Digital transformation will be fundamental as we tune into a post-pandemic supply chain.
Many of today's cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions offer advanced analytics that allow for a more granular look at business operations. For instance, they can provide data that shows which products are more profitable.
Similarly, software as a service (SaaS) is beginning to dominate the warehouse management system (WMS) market, says Tom Singer, senior project manager with Tompkins Solutions. While these solutions have been around for years, they have typically been found in the lower end of the market. Now, top-tier WMS vendors are fully embracing cloud-centric, subscription-based models.
Moreover, the value proposition for SaaS and cloud-based WMS packages has moved beyond simply eliminating the need for a company to invest in and maintain the IT infrastructure. Many SaaS WMS vendors and integrators now offer full sets of managed services for provisioning and administering the technology stack behind their solution, accelerating the time to value.
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