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Thinking of Implementing a New WMS? The 2017 Holiday Season is Closer than You Think…

July 19th, 2016

It may seem like the 2017 holiday season is a long way away but if your company is considering the implementation of a new WMS in time for the 2017 holiday season, it is good to start thinking ahead now. I’ve seen many companies fall into the trap of waiting until this year’s holiday season is behind them to start seriously planning for the next one. In reality, companies considering implementing a new WMS to be stabilized for the 2017 holiday should initiate the selection process in the next 30 days. Here’s how a typical WMS project unfolds:

Typical WMS Timeline

As you get the ball rolling on your WMS project, here are some detailed resources on timelines and processes to follow for WMS Selection, Preparation and Implementation:

 

WHITEPAPER: SELECTING THE RIGHT WMS

WHITEPAPER: THE ULTIMATE WMS PREPARATION GUIDEBOOK

WHITEPAPER: 6 TIPS TO AVOID A FAILED WMS IMPLEMENTATION

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