Published February 8, 2022
Recent supply chain disruptions have magnified ongoing trends that continue to challenge distribution operations. Warehouse management system (WMS) vendors have positioned new capabilities and existing features as key tools for addressing these challenges. The applicability and effectiveness of these solutions to an individual distribution operation may have a significant impact on its performance and the overall success of the enterprise.
Many distribution operations continue to struggle to meet service level requirements within a cost-effective framework. During the past year, pandemic-related disruptions have amplified the challenges behind these struggles, including: