Bill Freedman - 2008-10-21

Today Compiere began shipping the industry's first comprehensive Warehouse Management System (WMS) developed on an open source platform. Compiere Warehouse Management ( ) helps companies increase visibility into warehouse operations, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction by automating inbound and outbound logistics within the warehouse. 

Compiere Warehouse Management is an ideal product for distribution, retail and manufacturing businesses that are seeking better control over their warehouse operations. The new solution provides full WMS functionality at a fraction of the cost of traditional, non-integrated, proprietary systems. Like all Compiere Products, Compiere Warehouse Management can be adapted quickly and easily to changing user and business requirements.

The product announcement ( ) details Compiere's warehouse management collaboration with Specsavers Optical Group, the world's largest privately owned eyewear retailer and a long-standing Compiere customer. Specsavers currently uses Compiere's open source ERP solution to manage accounting, purchasing, sales, materials management and distribution processes, consolidating store-level transactions at the corporate and country levels. Specsavers chose to work with Compiere to develop a WMS that would improve productivity throughout its global warehouse operations.

Discussing Compiere Warehouse Management, Michel Khan, CIO with Specsavers Optical Group said, "We already had an excellent relationship with Compiere. When we were looking for a warehouse management system to fit our global requirements, they were the obvious choice. Compiere's open source approach, their expertise and our practical experience in different markets with different distribution models across the globe made for a perfectly symbiotic collaboration. The result, Compiere Warehouse Management, will extend the flexibility and cost savings we have already gained from the Compiere ERP system into our warehouses across the globe."

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