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Impact of Warehouse Management System in a Supply Chain

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 54 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
Ramaa. A
K. N. Subramanya
T. M. Rangaswamy
10.5120/8530-2062

Ramaa.a, K N Subramanya and T M Rangaswamy. Article: Impact of Warehouse Management System in a Supply Chain. International Journal of Computer Applications 54(1):14-20, September 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Ramaa.a and K. N. Subramanya and T. M. Rangaswamy},
	title = {Article: Impact of Warehouse Management System in a Supply Chain},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {54},
	number = {1},
	pages = {14-20},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

In a supply chain, warehousing function is very critical as it acts as a node in linking the material flows between the supplier and customer. In today's competitive market environment companies are continuously forced to improve their warehousing operations. Many companies have also customized their value proposition to increase their customer service levels, which has led to changes in the role of warehouses. This paper highlights the findings of the study carried out to evaluate performance levels and enhance productivity of the manual warehouses by developing a WMS framework and cost benefit analysis.

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