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Acatech Solutions, Inc.

  • Founded in 1988 in California, the company sells and supports the Andaris Warehouse Management System.

Accellos

  • Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Accellos entered the WMS market with its 2006 acquisition of Canadian-based Radio Beacon which had a strong Windows-based WMS install base for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs).  Accellos sells the 3 different editions of the One Warehouse solution(Collect Edition; Manage Edition; Fulfill Edition), One Schedule, One Slot solutions and One Warehouse Data Collection for Microsoft Dynamics GP. 
  • Accellos has approximate revenues of $US 35 Million with 160 employees. Accellos focuses on SMBs and has a global network of partners to help sell and service the application. Integrations are supported to the Microsoft Dynamics suite; Sage ERP Accpac; Sage Pro ERP; Sage ERP MAS 500/200/90; and SAP Business One.

Access Data Systems

  • Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Norristown, PA, ADS sells the CompassIM Warehouse Management System for companies seeking an affordable WMS application.

Advanced Systems Consultants (ASC)

  • Founded in 1991 in Ohio, the company sells and supports the ASCTrac® Warehouse Management System which has been installed in many smaller to mid-sized facilities.  They also have an impressive mobile delivery tracking / route accounting system called ASCRoute®.

AFS Technologies Inc.

  • AFS Technologies, Inc. entered the WMS industry through its 2008 acquisition of Motek, the provider of Priya(R), a WMS with an install base in the mid-tier food and beverage production and distribution industry.  AFS develops software targeted to the food and beverage vertical.  In 2009, the company acquired Interactive Management Systems, Inc. (IMS), a provider of ERP, processing and WMS to the meat and seafood industry.

AGI Worldwide

  • In 2006, AGI Worldwide acquired FinalMove Software Inc. (formerly Knapp Software which was acquired from Mont LLC).  Their flagship WMS product is now called AGI Warehouse Management System and is sold with modules to manage 3PL billing, manufacturing execution, slotting, and parcel shipping.

Appolis Inc.

  • Founded in 2001 in Minneapolis, MN, Appolis focuses on developing applications utilizing Microsoft technologies. The “WithoutWire Warehouse” is targeted to companies seeking a Microsoft-based WMS application.

AquiTec

  • Founded in 1970 as Worldwide Chain Stores Systems (WCSS), AquiTec continues to market its solutions for purchasing, order processing, warehousing and labor management targeted to the Grocery industry, primarily in the United Kingdom.

Argos Software

  • Founded in 1979 in Michigan, Argos Software develops and services its ABECAS Insight WMS and freight management solutions.

ASAP Automation

  • Headquartered in Louisville, KY, ASAP Automation is an established supplier and integrator of automated / mechanized and material handling systems.  To support their client projects, the company sells its Exacta WMS.

ASC Inc.

  • ASC is a software developer of warehousing, manufacturing and data collection applications.  Their WMS software is called ASCTrac.

Asgard Software

  • Founded in 1992 in Ireland, Asgard Software develops and services its Asgard WMS solution.

ATMS

  • In business for 25 years and headquartered in Birmingham, England. ATMS has a WMS and Supply Chain Track and Trace System application called StockTrack PLUS.  The company has an impressive customer base and operates from offices in Birmingham, Dubai, Manila and China.

Automation Associates Inc.

  • Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Automation Associates has developed the RF Pathways WMS which is Microsoft-Certified.

BFC Software

  • BFC Associates / BFC Software is based in Batavia, IL and is specialized in delivering warehouse software solutions to the Food service and Convenience Store industries.  The company develops and sells the BFC Dakota FS-WMS.

BloxxIT Solutions B.V

  • BLOXX IT Solutions BV is headquartered in Zundert, Netherlands.  The company sells a WMS called MBS StoreVision as part of its  LogisticVision Suite.

Boon Software

  • Boon Software Consulting Pte Ltd is based in Singapore and has developed the Symphony Logistics Suite which includes OMS, TMS, CMS and WMS.  The WMS-Online application is the company’s 100% web-based warehouse system. Boon claims 150 logistics sites spreading over 15 countries including USA, Japan and Asia Pacific region.

Cadre Technologies

  • Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Denver, Cadre Technologies targets 3PLs and wholesale distributors with its WMS solution.  In 2006, the company acquired another WMS vendor called the LDS Corporation which had developed the AccuPlus and Verus WMS applications. Today the company develops Cadence (WMS/TMS/OMS/3PL Billing), LogiView (visibility), and Accuplus (WMS for 3PL).

