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Warehouse Management Systems


ProcurementIQ’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. ProcurementIQ’s Warehouse Management Systems procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Warehouse Management Systems - Recent Price Trend

The price of WMSs has been increasing at an estimated annualized rate of 1.9% during the three years to 2018. Recent trends in input costs and demand drivers have pressured prices upward during this period. However, the increasing preference for SaaS deployment, which is less expensive than traditional, on-premises deployment, has limited the extent of price growth, thereby benefiting.

Warehouse Management Systems - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for WMSs is moderate on average. The total cost of ownership depends on the deployment method used for the WMS. On-premises software that is installed on the buyer’s computers has a high total cost of ownership. This method of ownership requires the buyer to purchase and install dedicated servers and hire network administrators to maintain and upgrade the system. Also,.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of warehouse management systems (WMSs). Suppliers of these systems provide software that helps businesses plan and direct shipping, receiving and inventory management. Suppliers also provide hardware to gather data on incoming and outgoing shipments. Types of hardware include mobile computers, radio-frequency identification readers and barcode scanners, which help monitor the flow of products at a buyer’s facilities. This report excludes conveyor systems and warehouse construction.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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