecting Warehouse Software from WMS & ERP Providers - Expanded Edition
209 pages on 8.5 x 11 inch format with perfect binding
November 2007. ISBN 0966934555. Publisher: IDII
Author: Philip Obal
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About Industrial Data & Information, Inc.

Industrial Data & Information, Inc. is a research consulting company that assists companies in selecting and implementing software solutions. IDII is focused on the supply-chain and has expertise in software evaluation, selection, and implementation. IDII produces research reports on software related to the supply chain, which enables companies & consultants to spend less time searching for & researching solutions.

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