Camelot 3PL Software

  • Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Camelot 3PL Software sells a WMS called 3PLink WMS which is a set of modules built to manage orders, inventory and billing of a 3rd Party Public Warehouse operation.

Cape Systems Inc.

  • In 2005, Vertex interactive acquired Cape Systems and rebranded to Cape Systems Group.  The company’s flagship warehouse software is Cape eWMS which was first released in 1995.  Vertex Interactive entered the WMS market when it acquired Renaissance Software Inc. and Applied Tactical Systems in 2000.

CDC Software Corporation

  • Headquartered in Hong Kong, CDC Software Corporation (CDCSY) is a global provider of enterprise software solutions to medium and large enterprises with revenues of approximately $US 240 Million and 1200 employees globally. In the North America, CDC Software is headquartered out of Atlanta.  The company has grown largely through acquisitions (e.g. Industri-Matematik International, Ross Systems, Pivotal).  CDC Software acquired Catalyst International in 2007 and its operations were merged with IMI, a developer of order management software.  In 2005, Catalyst International was a $40 Million provider of WMS software with a strong presence in the retail sector as well as a dedicated SAP supply chain services practice.  Today the company goes to market with a solution called CDC SCM which includes WMS, TMS, OMS, Demand Planning, etc.   
  • On October 28, 2011, CDC Corporation (CDC Software Corporation's parent company) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. CDC listed $377.4 million in assets and $250.2 million in debt as of June 30, 2011 in Chapter 11 documents filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Atlanta.  In January, 2012, NASDAQ announced the delisting of Class A common stock of CDC Corporation. 

Ceritar Technologies Inc.

  • Ceritar Technologies is a Canadian software company with offices in France and Saudi Arabia.  Founded in 1996, the company has developed an extensive logistics ERP software suite that supports warehouse management targeting 3PL/4PL warehouses and public refrigerated warehouses.

Chess Logistics Technology Ltd

  • Headquartered in Manchester, England, Chess Logistics Technology develops the Empirica and Empirica Lite WMS solutions with a strong presence in the UK.

Click Commerce Inc.

  • Click Commerce Inc. is a diversified software company.  In 2005, the company acquired Optum Inc. which was originally founded as American Turnkey in 1985.  At the time, Optum had annual sales of $US 40 Million from its MOVETM WMS and Warehouse Express product which was acquired from V3 Systems.  The Click Commerce flagship WMS product is called MOVETM.

Clydebuilt Business Solutions

  • Clydebuilt was founded in 1989 and is a privately-held WMS/TMS solution provider based in the UK.   The company has developed the LocateIT WMS, a warehouse management system that is used in a number of different environments including manufacturing, contract packing, 1st party warehousing and 3PL. Current customers are in the UK, Belgium and France.

Consafe Logistics

  • Consafe Logistics is headquartered in Lund, Sweden and was founded in 2004 though a merger of MA-system Control and ABB.  Today the company is part of the JCE Group which is a large multinational with over 10,000 employees (Consafe has about 400).  Consafe’s supply chain execution / WMS software is the Astro Warehouse Management System. Consafe Logistics has a strong market presence in Northern European markets with implementation offices in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, and the United Kingdom. 
  • Consafe has developed an interesting 3D visual technology that allows a company to analyze activities going on inside a warehouse.

Daifuku America

  • Daifuku America’s eWareNavi WMS is a full-featured WMS application.  The company also offers Rx WMS Lite for smaller warehouses and Rx WCS which is a warehouse control system to support its core focus which is to sell automated material handling equipment.

Datex Corporation

  • Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Tampa, FL; Datex provides a WMS solution called Footprint which has been implemented in a variety of verticals including Food and 3PL.  The company also provides an array of modular supply chain software solutions that include purchasing, EDI, transportation management and field service management for dispatch and repair operations.

Delta Software

  • Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Wakefield, United Kingdom, Delta Software has developed the DeltaWMS application which has been deployed throughout the UK and in continental Europe.

