Distribution center management system
A distribution center management system, or DCMS, is an enterprise oriented application designed to track the activities performed in a distribution center. It provides automated solutions for all the operations needed for efficient functioning of the distribution centers.
DCMS is a warehouse management system (WMS) designed to track and automate various distribution center (DC) inbound, outbound and inventory management processes. The automated DCMS ensures that the goods are accurately shipped to the customers and on time. It streamlines the flow of inventory right from its receipt up to shipment in a systematic manner – recording and tracking each activity for effective control and review.
DCMS packages from many providers have been running for many years. For example, one category of major users are warehouse sites of apparel manufacturers. DCMS systems are designed for all sizes of businesses, warehouses and budgets.
A typical list of modules for DCMS can be as follows:
- order processing
Features of a DCMS also has the following :
- crate management
- supervisory control
An effective DCMS helps to prevent stock outs, stock pile-ups, pending orders and loss of sales due to customer dissatisfaction. It improves the warehouse productivity and increases inventory accuracy too. Other benefits include reducing operating expenses and improvement in efficiencies.
- Warehousing and Distribution Center Management: The cross-dock revolution—are you in or out? http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/334526-Warehousing_and_Distribution_Center_Management_The_cross_dock_revolution_are_you_in_or_out_.php
- DCMS Improves SC Efficiency At Shoppers Stop http://biztech2.in.com/india/casestudies/scm/dcms-improves-sc-efficiency-at-shoppers-stop/62802/0
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