“Manhattan Associates was the worldwide leading supplier of WMS (warehouse management system) solutions in 2013, as it has been for the last decade,” said Clint Reiser, ARC Advisory Group Enterprise Software analyst. “Manhattan’s Supply Chain Process Platform provides a foundation for optimizing across applications such as WMS, yard management and TMS. These cross-functional work flows are of value to manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers.”
The report also calls out the movement towards omni-channel commerce as a significant catalyst for growth in the WMS market.
Manhattan Associates also led in 21 of the 36 categories tracked by ARC, including: WMS to Tier 1 Customers, WMS for Retail, WMS for Apparel Retailers, WMS for Grocery/Food and Beverage Retailers, WMS for Pharmaceutical and Biotech, and WMS for Transportation and Logistics.
Published annually, the ARC study follows more than 40 suppliers of WMS solutions and provides a detailed analysis and forecast for the marketplace through 2018.