Dematic (HK Systems)

  • Dematic acquired HK Systems in 2010.  HK Systems was originally formed by the merger of Harnischfeger Engineers, Eaton-Kenway and Western Atlas (formerly Litton conveyors and von Gal Palletizers).  HK started out as a manufacturer and integrator of automated and mechanized material handling systems in the mid-1960’s.  In 1988, HK released the STOCKMASTER WMS which was one of the original WMS applications in the industry.  They acquired the source code to the Neptune WMS in 1996 which later was released as the iristaWarehouse application sold by Irista (a division of HK Systems).  In 1998, Irista acquired TMS vendor Kitimat and distribution software vendor Fourgen/Endura (later sold to Gilliani in 2002).  The flagship products are iristaWarehouse WMS and iristaTransport TMS. HK has also developed extensive warehouse control software. In Germany, Dematic has developed a warehouse management system that has been sold into the company’s global customer base for automation solutions.

Deposco

  • Established in 2004, Deposco is a small emerging vendor based in Alpharetta, GA.  The company provides several cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions including its WMS which is branded as ShipForce. The company has been involved in some projects in nontraditional markets such as in the hospitality and financial service markets.

Donachie, Fenton & Associates, Inc.

  • Founded in 1996 in Valley Stream, NY, DFA develops and services its DLOC WMS solution with a track record in the Paper/Packaging industry & in operations with value added processing requirements.

eBizNET Solutions

  • Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, eBizNET Solutions is a provider of several supply chain technology solutions including the SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) eBizNET Warehouse Management System (WMS).  The company sells direct to customers and also through partners such as NetSuite, SPS Commerce and others. eBizNET is an integrated partner solution available for the NetSuite platform.

Epic Data

  • Epic Data has been in business for over 30 years and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. The company sells and services its Epic Data MMS system for warehousing to  customers in Canada, the U.S., the UK and China.

Epicor

  • Epicor is a recognized ERP software solution provider that provides a suite of distribution management applications that include a module called the Epicor warehouse management system.

Foxfire Technologies

  • Foxfire Technologies is a smaller specialized developer of shop floor data collection systems.  The Foxfire Warehouse Management System has a strong presence in the Apparel industry.

Generix Group

  • Generix Group is the result of a merger between 3 companies: Generix; Influe which was acquired in 2007; and Infolog which was acquired in 2008. The company develops and supports the Infolog transport, warehouse management and traceability solutions including the Infolog WMS warehouse management system.  Generix Group has a strong European presence, especially in France (where it is headquartered), with 300 of its 320 customers based in Europe. Generix goes to market through 7 subsidiaries in Europe and a Partner Network for the rest of the world.
  • The company is trying to expand into the North American WMS market where it has a limited presence.  Infolog WMS is a mature product implemented in more than 20 countries. The company has approximately 560 employees and $US 100 Million revenue of which WMS accounts for 25% of sales.

HAL Systems Inc.

  • Founded in 1983, HAL Systems develops and supports the HALWMS application which is written using IDOL-IV, a 4GL language from Thoroughbred Software International.

High Jump Software

  • Headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN, HighJump Software was originally founded in 1983 as Data Collection Systems Inc. The company was acquired in 2004 by 3M.  In early 2008, 3M divested HighJump to a private equity firm, Battery Ventures.  The company claims about 350 WMS customers of which 80% are in North America with the balance in Europe, Latin America and Asia. HighJump has about 300 employees.  
  • HighJump Software offers a WMS solution that is highly configurable and scalable for small business up to large enterprises.  Integrated Manufacturing Execution, Shop Floor Data Collection, Labor Management, Yard Management and Transportation Management are available as part of their suite of supply chain execution systems.  HighJump’s WMS is well-suited to customers that want to take on and own support the product, including functional changes, with minimal IT resources.  The Highjump WMS is primarily deployed on the Microsoft operating system although it can also work with the Oracle Database on the Unix/Linux platform. A strong direct store delivery solution is offered for companies with DSD requirements.

Inconso

  • Inconso means Integration-Consulting-Software. The company was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Bad Nauheim, Germany.  The firm employs approximately 360 people and had 2009 sales of   € 40 Million. Inconso has developed an array of supply chain execution applications that include: warehouse management; transportation; load space optimization; Dangerous Goods Management; Supply Chain Visibility; as well as SAP LES Add-Ons.  The inconsoWMS product suite can be deployed in 2 versions (S = Standard for more simple warehouses; and X = eXtended for more complex operations).

