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WMS


Warehouse Management

Systems

Amy Severance

What is a WMS?


WMS


Warehouse Management System


Tracks inventory from the point of receipt to
the point of shipment


Provides RF (radio frequency) functionality to
enable mobile workforce


Provides shipment creation, rating
functionality

What is a WMS?


Not an order taking system


Not an inventory allocation system


Requires a “Host” system to interface to


ERP (such as SAP)


OMS (Order Management System)


Purchase Order data, Sales Order data, Item
Master data


Why is it important to have a WMS?


Inventory Accuracy


Safety Stock: reduce shortages, reduce variability


Reduce capital investment in inventory


Reduce labor invested in cycle counting


Reduce labor dealing with inventory discrepancies


Improve productivity


Automate manual processes using RF or Voice


Provide productivity reporting for employee
management


Why is it important to have a WMS?


Visibility


Provide management with visibility for running
the operation


Number of orders in process


Number of ASN’s in transit


Customer compliance


Shipping Labels, packing lists, other
documentation


Packaging Requirements


RFID tags


WMS Vendors


Manhattan Associates


Red Prairie


High Jump


SAP WMS

How do you select a WMS?


Document the business requirements


RFP


Request for Proposal


Sales process


Contract Negotiation


Sign Contract


Review Requirements


Hardware Sizing
Questionnaire


Transportation
Questionnaire


Product
Demo


Attend Training




Discovery

Site Visit


Functional
Design


Modification
List


Interface Design


Statement of Work

& Project
Plan



Client Training


Conversion
Planning/
Installation


Modification

Development

and Testing


System

Config

and Testing


Development of
User Training



Mock

Conversion


Integration

Testing


Label/Carrier
Compliance


Volume Testing


Solution

Validation


Risk Assessment


End
-
user Training


Go Live!


Post
Implementation

Support


Initiate
Transition
to Customer
Support


Project
Closure


Transition to
Customer
Support


Ongoing
Maintenance

Phase 5:

Client Support

Phase 4:

Implementation

Phase 3:

Integration
Testing

Phase 2:

Development

Phase 1:

Design

Phase 0:

Initiation

Project Management


Project Planning



Resource Planning


Risk Assessment



Status Reporting


Project Budget Management


Timeline Management


Conversion Planning


Issue Maintenance and Resolution


Scope/Deliverable Management

WMS Functionality
-

Inbound


Yard Management and Appointment scheduling


Pre
-
Receiving


ASN’s


Receiving


Directed Putaway


Replenishment from Overstock to Forward Pick


Cycle Counting


Returns

WMS Functionality
-

Outbound


“Wave” Management


Label/Document Printing


Picking


Packing


Manifest, Prepare shipment


Ship Confirm

Generates Variety of Compliant Bar
Code Labels

Inventory



reprints

Receiving


in advance


on demand

Packing/Shipping


upon rerouting


upon pack verification


release from pack & hold


reprint

Picking


upon wave release


upon wave assignment

Receiving

Report

iLPN
label

pallet
label

case pick label

location label

parcel carrier tracking
number

oLPN UCC
-
128
label

outbound
pallet label