Warehouse management system ( WMS )
Warehouse management system is an essential software which oversees the day to day operation within the warehouse. Which can be achieved by having a centralized system for the user where multiple warehouse tasks are managed with the help of handheld device or Desktop in the office. Which makes the running of warehouse smoother and more efficient, which help's to minimize the loss if there is any problem in any part of the warehouse. It helps in keeping track of where each product is and to know when and how much to re-order. These Warehouse management system help user's effectively handling their warehouse inventory and function.
What does Warehouse management system offer?
WMS is involved in numerous process such as inventory, shipping, receiving which are integrated into other supply chains to provide data transparency for the whole organization.
- Receiving Goods
- Tracking Inventory
- Slotting for Efficiency
- Labour visibility
- Document preparation
- Picking and Shipping
- Customer service
WMS provides the structured process which will be used when the product arrives at the warehouse, and it also can be customized to suit all types of products. Which will ensure that the shipment is handled with care and also saves time
Using Warehouse management system, their owners can keep a tab on the products which are available in the warehouse and which stock to re-order. By knowing this information the functioning of warehouse become's easier as they can keep a complete profile of all the stocks available in the warehouse.
Slotting for Efficiency
WMS enables us to have an efficient product arranging structure depending on the product demand and weight. By maintaining this structure the products which are heavier and which have higher demand are placed near the door for easy processing. and also having products which are used together placed in close distance. These enable running of warehouse both easy and efficient.
There are a lot of tasks which involves multiple labours such as making a full inventory count which is conducted on a monthly and weekly basis. This procedure can be conducted by WMS without any interference on day to day basis and also helps in reducing the need for more labour which could greatly reduce the expenditure.
The days of documenting everything on paper documents is long gone, nowadays people keep documenting through Warehouse management system. Which helps users to access data whenever they need and also reduce the cost of buying these materials needed to have physical documentation.
Picking and shipping
WMS is used to make sure that the right products are taken to the right people at the right time. By implementing this process the accuracy of delivery is improved and made more efficient, Which results in fewer mistakes and less costly transportation.
Warehouse management system ensures that the customer receives the correct product on the mentioned time without any delay and the quality of the products which are delivered is also maintained at the customer satisfaction level. This ensures that the organization retain their existing customer and also make new ones.
Tracking and Visibility
Lot of information like the Serial number, Expiry dates, UPC can be tracked and maintained using WMS. By providing huge visibility to data and easy access provides great returns.
Product return and warranty issues are quickly resolved using this system.
Warehouse management system will have an easy to use the database, which provides all the data and report. By having the ability to collect data and report we can analyze and look to change and optimize the areas which are not performing to its optimal level.
These are main areas in which Warehouse management system can function and improve your daily warehouse activities. LaabamOne WMS provide its user with all these options and more to make sure that the warehouse function properly.