Infor

  • Founded in 2002, Infor obtained its WMS capabilities through its acquisition of SSA Global in 2006. SSA Global had acquired multiple WMS companies including EXE Technologies and Provia in addition to their Warehouse Boss solution acquired from Computer Associates.  Infor is the world’s 3rd largest provider of enterprise software and the 10th largest software company in the world. Infor is owned by Golden Gate Capital (80%); Summit Partners (8%); and employees (12%).
  • Today, Infor’s flagship product is the Infor10 SCE (Supply Chain Execution) solution which is a rewrite of the WM 4000 product on a modern architecture with a Web user interface. This solution is integrated to other SCE components including LMS, Slotting, TMS and YMS. A significant percentage of Infor’s customer base for this solution is from the Asia/Pacific and EMEA markets.
  • The company also offers WM 2000 which has a long-term legacy in high-volume retail environments, particularly in grocery, and it still has a modest install base of users in these environments (this goes back to the original Dallas Systems application).  WM 2000 offers engineered labor standards, integrated voice and slotting, and multi-language support, including double-byte language. WM 2000 is not the vendor’s go-forward WMS solution.

Integrated Visual Systems

  • Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Matthews, NC,  Integrated Visual Systems  sells and services the QuickPick® warehouse management system.

Intek Integration Technologies

  • Intek was founded in 1987 in Bellevue, WA.  Their flagship product is WHSe-LINK® WMS on the iSeries platform.  The company’s flagship product is Warehouse LibrarianTM which equipped with a slotting application. The company has primarily been successful in the retail sector.

Interlink Technologies

  • Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Frisco, TX, Interlink Technologies is one of the original WMS vendors from the old days.  Their flagship product is WHSe-LINK® WMS on the iSeries platform.

IQMS

  • Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Paso Robles, CA , IQMS has developed an ERP software system called EnterpriseI which mainly targets the manufacturing community.  Within the Manufacturing ERP System IQMS offers an integrated Warehouse Management System application.

JDA Software Group / RedPraine

  • Headquartered in Alpharetta, GA, JDA-RedPrairie (hereafter RedPrairie) is one of the top 2 WMS vendors from a revenue perspective. RedPrairie started out as McHugh Freeman & Associates in 1975.  The company’s first WMS application originated in the mid-1980’s. They acquired TMS vendor Weseley Software in 1996.  The company rebranded to McHugh Software in 1997 after departing as a division of Pinnacle Automation.  Acquisitions in 1998 included Software Architects Inc. (SAI) (WMS)  and Gagnon & Associates (LMS). The company rebranded as RedPrairie in 2002.  In 2004, RedPrairie acquired LIS, a WMS vendor with a strong presence in Europe.  In 2005 RedPrairie was acquired by private equity fund company Francisco Partners.  Subsequent acquisitions include RangeGate Mobile Solutions (2005), Alta (2006), Marc Global (WMS) (2006), BlueCube Software (2006), StorePerform Technologies (2007) and GEOCOMtms (2007).  The RedPrairie Collaborative Flowcasting Group, LLC for demand-driven forecasting was launched in 2009. In May 2010, RedPrairie acquired on-demand WMS vendor SmartTurn which deploys WMS using a Software as a cloud-based Service (SaaS) model. In 2010, RedPrairie was acquired by New Mountain Capital, a firm dealing in private equity and growth capital investments.  In 2011, the company acquired SofTechnics, Shippers Commonwealth, and Escalate Retail for alternative channel commerce and on-demand TMS.  On Nov. 1, 2012, New Mountain Capital anounced the merger of the JDA Software Group and RedPrairie to form a new supply chain planning and execution software vendor that will continue under the name of JDA Software Group. The combined firms have revenues exceeding $US 1 Billion.
  • As a result of its acquisition history, RedPrairie has multiple WMS offerings, several of which are legacy products. The company currently develops, sells and implements an integrated suite of supply chain execution software systems called Commerce in Motion which includes WMS, TMS, LMS (WFM), YMS Slotting, retail workforce management and retail store operations.  Their flagship WMS applications are RedPrairie Warehouse Management (formerly WM/D, or Discrete WMS) and Dispatcher (formerly WM/R). RedPrairie Warehouse Management is a functionally-rich WMS that was developed on a component-based architecture and can be deployed locally or as a hosted solution.  Dispatcher is a mature functionally-deep solution for moderately complex warehouses and with a strong market base in Europe. The company sells its solutions in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Kare Technologies Inc.

  • Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Warwick, Rhode Island, Kare Technologies sells and services the Visual Warehouse WMS solution.

KEYfields Pte Ltd

  • Headquartered in Singapore, KEYfields sells and services the iWMS solution (designed using the .NET technology) as part of its suite of software applications.

Knapp Logistics & Automation Inc.

