A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain
NOVEMBER 22, 2017
The development and history of warehouse management systems (WMSs) have had a profound impact on how the supply chain functions. However, few understand the history of WMS and how it evolved to encompass item tracking, storage data, inbound and outbound shipping, picking and much more. Ancient Times Through Colonization: Warehouse Management Dates to Ancient Times. As the world moved forward, the basic concept of managing warehouse inventory did not change much.