Logistics Software Systems and Functions: An Overview of ERP, WMS, TMS and SCM Systems
Software systems are a crucial part in current logistics processes. The software market for Enterprise Resource Planning, Warehouse Management, Transport Planning and Supply Chain Management systems and the systems themselves are complex. The following article gives an overview about definitions and typical functions of these systems as well as a short introduction to current logistics and technological requirements.
KeywordsLogistics software WMS ERP TMS SCM Enterprise resource planning Warehouse management Transport planning Supply chain management
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