  • Knapp AG has its headquarters in Hart bei Graz, Austria and U.S. operations are out of Kennesaw, GA.  The company has been in the business of supplying integrated automated material handling solutions for 55 years.  Mainly to support their client installations / projects, Knapp sells the KiSoft WMS application.

Knighted

  • Acquired by Intelligrated in December, 2012.
  • Knighted has developed a 100% Java-based WMS solution called Vision WMS that is web-enabled and supports on or off premise solutions (SaaS, Cloud, or ASP/hosted).  Knighted also has a fully integrated labor management system and voice solution integrated into their WMS offering.

Lenoir Technologies, Inc.

  • Lenoir is based in Naugatuck, CT and started up in 2010.
  • The company is specialized in developing solutions for cloud Java Environments including: Controlled Desktop Environment; SaaS Warehouse Management; Software Development & Translation.  The company specializes in the 3PL, food and beverage, and lumber/forest industries amongst others.

Logfire

  • Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Logfire is a recent start-up that has developed its Warehouse Management System (WMS) as a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product.  The company also has a Productivity Tracking System (PTS).  Several members of the Logfire leadership team originated from Aldata and Manhattan Associates.  The company has a limited presence in North America and is one of the few WMS vendors with strong representation in Latin America in markets such as Chili, Peru, Columbia, and Brazil.  Logfire opened a sales/support operation in India in November 2011, which will service the Asia/Pacific region and provide global support. Their software has been implemented in the retail and apparel markets amongst others.

Logility

  • Logility was originally founded in 1997 as a supply chain planning (i.e. forecasting software) division of American Software. The division was combined with another subsidiary called Distribution Sciences that developed transportation planning and execution software.  In 2004 Logility acquired the highly popular Demand Management forecasting software company.  Logility’s flagship WMS is the Voyager WarehousePRO® which is one component of its Voyager suite of supply chain planning & execution solutions.

@logistics Reply

  • @logistics Reply is a subsidiary of the Reply group company which is a European I.T. services firm (consulting, integration, BPO services, etc.)that has been in business since 1997. Reply Group had 2011 revenues of 440M Euros. @logistics Reply provides 2 WMS solutions: Click Reply and SideUp Reply (both have separate web sites).  Click Reply is a typically deployed as a hosted solution or as a locally installed solution while SideUp Reply is a SaaS (Software as a Service) application.  The company has a significant presence in Europe and is expanding into other markets. Industries served include automotive, grocery and food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, telecommunications, 3PL, fashion and parts distribution.

Made4Net LLC

  • Founded in 2006 and headquartered in New Jersey, Made4Net is a supply chain execution vendor specializing in WMS, TMS, and Proof of Delivery (POD) solutions to the small and midsize market.  Their WMS is called the WarehouseExpertTM and has been installed in Europe, the Middle East, Panama, Thailand, & South Africa. Their solution suite includes DeliveryExpert, RoutingExpert, TransportExpert, LoadingExpert, YardExpert, and BillingExpert. The company is currently making inroads into the North American market.

Majure Data

  • Founded in 1982 in Alpharetta, GA, Majure Data is one of the oldest WMS vendors that has never been acquired or grown through acquisition.  The company’s flagship warehouse solution is the RF Navigator WMS which has a diverse industry install base.

Manhattan Associates

  • Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Manhattan Associates is one of the top 2 WMS vendors from a revenue perspective with annual sales in 2011 of $329 Million (which includes hardware sales at 9%).  Manhattan has been in the WMS industry for  almost 20 years and has 2,123 employees as at Dec. 31, 2011.
  • Manhattan offers three distinct WMS products within its supply chain execution suite of solutions which include WMS, TMS, LMS, Slotting, Supply Chain Planning, Supplier Enablement and Distributed Order Management.  Manhattan offers the WM application for the IBMi platform which is a mature application (20 years). Manhattan’s SCALE application (previously WM for Windows) is based on the Microsoft Windows.Net platform  and has a certified integration to Microsoft Dynamics AX.  SCALE is targeted to small and medium sized businesses and emerging countries. WMOS (Warehouse Management for Open Systems) is now available on the vendor’s SCOPE technical platform which includes TMS, distributed order management, inventory replenishment and planning.  SCOPE provides process modeling, workflow and scripting tools to enable functional customization without the need to touch source code. 
  • Manhattan’s 3 WMS solutions are different applications with different functionality offerings that are supported on different technology platforms.  WM for Windows is the less-expensive WMS offering and is focused on moderately complex facilities and 3PL logistics service providers.  WMOS is generally sold to customers that have more demanding high volume throughput requirements. WM for the IBMi platform is an older application that is sold to accounts that have IBMi as their platform of choice.   
  • Manhattan is strong in the North American (75% of revenue) and Western European markets and the company also has a large customer base in the Asia/Pacific rim.  The company is financially very healthy and is poised to maintain its leadership position within the supply chain management software industry.

