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Industrial Data & Information
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Press release date: May 7, 2006
Save significant time & money by leveraging this new global research report in evaluating & selecting the right WMS for your 3PL, 4PL, contract, or public warehousing operation. In this new time-saving edition that spans the globe, 40 WMS solutions are profiled, compared, and analyzed. These 40 software products are designed to run a third party logistics warehouse operation. Saves thousands of dollars by focusing on the right WMS solutions and eliminating expensive trips in exploring the WMS software community.
"Selecting 3PL Warehouse Management Systems" covers the following areas:
o Total Customer & Installation Comparisons o Largest 3PL Customer Installation Comparison o Company & Product Details on 40 WMS Software Products o IDII Comments and the results from the IDII Data Analyzer. o Operating System & Database Comparisons o Key Field Size Comparisons o Expert Insights into Software Selection o Using one or multiple Software Selection Strategy Methods
Table of Contents
Insights & Tips
Chapter 1 - Popular Databases and Operating Systems
Chapter 2 - Critical Key Field Size Comparison
Chapter 3 - Best Fit Customer Sizing
Chapter 4 - 3PL Customer Base Comparisons
Chapter 5 - Customers by Continents & Markets
Chapter 6 - Advanced Functionality Needed by 3PLs
Chapter 7 - ASP Hosting
Chapter 8 - Software Solution Field Definitions
Chapter 9 - 40 Detailed WMS Software Solution Profiles
o Strong Global Research - WMS providers in the UK, Pacific Rim, Australia, India, and other countries are included in this edition. This is in addition to USA, Canada, and European software providers. o Scorecard of Advanced Functionality Needed by 3PLs. Side-by-side comparison of WMS solutions that provide engineered labor standards, profit & loss analysis, and more! o ASP Hosting Side-by-Side Comparison - Shows which WMS solutions can ASP host their product. o Software Product Details Expanded - Besides company, history, staff, location, sample customers, & WMS software product details - new items have been added. Some of the new items are:
o New Visual Dashboards added that show customer & site installations. o New results of the IDII Product Data Analyzer (new), which runs a series of rules on each software solution. These 60 rules are based on IDII's experience with WMS software selection projects for 3rd Party Logistic companies. o New product data items are shown including warehouse functionality, dock scheduling, product configurability, and more! o New IDII Remarks & Comments on many of the solutions
Important, Valuable, and Time Saving
Ken Ackerman, a highly regarded warehousing expert, says "this text offers a no nonsense approach to the task of selecting a vendor of warehouse management systems."
"The book is so well laid out, that I was able to cut right to the chase and shave my initial list of software vendors from over a hundred down to seven! Hats off to IDII for a tremendous amount of effort and a job well done!" indicates Bruce Rose, President of Group Three Logistics
"Selecting 3PL Warehouse Management Systems / Who's Who in 3PL WMS Software" is 681 pages on 8.5 x 11 inch format. ISBN 0966934547. Publisher: IDII. Author: Philip Obal.
Single printed copy and single user PDF copy is $795 USD. Available from www.IDII.com. Company-wide licensing of this report in PDF format is available for $2995 USD from IDII. To order, see http://www.idii.com/orderdigital.htm.
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About Industrial Data & Information, Inc. (IDII)
Industrial Data & Information, Inc. is a research consulting company that assists companies in selecting and implementing software solutions. IDII is focused on the supply-chain and has expertise in software evaluation, selection, and implementation. IDII teaches classes & produces research reports on software related to the supply chain, which enables companies & consultants to spend less time searching for & researching solutions. IDII also consults to produce professional company based RFPs. For more information on IDII, visit our web site at www.idii.com, contact IDII at 918-292-8785 or e-mail at email@example.com.