The management of a warehouse is the main function of a warehouse management system. These systems keep record of the storage capacity i.e., the specification of the existing storage bins (location management), on the other hand, of the stored units (inventory management). In addition to this, it should also include several control functions to optimize the storage activities.Warehouse operation like Planning and control of warehouse facilities and systems has become more complex in supply chain.
Warehousing is often needed to perform routine logistics operations such as Stock Storage, Order status, paper processes, Sorting, Cycle counts, Loading/unloading and customer service. Poor utilization of costly warehouse space, Manual errors, wrong identification of the product during receipt & dispatch, locating items in warehouse will impact the productivity & profitability which results in organization’s reputation & losses.