A warehouse control system (WCS) typically acts as a bridge between the WMS Software and Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS).
This allows the WMS Software to provide additional functionalities to the warehouse. The WCS translates the instructions received from the WMS into machine readable language to carry out operations like put away, picking, internal transfers etc.
PALMS™ WCS performs the following functions:
A WMS Software is a broader solution that manages aspects like inbound and outbound operations, ERP integration, and labor management. On the other hand, a warehouse control system is a real-time control solution that manages specific tasks; primarily the storage and retrieval of material within the warehouse.
Some of the functions are elaborated in the table below:
Order Management Integration
Pack Sorter Management
Machine Control Integration
Automated Pick Management
In-line Weight and Motion
In-line Print and Apply
The PALMS™ warehouse control system framework provides the interface for the WMS Software with different AS/RS systems to seamlessly carry out operations in the warehouse, and maintain an incredibly precise degree of inventory control.
An effective inventory control WMS software makes all the difference in offsetting those tiny, pesky margins that inflate costs and inhibit maximum efficiency. With PALMS™ WCS, you have a centralized solution with all the integrations customized for any business scenarios.
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