Smart Integration of Automation: Using a WES to Incorporate New Technologies in Fulfillment Centers

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Smart Integration of Automation: Using a WES to Incorporate New Technologies in Fulfillment Centers

By Jamie Grill-Goodman - 03/25/2020

The warehouse management system (WMS) was born out of the need to automate inventory tracking, offering retailers a software application that provided visibility into inventory levels and locations.

Since this revolution, the supply chain is still dramatically changing and tight labor markets and increasing fulfillment speed requirements are pushing warehouse operators to explore new automation technologies. However, retailers can’t just handpick automation solutions and drop them into the distribution center.

Read on to learn how to implement automation technologies that are redefining the warehouse and helping retailers overcome labor challenges.