This book helps readers evaluate and specificy the best Warehouse Management System (WMS) for their need. The advice is based on practical knowledge, describing in detail fundamental processes and technologies needed for a basic understanding. New approaches in the structure and design of WMS are presented, along with discussion of the limitations of current systems. The book shows how to operate a simple WMS based on the open-source initiative myWMS.
|Publication date:||1st November 2014|
|Author:||Michael ten Hompel, Thorsten Schmidt|
|Publisher:||Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K an imprint of Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG|
|Categories:||Automatic control engineering, Production engineering, Computer-aided design (CAD), Engineering: general,|
Prof. Dr. Michael ten Hompel was born in 1958. He studied Electrical Engineering focusing on technical informatics at the RWTH in Aachen and graduated as PhD from the University of Witten/Herdecke. He started his professional career as scientist at the chair of Transportation and Warehousing of the University of Dortmund and at the Fraunhofer-Institute for Transport Technology and Goods Distribution. From 1989 to 1991 he was director of the Dortmund branch of IGS GmbH & Co. KG in Aachen, a company developing computer systems and networks. In 1988 Prof. ten Hompel founded GamBit GmbH, a company developing software for production and logistics management, today ...More About Michael ten Hompel, Thorsten Schmidt