Warehouse Management Systems


The concept describes tools for warehouse management. It reviews such systems and their characteristics and explores many inherent advantages of implementing an automated inventory and warehouse management systems.

Technique Overview

Warehouse Management Systems Definition

Warehouse management systems (WMS) are the advanced technology and operating processes that optimise all warehousing functions (Ayub, 2007).

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  • Ayub, N. (2008) Warehouse Management Systems: More than meets the eye. [online] Available at: it.toolbox.com/blogs/wms-essentials/warehouse-management-systems-more-than-meets-the-eye-26648 [Accessed 15 December 2011].
  • Ayub, N. (2007) What is Warehouse Management system (WMS). [online] Available at: it.toolbox.com/blogs/wms-essentials/what-is-warehouse-management-system-wms-18819 [Accessed 15 December 2011].
  • Ayub, N. ( 2007) Case study: New Age and Beyond Warehouse Management System (WMS). [online] Available at: it.toolbox.com/blogs/wms-essentials/case-study-new-age-beyond-warehouse-management-system-wms-18446 [Accessed 15 December 2011].
  • Blanchard, D. (2010) Portrait of an Automated Warehouse. Industry Week, 1 April.

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