When it comes to warehouse management systems (WMS), the stats are both shocking and thought-provoking. And although you don't see these stats in the marketing brochures of WMS vendors, you need to think about them before you purchase a WMS.
Look at FoxMeyer , WebVan , Adidas , Nike , Builders Plumbing Supply , Toys R Us , and many others. Three of those companies are no longer around, two saw their stock price plummet as much as 20 percent, and one gave up and turned its fulfillment process over to a third party logistics provider. All because of a WMS system. Some of you are probably wondering what the value of a WMS system is. The following numbers show the justification! 300 versus 1 Your data-entry personnel produce 1 error for every