Looking for a new WMS? Make sure it’s Social

In current business scenarios, the warehouse fulfillment trends and requirements change every few months in the age of e-commerce and omnichannel operations. The warehouse service providers' responsibilities have now expanded beyond simple storage tasks. With the soaring retail competition and consumer expectations to include complex fulfillment tasks that support demands, overnight shipping, click-and-collect service, and everything in between.

However, WE1.TECH offers a social capability enabled WMS to meet modern demands, to become a corporate red tape, a tool to get full return on investment (ROI). There are big gains to be made in interoperability in a connected ecosystem of warehouse and fulfillment software, "WeWare" is a modular software unit to have an ‘awareness’ of how what it is suggesting, connects to other systems/client applications with API.”


To tackle that challenge, the best WMS software will connect data from various platforms to create an interactive web interconnection. For example, a WMS could allow an API to send a query to a TMS, With its AI & Machine learning features the WMS can also plan the workload with the available manpower, for example, Sending a bunch of orders to a specific area of the warehouse with the required number of staff only. The warehouse management software must be capable to integrate with outside partners’ systems via API/EDI features to build real-time visibility of supply chain operations.

To meet the demands of today’s e-commerce operations, many experts recommend a “social” WMS like "WeWare" that exchanges data easily with other warehouse software as well as with outside partners’ and customers’ systems through API/EDI features. Together, these systems may function with the automation done for material handling operations and help Distribution Centers to cope with the rapid growth of e-commerce and omnichannel operations, which demand fulfillment centers to ship high numbers of small (B2C)orders (to individual consumers) instead of large orders (B2B)to a small number of retail stores.