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Warehouse management system development

Get better control over your warehouse operations with fully integrated custom software development for a top Warehouse Management System (WMS).

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With our custom software development services, we deliver the best warehouse management system software for your day-to-day logistics operations. Increase your efficiency along your transportation and supply chain with our WMS development.

Inventory management

Efficiently manage inventory using our custom software built-in features to identify and remove aging inventory, ensuring balanced inventory levels and eliminating surplus. Improve stock control and good management while avoiding missing and damages.

Shipping

Streamline the shipping process by seamlessly creating orders within a customized shipping feature in development within your warehouse management system. Optimize workflow to ensure timely and accurate deliveries.

Picking and packing

Get custom built-in functionality for order picking integrated with stock. Efficiently manage the packing process with labeling and easy-to-track inventory management with barcode scanners. Increasing productivity and accuracy before any outbound.

Order management

Utilize custom software to streamline order processing. Ensuring a smooth and organized flow from order creation to fulfillment. Remove paperwork from your business environment and enable your personnel with digital solutions tailored to their needs.

Analytics and KPIs

Access detailed analytics and key performance indicators (KPIs) through custom software features with dashboards and interfaces with metrics. Provide valuable insight into warehouse performance and enable data-driven decision-making for your personnel and customers.

Receiving

We deliver software features for optimizing the receiving process. You can ensure a seamless transition from the inbound to their organized distribution in the warehouse. Keep stock organized on its shelves upon arrival.

Technology integration

Seamlessly integrate the warehouse management system with other technologies in the company, such as barcode scanner RFID. Digitalize your internal process and decrease stock losses.

Traceability of goods

Increase traceability by using custom software to accurately track the movement of goods in the warehouse and after shipping. Improve inventory management and monitoring precision with track trace technology and digital Proof of Delivery (POD).

Returns management

Effectively manage product returns with customized return packaging management software features, such as KLT. Provide your company with green and sustainable technology for smooth and environmentally friendly practices.

Transportation integration

Integrate with transportation management systems (TMS) for a holistic approach to efficiently plan routes and optimize transportation. Ensure on-time delivery and cost-effective operations with maximum customer satisfaction.

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Truck owners assistance application

An Android and iOS application, as well as Web portal development for truckers and trucking businesses. The software would streamline payment and documentation submission while supporting cargo pick-up and delivery processes.
Country
United States
Duration
2018-ongoing
Service
CTOaaS & Digital Transformation
Industry
Logistics & Transportation
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Industries

We provide the best WMS systems for specific industries in our respective niche. We are focused experts in defined areas of business.

Logistics

Integrate your warehouse operations with our WMS solution. Streamline order processing by combining it with complex internal operations. Gain full control over your goods flow and data insights with real-time visibility. Reduce costs and maximize overall operational efficiency.

Transportation

Streamline outbound shipment management and related transportation operations with our WMS. Track trucks in real-time from warehouse to destination. Get the best score in optimizing the entire process of moving goods. Reduce transportation time with lower shipment frequency. Gain an edge with advanced WMS features.

Supply Chain

Get a comprehensive outlook and full control of your supply chain with our WMS custom development. Take advantage of complex visibility to optimize processes at each stage within the supply chain. Minimize fulfillment time and increase process agility by leveraging data-driven decision-making in our WMS software development.

Why Adexin

A unique symbiosis of education and practical experience helps our custom logistics software development company solve customer tasks at the highest possible quality level.

Adexin Tools

We are working on creating our own IP, which accumulates our industrial and technical expertise in the form of ready-made codebase. Adexin Tools helps us start new projects more efficiently. It includes solutions for data management and outdoor tracking.

Expert group

Through Expert Group, you can get access to our top specialists and turn to them for assistance in any matter. A one-stop way to have all your questions answered and concerns addressed!

Industrial focus and education

We are on a constant lookout for ways to improve our workflow and deepen our expertise. By being aware of the most recent technology developments, we stay on top of the market and participate in its growth. We adopt innovations that will benefit our clients and their projects, help us improve our operations, and ensure even higher consumer satisfaction.

Effective process

Adexin is recognized as one of the top software developers in supply chain, logistics and transportation globally by Clutch. Our experts always work with the client's needs in mind, sticking to their main objectives and preferences. Our hard work and consistency in all business processes ensure our clients receive high-quality solutions.

Scalable solutions

Modern software needs to be built with scalability in mind. Our logistics software solutions provide scalability options for maximum revenue increase at a minimal additional cost. Our skilled developers build software that can be easily adjusted and enriched with additional features in the future.

