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Special Report: The Evolution of the Traditional WMS/WCS Roles

April 18, 2014

Distribution requirements are changing. Few distribution managers would quibble with that statement.

The increase in the demand for mixed cases, mixed cartons, aisle ready pallets and, most importantly, the increase in the volume of e-commerce orders is driving new levels of investment in automation.

Changing requirements are also behind the emergence of a blurring of the lines between the traditional roles of warehouse management and warehouse control software systems in these highly-automated facilities.

Download this complimentary special report as our experts take you inside the DC to look at how warehouse control is evolving to meet the changing dynamics of the market and enable a higher level of order fulfillment.


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