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Logistics Software Systems and Functions: An Overview of ERP, WMS, TMS and SCM Systems

  • Andreas Nettsträter
  • Tim Geißen
  • Markus Witthaut
  • Dietmar Ebel
  • Jens Schoneboom
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Logistics book series (LNLO)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Logistics software WMS ERP TMS SCM Enterprise resource planning Warehouse management Transport planning Supply chain management 

References

  1. 1.
    ten Hompel, M., Schmidt, T.: Warehouse Management. Organisation und Steuerung von Lager- und Kommissioniersystemen. Springer, Berlin (2008)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Supply Chain Council: SCOR 10.0 Model Reference. Supply Chain Council, Cypress (2010)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    ten Hompel, M. (ed.): IT in der Logistik. DVV Media Group, Hamburg (2012)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Nettsträter
    • 1
  • Tim Geißen
    • 1
  • Markus Witthaut
    • 1
  • Dietmar Ebel
    • 1
  • Jens Schoneboom
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and LogisticsDortmundGermany

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