Warehouse control center

What is the warehouse control center?

Warehouse management systems are used for storage in logistics. These collect and store all important data on the stored goods. The warehouse control center is the central point of these systems.

The description of the warehouse control center already explains what its task is: to provide the warehouse operator and his employees with all the necessary information to ensure the smooth operation of the warehouse.

What can the warehouse control center display?

The overviews that can be found in the warehouse control center differ depending on the system and the requirements of the warehouse. However, the most common are:

  • Number and type of deliveries
  • Number and type of collections
  • Delivery requirements
  • Storage and retrieval
  • Rebookings
  • Warehouse tasks
  • Stock transfers

More specific information about the warehouse control center can also be displayed. This includes, for example, a wide range of warehouse key figures such as the turnover rate of various goods or an overview of warehouse capacity utilization. In addition, the warehouse control center can also detect and directly display faults and malfunctions so that measures to rectify them can be initiated quickly.


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