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Fraunhofer IML publishes »WMS Market Report«


With the »WMS MARKET REPORT COMPACT 2018«, the »Team warehouse logistics« of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics continuous its research series to current trends and developments of the market for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS).

Terms such as industry 4.0, disruptive digitalization and networking are becoming more and more common. End customers are more demanding than ever and are developing a new awareness of consumption. E-Commerce and Omni-Channel are on the move and have a significant influence on the requirements of logistic processes as well as information technology.

The »WMS MARKET REPORT COMPACT 2018« is a continuous market study that provides a detailed overview of the key findings on trends and developments in the market. The focus is on the trendsetting factors with regard to the WMS market, the standard WMS and WMS projects. With a comprehensive analysis of the current market for Warehouse Management Systems, the market report provides information on the interrelationships between corporate and market structures and the resulting potential for improvement.

The Fraunhofer IML has been operating, one of the world's leading platforms for comparing Warehouse Management Systems, for over 18 years and analyzes the majority of market-determining factors as a long-term study. Through the participation of almost all relevant WMS providers in the DACH region, the platform provides information on the current status of research and development as well as general market and industry trends.

The »WMS MARKET REPORT COMPACT 2018« is now available free of charge under the following link:

For more information, visit:

Contact person:

Theresa Fohrmann

Fon: +49 (0) 231/9743-189

Fax: +49 (0) 231/9743-162


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