IT systems supporting warehouse management in the supply chain

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Title IT systems supporting warehouse management in the supply chain
Autor: Cisek, Marek; Marcysiak, Agata
Date: 2019
Źródło: Management of information in the age of digital transformation : The private and public sectors/ scientific editing Jolanta Brodowska-Szewczuk, Edyta Bombiak. - Siedlce : University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, 2019, s. 83-93
Abstract: In the present-day situation, various IT systems are used for the management of storage area, location of goods and registration of warehouse turnover. Customers want to receive their goods in a faster and faster manner, and the number of orders is increasing together with the development of the e-commerce industry.IT systems undergo a constant makeover. Owing to the development of information technology and process automation, it is possible to handle a larger number of warehouse transactions without the need for increasing the number of staff. This study aims to present the role and importance of IT systems supporting warehouse management in the supply chain. We analyze in detail the role and place of a warehouse in the logistics supply chain, factors shaping changes in the storage area market in Poland, major IT systems facilitating communication within the warehouse and its environment. The final section of the study indicates the directions of changes in the scope of warehouse processes computerization and automation. Owing to automation, robotics, artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies, a modern WMS is the software which is capable of handling the majority of distribution operations. It makes inventories visible and it integrates with transport management systems and with other solutions to streamline the movement of goods from a producer to a warehouse, and then to a retailer and finally to an end-customer

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