WES

By Bob Trebilcock · September 8, 2017
How a hometown department store chain transformed its e-fulfillment processes with pouch sortation technology.
By Roberto Michel · June 14, 2017
With the growth of e-commerce, the technology stack for distribution centers is expanding. We explore why WES/WCS software is gaining prominence and share how operations are expanding their use of data science.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2017
Westfalia’s (Booth S1238) Savanna.NET warehouse execution system (WES) has been enhanced with a more intuitive, user friendly interface, including running in different languages and dialects.
By Roberto Michel · April 3, 2017
With the growth of e-commerce, the technology stack for distribution centers is expanding. We explore why WES/WCS software is gaining prominence and share how operations are expanding their use of data science.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 9, 2017
Lawson Products built a new distribution center to optimize its network, package and kit products, and deliver better customer service to its branch DCs and customers.
By Bridget McCrea · March 2, 2017
WMS vendors are stepping up to the plate and developing functionalities and solutions that meet the complex needs of today’s companies. Our top analysts take a peek into these developments and discuss the DC of the future and the software that will support it.
By MMH Staff · November 8, 2016
CEO of Paladin Supply Chain Solutions, Jerry has more than 39 years of experience in distribution, logistics and supply chain management. His duties include Consulting in DC optimization, automation and technology and supply chain strategy, development and implementation.
By MMH Staff · October 14, 2016
By integrating WMS and WCS into one comprehensive system, Destination Maternity has substantially improved its e-commerce fulfillment processes.
By MMH Staff · June 7, 2016
Swisslog Warehouse and Distribution Solutions appoints Michael Howes as vice president.
<p>Peter Wendler, director of software development; Josh Keyser. software engineer; and Zachary Rose, professional services specialist.</p>

By MMH Staff · May 11, 2016
Director of software development, software engineer and services specialist bring experience and customer perspective to growing company.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 11, 2016
WMS makes its case in a waveless world.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 8, 2016
Over the last few years, the systems integration and consultants in our industry have been responding to the tyranny of now with a new layer of software that Forte coined as a warehouse execution system, or WES.
<p>WES must be adept not only at controlling individual islands of automation such as sortation, but coordinating them with other islands of automation and leveling the overall pace of work.</p> By Roberto Michel, Contributing Editor · March 1, 2016
Warehouse execution system (WEC) suppliers are offering higher-level functionality—such as waveless order processing, performance analytics and mobile apps—turning WES into a configurable platform for warehouse operations management.
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