Manufacturing execution systems are all about production management. Now with e-commerce driving more fulfillment straight from factories, leaner order cycles and more manufacturing taking place in warehouses, a couple of key MES trends are at play. Find out how these trends are bringing the MES and WMS worlds closer together, “Logistics MGMT” reports.
The worlds of production and warehouse management were at one time relatively distinct. Companies would run a factory floor with one type of software system and their warehouses with another. Some data might have needed to pass between the factory floor and warehouse, but the systems typically didn’t have to be joined in near real time.