Maves International

  • Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Maves International’s flagship product is e-Z Ware WMS targeted to the 3PL industry.

MiKroaid Limited

  • Headquartered in Doncaster, UK, MiKroaid sells the System 22 Warehouse Software System & Inventory Management Software targeted to companies seeking an affordable solution.

Mincron Software Systems

  • Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Houston, TX, Mincron has developed a suite of distribution and warehouse software solutions.  The companies warehouse application is called Warehouse Manager. In 2007, Mincron was acquired by Briarcliff Solutions Group (BSG) which also owns which also owns AL Systems. 

Minerva Associates, Inc.

  • Founded in 1973 and headquartered in San Diego, CA, Minerva Associates’ flagship product is the AIMS warehouse management system.

Next View Software Inc.

  • The Next View founders originally started Sonica Software Corporation in 1994 which was later sold to Swisslog in 2000.  Launched in 2007, Next View has developed a WMS with an SOA architecture that is available with an on demand labor management system (LMS) together with a supply chain visibility solution.

ONEWARE, Inc

  • Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Centennial, CO, Oneware’s is called Warehouse Management.

Optima Warehouse Solutions

  • Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Stafford, United Kingdom, Optima is a Microsoft partner that has developed a Warehouse Management System that is targeted to e-commerce fulfillment, co-packers, third party logistics firms, and distributors  The company offers SaaS hosted WMS solutions / Online “cloud computing”.

OPTIMUM S.A.- Information Technologies

  • Headquartered in Athens, Greece, OPTIMUM SA is a specialized supply chain software company that has developed the aberon WMS which has been widely deployed in 200+ facilities in Greece and in other Europe Countries as well.

Oracle

  • The Oracle E-Business Suite WMS is tightly integrated with the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) application, because it is part of the core data and process model of the EBS product. It has a wide customer install base of companies that use Oracle as their ERP solution. This product historically has not been considered as a stand-alone solution for non-EBS users but Oracle now supports this WMS as a standalone distributed application. 
  • Oracle also offers embedded WMS products through its JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle Retail (formerly Retek) enterprise solutions.
  • Oracle has a strong presence in certain market verticals including aerospace and defense, industrial manufacturing, high technology, telecommunications and life sciences.

PathGuide Technologies

  • Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Mukilteo, WA ; PathGuide Technologies’ flagship product is the Latitude warehouse management system.

Proteus Software

  • Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Birmingham, United Kingdom; Proteus is the developer of the Proteus® Warehouse Management software application.  The full Proteus® suite of application software includes inventory management, sales order processing, purchasing and financial accounting. Proteus has established centers of excellence in Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and Eastern Europe.  

Pulse Logistics Systems

  • Founded in 1990, Pulse Logistics Systems is from the land down under with headquarters in Hindmarsh, South Australia. The company has developed a Supply Chain Management Suite of systems that includes the PULSE WMS which has been deployed since the early 1990s.

QSSI

  • Founded in 1990, Quality Software Systems Inc. is the developer of PowerHouse/WMS which is their flagship WMS solution.  They also offer PowerHouse FastTrack, ePowerHouse, and PowerHouse TMS.

Retalix

  • In 2004, Retalix acquired OMI International which was a company that primarily developed software targeted to the wholesale and retail grocery industry.  In 2005, Retalix acquired Integrated Distribution Solutions, L.L.C., (IDS was founded 1981 as an enterprise software provider to the foodservice & convenience sectors).  The original OMI TRICEPS WMS has a strong engineered labor management solution alongside slotting and yard management applications.  The IDS Power Warehouse application is based on the iSeries and is often deployed as part of the original IDS suite of distribution management software.

Robocom Systems International

  • Robocom Systems International was founded in 1982.  The company merged with Radcliffe in 2006.  Today the company’s flagship WMS is RIMS (Robocom Inventory Management System).  The original Radcliffe WMS is still sold under the name of ROC Enterprise.  In Feb. 2011, Robocom acquired Cambar Solutions based in Charleston, South Carolina.

