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Oct 2016 - IDC PlanScape - Doc # US40841016

IDC PlanScape: Warehouse Management Systems

By: Victoria BrownResearch Manager, Global Supply Chain Execution


This IDC study is intended to help IT decision makers better understand the underlying benefits of investing in a WMS and business value expected.

According to Victoria Brown, senior research analyst, IDC Retail Insights, "At a more granular level, WMS enables more strategic inventory flows in a warehouse, reduces product touches and unnecessary movements, and optimizes space. The system can prioritize fast-moving SKUs, reduce partial pallets to alleviate space constraints, and generally, give power to the dock coordinator to make sure loadouts are timely and efficient."


Subscriptions Covered

IDC Retail Insights: Global Connected Supply Chain Execution and Fulfillment Strategies , IDC Retail Insights: Worldwide Retail Digital Supply Chain Strategies

Regions Covered


Topics Covered

Supply chain management applications, Technology buyer, eCommerce

Vertical Markets

Retail, Retail omni-channels


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