Receiving and put away, goods receives, inventory put away, retrieval, can be achieved with various technology options like Pick By RF Terminals, Pick By Voice
Picking and packing goods, including zone picking, wave picking and batch picking, peace picking, cluster picking. Warehouse workers can also use lot zoning and task interleaving functions to guide the pick-and-pack tasks in the most efficient way..
Inventory tracking, use of advanced tracking and automatic identification and data capture(AIDC) systems, including RFID and barcode scanners to make sure that goods can be found easily when they need to move.
Shipping, WMS shipping features is to send bills of lading (B/L) ahead of the shipment, generate packing lists and invoices for the shipment and send advance shipment notifications to recipients.
Labor management, managers always face challenges to monitor warehouse worker’s performance, a good WMS help managers monitor workers performance efficiently by using key performance indicators(KPIs) as to who perform above or below company standards.
Cross Docking, which assists truck drivers coming into a warehouse to find the right loading docks. A more complex use of yard and dock management enables cross-docking and other functions of inbound and outbound logistics.
Reporting, which helps managers analyze the performance of warehouse operations and find areas to improve.