With the help of WMS, a warehouse manager gets updated with the status of the shipment, order completion, and re-scheduling of the shipment.
WMS has a separate module “Customers”, which greatly helps the Customer Care department in maintaining pleasant relations with the customers. The department can easily record the transactions done with the customers or meeting the customer complaints.
WMS checks the order before sending to the customers.
WMS automates each and every warehousing process. This reduces the operational bottlenecks that arise during the process, increases production level, and flow of
WMS helps in storing and retrieving of inventory at faster pace, which eliminates the wastage of time spent in searching the inventory.
• Record of productivity :
WMS records the productivity of the working staff. The process of recording the productivity helps in remuneration of the staff.
Warehousing management maintains the flow of the inventory. This helps in increasing profits.
Warehousing management increases the returns on working capital for an organization. Since, the whole process of WMS moves around the warehouse, the returns on investment becomes clear.
Warehousing management gives the real picture of the stock of inventory. Inventory, over stocked or under stocked, is harmful for an organization. Under-stock leads to cancellation of the order and overstock binds the working capital that may, at times lead to debts.
Generally, implementation of any automation system, such as WMS gives an idea that to operate a system, extra technical skill force is required. However, WMS is designed in such a manner that even a low level employee can operate it.
At times, companies suffer losses due to carelessness of the staff, wrong consignment shipping, or inaccurate billing. WMS helps in controlling these losses.
WMS makes the working of the warehouse transparent. All the activities are recorded in the system. Even warehouse or sale offices located at distant places can keep track of the other warehouses activities.
WMS does not allow everyone to manipulate, add, or delete the records. This maintains accuracy.
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