Full-stack software development

Full-stack teams are capable of working on many different facets of web and mobile app development, which means they can help advance your business and increase revenue for your firm. Moreover, you'll get improved customer service, quicker time-to-market, higher efficiency, and improved scalability.

Adjustable process

Hired a small development team and want to expand it? Require the addition of new features? Adexin is happy to adjust the initiated process to your demands. We offer flexible contracts to make sure your changing needs are accounted for at every stage of our collaboration.

Cloud-based solutions

Cloud technology is an on-demand, self-service environment. It is essential to achieving end-to-end digital transformation. Cloud-based solutions help lower costs, increase performance, and provide more options for innovation. Increased agility and flexibility also come with cloud access. These two qualities are essential to satisfy a customer and industry expectations.

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How custom top warehouse management system help

Get the best-in-class WMS software with customized development. Define your warehouse operations with features tailored to your specific business needs. See how you can not only increase the efficiency of your logistics but also the integration capabilities within transportation and supply chain operations.

Optimized warehouse space and costs

The WMS analyses space utilization, minimizing waste and lowering material handling costs. Your personnel doesn't have to search for items. It also lowered costs that arose from losses and time spent on warehouse searches. The system enables material rotation, which increases space efficiency and minimizes storage expenses.

Inventory visibility

The WMS provides real-time inventory visibility. That's another way how to prevent losses and backorders and get accurate delivery estimates. This shortly led to increased customer satisfaction. It is a crucial fact that automation of these processes helps with inventory replenishment.

More efficient operations

The WMS assigns tasks based on employee skills. This means that processes can be digitized, and proximity and equipment can be implemented. This means that employees won't have to move through the warehouse to course locations due to optimized travel time within the warehouse. You can get transparent job forecasting and scanning, which increases productivity, reduces double-checking, and improves picking accuracy, which ultimately reduces labor costs.

Traceable materials

The WMS makes it easy to track inventory materials using a coding system such as LOT, Batch, and serial numbers. This provides full traceability and reduces redundancy when implemented with barcode labeling as well. Accurate inventory planning and allocation can be ensured, as well as real-time system updates.

Optimized supply chain

A WMS streamlines internal warehouse operations. Implementing a WMS leads to increased operational efficiency and cost reduction. Processes and information exchange with internal and external partners can be significantly improved. Broader supply chain processes can be optimized.

Internal automation

A WMS allows you to integrate additional automation technologies into your warehouse. You can integrate devices and machines based on IoT connectivity. In this way, you can simplify processes and increase scalability. In this way, you support continuous improvement of operations.

Efficient shipment management

The WMS effectively manages the scheduling of inbound and outbound shipments. You can optimize movements based on available manpower and equipment. It connects with transportation management systems (TMS) to optimize your supply chain further.

Continuous improvement

The WMS is used as a technology tool for continuous improvement. It enables incremental deployment and updates with newly developed features. The cloud-based WMS facilitates immediate updates and reduces the need for large IT teams.

Main stages for the best warehouse management system development

We drive innovation among industries of our focus with software solutions customized to the specific of your business.

  • 1

    Understanding needs

    1 week

    This step usually includes a series of meetings between you and our teams to discuss your business needs and pains. Also, we suggest signing an NDA to protect your sensitive information.

  • 2

    Solution and estimation

    1 week

    When requirements are clear enough, our team of experts determines the best suitable solution and provides a rough estimation of required time and resources, based on their extensive experience.

  • 3

    Project planning

    1 week

    When we understand the scope of the project, we will jointly plan the budget, timeline, and team structure. Also, this phase includes drafting an official agreement.

  • 4

    Phase 1.0

    ~3-12 months

    Adexin strongly recommends determining which functions and features of the new software are critical for the business and need to be implemented and tested in the first place. This phase can also be called the MVP phase. Usually, we follow the Kanban methodology during logistics software development. This gives the project flexible planning, fast output, clear focus, and transparency during the development cycle. We apply a Full picture reporting approach to make sure all parties are clear about the progress. This approach includes each team member's daily status reports, the whole team's weekly reports, biweekly demos, and monthly invoicing.

  • 5

    Phase 1.0 test

    ~1-2 months

    Getting the initial feedback from real users is very important. Having an MVP helps you to test your assumptions and business model. It allows you to really understand how users use the software, what should be added, and what needs to be fixed.

