/  Selecting, Buying, Installing And Using A Modern Warehouse Management System
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BMC Training provides on 12 Sep 2021 Selecting, Buying, Installing And Using A Modern Warehouse Management System course [Warehouse , Logistics , Supply Chain and Inventory] in London,UK

Course Objectives

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Determine the purpose of warehouse management systems and a description of their costs and benefits.
  • Discuss the build-versus-buy choice is discussed.
  • Define the organizational impact and describe the short and long-term effect.
  • Understand how to buy a WMS, the project team that must be assembled, the marketplace for commercial systems.
  • List the types of systems available and how to go about choosing among them, the creation of a Request for Proposal and the evaluation of responses.
  • Apply a methodology for justifying/funding a system for installation, as well as an ongoing operation and maintenance.

Course Outline

Warehouse Management Systems

  • Purpose
  • Core Function
  • Core data
  • Basic processes and Functions
  • Additional processes and Functions
  • Industry-Specific Function and Feature
  • Features and Functions Not Included

WMS Costs and Benefits

  • ERP Systems vs. Best-of-Breed
  • Hardware and Infrastructure Costs
  • Software and Infrastructure Costs
  • Software costs
  • Other project costs
  • Ongoing operating costs
  • Benefits
  • Calculating ROI
  • WMS Weaknesses
  • Organizational Impact
  • Who Should Have a WMS?

The WMS Project

  • First Time vs. Reinstallation
  • Make vs. Buy
  • Timeline Expectations
  • Achieving Success
  • Project Staff Turnover
  • User-Supplier Relations

Commercially Available Systems

  • Brief Industry History
  • Major Product Options
  • Dealing in the Market Today

Buying a WMS

  • Identify concept
  • Form Project Team
  • Identify Needs
  • Contact Suppliers and Select Initial Group
  • Create and Issue RFI
  • Select Short List
  • Create and Issue RFQ
  • Final Supplier Selection
  • Contract Negotiation

The Installation Project

  • Before Installing
  • Kickoff Meeting
  • Conference Room Pilot
  • Modification and Preparation
  • Installation
  • Mock Go-Live
  • Final Review
  • Go-Live

Ongoing Operation

  • Monitoring
  • Maintaining
  • Extending Value
  • Upgrades
  • Maintaining Supplier Relations

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Course Details
  • Code WLS2
  • TIME    08:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • DATE    Sep 12 2021 - Sep 16 2021
  • London , London Paddington
  • +44 2087206971
  • Support@bmc.net

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5950 GBP + VAT
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