Royal 4 Systems

  • Founded in 1984 and based in Long Beach, CA, Royal 4 Systems develops, sells and services enterprise software for manufacturing and distribution.  The company’s WMS solution is called WISE and is sold alongside the company’s suite of WISE transportation modules.

RT Systems Inc.

  • Founded in 1989 and based in Farmington Hills, MI, RT Systems has developed the RT Locator Warehouse Management System which has a track record in tires and automotive warehousing amongst other industries.

Sage Software

  • Sage Software is well known for its Accpac ERP / accounting software.  The company licenses the Accelllos warehouse suite as its own private label WMS application.

SAP AG

  • SAP is an ERP vendor that offers 2 distinct WMS solutions that are different (ERP WM and SCM EWM). ERP WM is widely implemented - SAP company claims over 5000 warehouse installations though many of these are lesser complicated operations.  Nevertheless, SAP has the largest market share of the WMS market because many companies want integrated ERP/WMS solutions as opposed to integrating best of breed applications.
  • The company’s primary focus is on its SCM EWM Warehouse Management System which is fully integrated within the SAP Business Suite and also available as a stand-alone WMS solution.  SCM EWM was built on SAP NetWeaver to take advantage of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) consistent with SAP's newest solutions.  SCM EWM is intended to manage advanced warehousing operations and the company claims 100 live customers use the application.  For companies not planning on deploying the SAP Business Suite, the SCM EWM solution as a stand-alone solution will likely be of less interest given the fact that it is serviced by an ERP vendor.

Savant Software Inc.

  • Savant is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ and was originally established as Executive Performance Systems. Founded in 1987 as a technology services company, Savant developed a UNIX based, warehouse management solution for a large meat producer in the early 1990’s .  By 1997 the company began developing a Microsoft-centric WMS solution called the Savant WMS. It has been implemented in distribution centers since 1999.

Scout Inc.

  • Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Oakdale, MN, Scout has developed a suite of SAAS (software as a service) based supply chain / inventory management / warehousing applications including their TopShelf WMS.

Sentai Software

  • Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Sentai has developed a suite of distribution software applications which include the Pinpoint (Warehouse Trac) WMS.

Softeon

  • Founded 1999 and headquartered in Reston, VA, Softeon has developed the Softeon Warehouse Management System with strong functionality based on a service oriented architecture.  The company has also developed other modules to round out its supply chain execution suite such including its 3PL billing module, TMS, LMS, Distributed Order Management, Inventory Planning & Deployment and Direct Store Delivery. Softeon has strengths in providing supply chain portals that connect companies with suppliers and customers to increase visibility and real time communication.  Softeon has a strong offshore development organization (Softeon India Pvt. Ltd.) which has 350 employees who support the company’s R&D efforts.  Softeon’s customer base is primarily in North America.

Sologlobe Inc.

  • Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Sologlobe deploys and supports a suite of software called SOLOCHAIN™ which includes the SOLOCHAIN warehouse management system and manufacturing execution system, completely developed with advanced technology in a service oriented architecture. 

Sterling Commerce (Division of IBM)

  • Sterling Commerce started out in 1995 as a spin-off from Infosys and has its roots in providing EDI connectivity solutions.  The company acquired WMS vendor Yantra in 2004 and Nistevo (on-demand TMS) in 2007.  Sterling Commerce provides an integrated supply chain visibility, distributed order management system, WMS and TMS developed within a technologically advanced service oriented architecture.  In May 2010, IBM entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sterling Commerce from AT&T for $1.4 Billion.  Sterling’s 2,500 employees are now integrated into the IBM Websphere organization within the IBM Software Group.  It is our understanding that the Sterling Warehouse Management System is no longer being actively sold by IBM.

Swisslog

  • Founded in 1898 and headquartered in Switzerland, Swisslog is a large integrator of automated material handling systems. Swisslog is known for their ability to design and build complex automated distribution centers and has worked in the U.S. to design multiple automated Walmart grocery distribution centers.  The company’s flagship WMS is WarehouseManagerTM  though the product is not actively marketed outside the company’s client base.

