WALLDORF — Consolidating a solid leadership role in the supply chain execution software market, SAP has been named the largest provider in the software segment of ARC Advisory Group’s “Warehouse Management Systems: Worldwide Outlook 2011-2016.”
This report includes warehouse management systems (WMS) market share estimates and projections for 2011 to 2016 for the overall, software, services, maintenance and software-as-a-service (SaaS) categories broken by geography, industry and customer segment. The SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) application was launched in 2006. Since then, its market share has experienced tremendous growth, showing an 810 percent increase from 2009 to 2011.
Additionally, SAP achieved leadership in overall market share in Latin America and is ranked No. 2 in Asia, the regions ARC has predicted will grow the fastest in the next five years.
“SAP’s breadth of language support along with global sales, support and implementation resources allows EWM to successfully serve markets where competitors are weaker,” according to the report. “SAP EWM has gained strong traction in the marketplace due to robust functionality, interoperability with the suite of SAP solutions and the large existing SAP installed base of potential customers.”
A comprehensive warehouse management solution, SAP EWM enables companies to improve the efficiency of their warehousing, optimize their workflows and ultimately strengthen their position in the market. SAP EWM gives managers maximum transparency of their stock and processes. The company’s leadership in both the transportation management systems and warehouse management systems markets is the result of a customer-focused strategy to provide a modern, flexible supply chain execution platform. Supply chain execution solutions from SAP — including SAP EWM as well as the SAP Transportation Management, SAP Event Management and SAP Global Trade Services applications — are designed to enable efficient end-to-end logistic and fulfillment processes that provide lower logistics costs and improved customer satisfaction levels.
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