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Ehrhardt + Partner Positioned in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems


Ehrhardt + Partner (E+P) has been evaluated in the Magic Quadrant for warehouse management systems (WMS) published 30 September 2014 by the IT advisory company Gartner Inc.

The internationally renowned technology research and advisory company evaluates annually warehouse management systems in the global market considering several factors. E+P with their LFS integrated logistics platform is the first German provider specialized in logistics solutions that has ever been listed in this Magic Quadrant.

Every year, Gartner performs a provider analysis and a market survey in the area of warehouse management systems. E+P is the first German software provider specialized in WMS ever to be listed in the Gartner Magic Quadrant. The Quadrant evaluates the positions of different providers within the market of WMS. The logistics market demands ever increasing functionality coupled with innovation. Mature, proven, broad and deep WMS are in demand. LFS from E+P can scale to support very complex warehouse environments including highly automated facilities due to the fully integrated module Material Flow Controller LFS.mfc. LFS has shown its industry flexibility by being one of the most used systems by leading logistics service providers (3PLs) worldwide.

High customer satisfaction, power of innovation and own logistics center

E+P has been working closely with customers like Rossmann, DHL or Fiege for decades proving a high level of quality and reliability in the high end of the WMS marketplace. The company runs its own logistics center, the EBL – Ehrhardt+BOMAGLogistics, which also serves as a research and innovation center for testing in-house developments. Last but not least, E+P works closely with science and research institutes, such as the ITL, the Institute for Technical Solutions in Logistics. This institute examines technical components and their future integration as new solutions for warehouse logistics.

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