Symphony EYC

  • Symphony EYC is a company that was founded in December, 2012 as a result of the merger of Aldata and EYC. Deployed in over 70 countries, Symphony EYC provides solutions to retailers and manufacturers.  Prior to the merger, Aldata was a midsize vendor with about 530 employees and a strong market presence in Europe (~80%) with less expansion into the Americas and the Asia/Pacific region.  Aldata had developed WMS capabilities for primarily for the grocery industry and also for retail execution and nonfood warehouses.  The company’s G.O.L.D. suite of enterprise applications includes modules for merchandising, sales, replenishment, logistics and store operations. 

Synergy Logistics

  • Founded in 1972, Synergy Logistics is a UK based software company with about 35 employees. The company has recently launched a U.S. office in Charleston ,SC. Synergy has an on-demand Warehouse Management System called Snapfulfil.    Synergy rewrote Snapfulfil in 2006 to be based on the latest in Web-based SaaS technologies for both product development and support services.  Synergy has about 30 customers  and offers a unique value proposition in that the company in that the customer does not pay anything until the software goes live. Synergy’s business model is subscription-based and since they take care of the turnkey implementation there is no up-front capital investment cost for the customer.

Systems Logic

  • Headquartered out of Brantford, ON, Systems Logic is a relatively new company that has developed a WMS application which it calls Wireless Warehouse in a Box which is targeted to small and medium sized businesses.  The interesting aspect of this application is that it combines Motorola mobile devices such as wearable computers and portable printers to enable productive and flexible solutions for all job functions.

Technology Group International

  • Founded in Toledo, Ohio in 1990, TGI is a provider of manufacturing / distribution software solutions to small and mid-market manufacturers and distributors. The company sells a distribution system called Enterprise 21 which includes the Enterprise WHS module.

TECSYS

  • Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, TECSYS is a public company (TSE:TCS) with the Brereton family owning 48% of the firm’s outstanding common shares.  TECSYS first entered the WMS market in 1998 by acquiring the rights to Provia’s Viaware WMS.  In 2001, TECSYS acquired TMS vendor Disticom and then in 2005, the company acquired ASI Technologies (iSeries WMS application).  The company’s flagship product line is the EliteSeries distribution management system targeted to distribution companies.  In 2010, TECSYS launched Visual Logistics which is new concept that enables RF users to receive visual information for all functional operations, products, etc.  TECSYS  generates revenue primarily from the U.S. and Canada and has a strong market penetration with small and medium size businesses.
  • Today, WMS represents one of the company’s multiple core competencies.  The company targets high volume distribution-centric firms; healthcare and hospital integrated delivery networks (IDNs); as well as industrial and equipment dealers.

UPP Technology Inc.

  • UPP Technology develops and services the IRMS suite of applications originally developed by Integrated Warehousing Solutions, LLC which was founded in 1986 as a division of UPP Business Holdings.  The company’s flagship WMS is the IRMS Warehouse Management™ system.

ValuTrack Corp.

  • Headquartered in Medway, MA, ValuTrack is a consulting and systems integration company that sells the IntelliTrack WMS.

Viastore Systems

  • Located in Grand Rapids, MI, Viastore Systems is an established material handling manufacturer of AS/RS, and Conveyor Systems.  Viastore has developed WMS and WCS Software Solutions that fall under the viad@t brand name.

Waer Systems Limited

  • Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Lancing, United Kingdom,  Waer Systems provides a range of supply chain software solutions which includes a WMS application called WaerLinx.

Westfalia Technologies Inc.

  • Westfalia is a large established automated material handling vendor that has been in business 35+ years and is based in York, PA.  Westfalia has developed a WMS application principally to service customers that have deployed the company’s material handling solutions including AS/RS, conveyors, pallet flow systems, and other robotic applications.

w3logistics AG

  • Headquartered in Dortmund, Germany, W3logistics AG has developed an ERP  suite that includes a warehouse module called w3/max which has been widely implemented in Europe.

wmsVision

  • Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Morrisville, NC, wmsVision sells the wmsView warehouse management system.

Wolin Design Group

  • Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Orange County, CA, Wolin Design Group (WDG) first released the Da Vinci Supply Chain Business Suite in 1999.  In 2011, the company released its first version of  CartonLogic WMS (SaaS). The company has numerous customers in the 3PL transportation and 3PL warehouse sectors.

Worley Companies

  • Worley is a third party logistics company that sells a WMS application called WAREPAK/400 that was developed by Warepak Corporation, a division of Worely.  The company is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Zethcon Corporation

  • Founded in 1970, Zethcon is an independent WMS company that has been around since the early days.  Their flagship product is the SYNAPSETM WMS which has a strong install base in the 3PL industry.

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