Enterprise Resource Planning Suppliers’ Expanding Supply Chain Functionality

In the wholesale distribution segment, user companies need both ERP and WMS functionality, but also may want other functions including e-commerce. Iptor’s users are after an ERP that has vertical industry functionality and integrated WMS to execute fulfillment.

The caveat with distributors is that an ERP vendor’s WMS functionality needs some advanced, “Tier 1” type capabilities, such as RF device support and system-directed picking, cartonization, task interleaving or support for voice picking.