WMS vs. Inventory Control… do you really need a WMS system, or can you make do with the Inventory Control Module of your existing ERP system?
There is a growing trend for organisations, especially those with large warehouse facilities or that use logistics centres, to implement warehouse management systems (WMS) and not to rely on the built-in inventory control of their ERP systems. The question is “why?” What does a WMS system has that inventory control doesn’t?
The main difference in the systems is that WMS generates recommendations, whereas inventory control primarily registers transactions. In this way, the WMS system itself can tell the users when to perform a certain inventory transaction in the correct amount, to the right location at the right time.
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