By Diego Pantoja-Navajas, VP of WMS Cloud Development
The COVID-19 crisis has put the spotlight on supply chains like never before, and the average shopper now realizes that the lack of their favorite product at the local drugstore is a result of breakdowns across an intricate global network.
What many people probably don’t know, though, is that one of the key links in the supply chain is the warehouse, as it’s the nerve center for controlling inventory and ensuring that organizations are able to make their deliveries on time.
Resilient supply chains lead to business growth – especially right now, as challenging times require resilience and create opportunity. And with warehouse management continuing to play an increasingly key role in supply chain resilience, we are pleased that Gartner has recognized us as a Leader in its 2020 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems1 report.
This is the fifth consecutive year we have been named a Leader in Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), and of 15 companies evaluated, we were placed based on our completeness of vision and ability to execute for Oracle Warehouse Management – part of Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing (Oracle Cloud SCM). A complimentary copy of the report is available here.
In the report, Gartner noted, “The WMS market remains vibrant with vendors continuing to innovate. Progress is being made in adaptability and support for automation while cloud services grow faster than the overall market.”
Oracle Warehouse Management is one of the industry’s expert cloud-based inventory and warehouse management systems, combining the speed and savings of the cloud with best-of-breed warehouse management and fulfillment capabilities. It’s easily configurable for a rapid, cost-effective implementation, helping customers support complex fulfillment operations, improve inventory and shipment accuracy, and gain total inventory visibility – from the distribution center to the store shelf.
Oracle Cloud SCM connects supply networks with an integrated suite of cloud business applications designed and built to outpace change. And Oracle continues to receive SCM industry recognition – it was recently named a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems2.”
While shoppers at the local drugstore will never know it, cloud-based technologies will continue to be the key to building resilient supply chains that not only keep store shelves stocked, but enable businesses to make quick pivots to support sustained growth.
To learn more about warehouse management systems, please visit our WMS resource page here.
1Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems, Simon Tunstall, Dwight Klappich, 6 May 2020
2Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems, Bart A. De Muynck, Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, 25 March 2020
Oracle recognized as a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems 2016 – 2020
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