Future Challenges for Warehouse Management Systems

A warehouse management system can essentially be described as a system for managing warehouse storage locations and stock. In more common terminology, the Warehouse Management System, or WMS, refers to the control, supervision and optimisation of the complex flows of goods of intralogistics. In addition to basic functions, such as storage bin and quantity management and the control of the flow of goods, the scope of services also covers comprehensive methods for controlling the system or plant status as well as a selection of optimisation strategies.