  • 6

    Phase 2.0 and more

    as much as needed

    Congrats, your first test showed that the project is promising and worth expanding. We will be glad to continue working on your project and grow together. The next phases can contain advanced features, additional functions, and logic requested by your users.

Being among those system providers that always ensure the highest performance and quality, we are the company leading in delivering a top warehouse management system tailored to the needs of logistics, transportation, and the supply chain. We constantly focus on providing ongoing support with a perspective on the continuous improvement process of the best WMS software. With strong confidence in our capabilities and customer focus, we deliver software that complies with exact time frames and costs.

Our approach, which is highly focused on customers, allows us to create more suitable solutions for customers who can better adapt to economic changes. We bet on agility in our development while leaving extra space for additional steps in development when required. Adexin delivers dedicated personnel who are highly committed to boosting your business and helping you scale faster.

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FAQ

You can better recognize crucial considerations about warehouse management system development (WMS) from the following questions and answers. This section tells you more about how custom software development is a game-changer that offers flexibility to your operations and business freedom beyond software vendors. Learn more about how to get on the right path in your business and gain more effective results.

What is WMS system software?

Warehouse Management System (WMS) software is an application designed to manage and optimize operations in a warehouse or distribution center. It includes inventory tracking, order processing, and general warehouse management.
One of the primary functions of a WMS is to provide real-time visibility of inventory levels. It allows companies to track the flow of goods. This allows you to monitor inventory levels and ensure accurate inventory. It is a way to reduce the risk of running out or overstocking.
The WMS streamlines the order fulfillment process, optimizing order picking and, in subsequent stages, packing and shipping. It automates order processing workflows so you can reap the benefits of increased efficiency. A WMS can help significantly reduce errors and increase the overall speed of order processing.

What are the four types of warehouse management systems?

Four main types of warehouse management systems (WMS) meet different business needs and technology priorities:


Standalone WMS
A standalone WMS operates as an independent system dedicated solely to warehouse management. This type is chosen by companies looking for a specialized solution focused solely on optimizing and streamlining warehouse operations without the complexity of broader business applications. The best option for this WMS solution is custom software development.


ERP WMS (enterprise resource planning)
ERP WMS integrates seamlessly with broader enterprise resource planning systems. This type of WMS provides a unified approach to business processes by integrating warehouse management functions into a comprehensive package. It enables organizations to manage warehouse operations and other aspects of their business through a centralized system. You can use custom software development services to help you integrate WMS with your ERP.


WMS in the cloud
Cloud-based WMS solutions are hosted on cloud platforms. They offer good scalability. This type of WMS allows companies to leverage the power of the cloud by facilitating remote access. You can get real-time updates and the flexibility to scale operations up or down based on changing business needs. It also reduces the burden of maintaining local infrastructure.


Open-Source WMS
Open-source WMS provides systems with a source code that is publicly available for modification. This type allows companies to customize the software to meet their unique requirements. An open-source system solution fosters a community-based approach. It means it encourages collaboration and innovation among developers. Organizations benefit from the ability to customize WMS for specific workflows.

How much is a warehouse management system?

Determining the cost of a warehouse management system (WMS) requires consideration of several factors that affect the overall investment. Here is a more comprehensive overview:


Size and complexity of the business
The scale and complexity of business operations play a key role in determining the cost of a WMS. Larger companies with complex supply chains and extensive inventory management needs may require a more sophisticated and feature-rich system, which can impact overall costs.


Features and functionalities
The specific features and functions required by a company have a significant impact on the cost of a WMS. Basic systems with basic features may have a lower initial cost. More advanced features such as real-time analytics, automation, and integration capabilities may add to the higher price.


WMS type
Different types of WMS, such as standalone, integrated with ERP, cloud-based, or open-source, have different cost structures. Standalone systems may have lower upfront costs, while cloud-based solutions often involve subscription fees. ERP-integrated WMS systems can be part of a broader software package. These factors are affecting the overall price.


Implementation costs
The implementation process involves additional costs. It may include software installation, data migration, and employee training. The complexity of the implementation can affect overall costs. Companies should budget for software licensing and the professional services needed for a successful implementation.

What is the value of warehouse management?

The overall value of warehouse management goes beyond mere logistics. A WMS contributes significantly to a company's overall productivity and future success. Here are four key benefits:


Improved inventory accuracy
Warehouse management systems (WMS) improve inventory accuracy by providing real-time insight into inventory levels and locations. Accurate inventory data reduces the risk of out-of-stock or excess inventory.


