Warehouses often pose problems for organizations when it comes to managing inventory, labor efficiency & visibility of stocks. A Warehouse Management System (WMS) addresses these common challenges and creates a sustainable warehouse environment.
The warehouse management systems have made many warehouse activities faster by generating efficiencies to reduce labor intensiveness. The time consumed in completing the paperwork has reduced. Efficient organization of warehouses enabled by technology has resulted in more efficient working practices.
When considering the impact of technology on warehouses and distribution centers, the biggest of these disruptions has been driven by changes in consumer behavior. As customers have advanced from shopping on the web to mobile shopping, they have driven an metamorphosis in retail commerce, which has in turn set off a chain reaction to initiate similar changes in business-to-business trading.
The changes in consumer behavior are accounted for by service intelligence. Service intelligence collects and analyzes data which helps in the identification of opportunities & leads to better decision making. Service intelligence enables us to understand our demand better, facilitates improvements in the supply chain. identification of the factor driving customer decisions facilitates its navigation & comply with their expectations.