Improved operational efficiency
The WMS optimizes warehouse processes such as order picking, packing, and shipping. Automation of routine tasks streamlines operations, reduces manual errors, and increases overall productivity.


Improved supply chain management
A WMS is key in broader supply chain management, providing insight into inventory movement, order processing, and overall warehouse performance. By facilitating data-driven decision-making, companies can respond quickly to market changes.


Cost reduction
Implementing an effective WMS results in cost reductions in a variety of ways. Simply by minimizing order processing errors, companies avoid returns and re-shipment costs.

What does the WMS feature?

Here are eight crucial WMS features:


Inventory tracking
Real-time monitoring of inventory levels, location, and movement in the warehouse.


Order processing and shipping
Streamlined workflows for efficient order picking, packing, and shipping.
Receiving and shipping management
Automated processes for receiving goods into the warehouse and managing shipments.


Real-time visibility and traceability
Instant access to up-to-date information on inventory, orders, and overall warehouse activity.


Demand forecasting and market predictions
Tools to predict future demand based on historical data and market trends.


Automation functions
Automate routine tasks to improve efficiency, reduce errors, and increase overall productivity.


KPI reporting and analytics
Robust tools to analyze warehouse performance. It is what generates reports and gains insights.


Integration features
Seamless integration with other business systems, such as ERP and legacy systems, to ensure data consistency.

How does WMS improve your operations?

Warehouse management systems (WMS) streamline operations using a variety of software engines and technologies. Here are selected facts about how WMS systems streamline operations:


Streamlined processes
WMS optimizes warehouse workflows by automating tasks such as order processing, inventory tracking, and replenishment.


Reducing errors
Automation and real-time visibility minimize manual errors. It reduces inaccuracies in inventory management and overall warehouse processes.


Increased speed of order fulfillment
Automating and optimizing order picking, packing, and shipping with WMS speeds up the order fulfillment process.


Real-time visibility and decision-making
A WMS provides real-time visibility into warehouse operations. Here is how you're enabled with quick and informed decision-making.

What is the difference between custom WMS software and COTS?

Custom Warehouse Management System (WMS) software and Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solutions offer different approaches to meeting companies' specific unique needs. Here's a compilation of the key differences:


Custom WMS software
Custom WMS software is specifically tailored to the unique requirements and workflows of a particular company. This approach involves developing a WMS solution from scratch or customizing existing software to match an organization's processes precisely.


COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) WMS
COTS WMS solutions are off-the-shelf, standardized software packages that are commercially available and designed for the wider market. These solutions include features designed to meet typical warehouse management needs.

How long does the WMS software development process take?

The development timeline for Warehouse Management System (WMS) software can vary significantly depending on several factors. Here are the key factors that affect the timeline:


Complexity of requirements
The complexity and depth of functions required in a WMS play a key role. A more complex system with advanced features may require a longer development time.


Personalization needs
Suppose a WMS is being developed from scratch or requires extensive customization to fit specific business processes. Development time is likely to be longer. Customization increases complexity and may require more thorough testing.


Integration requirements
Integrating a WMS with existing systems, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) software or customer relationship management (CRM) systems. It can impact the development schedule.

What people need to be involved in the WMS custom software development process?

Successful development of a warehouse management system (WMS) requires collaboration between different professionals with diverse skills. Here are the key roles that should be involved in the custom WMS software development process:


Business analysts
Business analysts play a key role in understanding business requirements and translating them into technical specifications. They work closely with stakeholders to gather and document detailed functional and non-functional requirements for the WMS.


Project managers
Project managers oversee the entire development process, ensuring that the project remains on schedule and budget. They coordinate tasks and allocate resources internally.


Software developers
Software developers are responsible for writing the code that brings the WMS system to life. They can be front-end and back-end developers, as well as database specialists. Their experience is crucial in building functionality and ensuring system performance.

How does WMS impact the supply chain and transportation?

Warehouse management systems (WMS) have a significant impact on both supply chain and transportation. Here is how a WMS impacts these aspects:


Increased inventory visibility
A WMS provides real-time visibility into inventory levels, location, and movement within a warehouse. This visibility extends throughout the supply chain. It allows you to make informed decisions based on accurate and timely inventory information.


Optimized order fulfillment
The WMS streamlines order fulfillment processes, improving the speed and accuracy of picking, packing and shipping in the warehouse. This optimization directly impacts transportation, ensuring more efficient and timely order processing.


Dynamic routing and transportation planning
The WMS can integrate with transportation management systems to facilitate dynamic routing and planning. Optimize routes based on real-time inventory levels.

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