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Warehouse Management System

platbricks® WMS: Get a comprehensive overview of all processes


platbricks® Warehouse Management System


The Warehouse Management System (WMS) is the “heart and brain” of a warehouse. All logistics processes – inside and outside the warehouse – converge here. You may therefore find yourself in one of the following three situations:

  • Until now, you have not needed your own WMS, either because it was too expensive or because the ERP covers all necessary features.
  • You have an old WMS and would like to move to a new one to meet the latest client requirements.

Whichever situation you are in, platbricks® WMS is the right solution for you. The warehouse management system you choose is not just an investment for you, but also a long-term partnership.

Flexibly positioned for the future

The platbricks® Warehouse Management System (WMS) is 100% forward-looking, meaning it will always be able to control manual, automated, and highly networked warehouses. Different systems can be integrated into the platbricks WMS independent of the manufacturer. The software is compatible with IoT and is ready for mobile use.

Encourage mobile working

The platbricks® Mobile Solutions module is integrated into the platbricks® WMS module. This means that you get a WMS with intuitive apps for all relevant warehouse processes. platbricks WMS significantly improves your process efficiency. As the process apps are independent of manufacturer and device, you can always decide which device is best suited for which process. In this way, you can make every warehouse process as efficient as possible.

Practical user interface

One of the advantages of a dedicated warehouse management system is that it guides employees optimally through the process apps. platbricks® WMS offers clear and simple user interfaces to avoid errors in the process. 

Dashboard with forward-looking analysis functions

platbricks® WMS Dashboard offers you two different analysis functions. Basic Analytics provides you with key performance indicators for all logistics processes in your warehouse transparently and in real-time. By using the platbricks® Analytics add-on, platbricks WMS becomes your strategic warehouse optimizer. In addition to Basic Analytics, Near-Time allows you to optimize the distance travelled, perform product analyses, accurately forecast demand, and respond to tomorrow’s challenges, today.

Cloud solution and client-oriented support

platbricks® WMS is a modern WMS with a modular design that grows with your logistics requirements. By using the Private Business Cloud from Microsoft Azure, you benefit from the highly available networks of our technology partner. This means you can enjoy the flexibility, scalability, fast response times, and low IT costs of the cloud.

platbricks® Warehouse Management System - Features

With platbricks® WMS, the flow of goods within a warehouse from goods receipt to goods issue is managed, optimized, and executed with smart wearables - independent of manufacturer and hardware.

Diagram platbricks® WMS Features

platbricks® WMS - As Basic or Pro Version

platbricks® WMS Basic

With the platbricks® WMS Basic, we have developed a simple and efficient standard solution for small and medium-sized businesses to enable them to take the step into the digital world cost-effectively and via plug & play.

platbricks® WMS Pro

The WMS Pro from platbricks® is a fully comprehensive warehouse management system according to VDI standard 3601. The system covers all processes, from receipt, storage, and picking to goods issues. 

Reference in Focus

Platbricks im Einsatz bei der Helmut Bünte GmbH

For a long time, Helmut Bünte GmbH operated paper-based and highly manual in the intralogistics area. Today, Bünte relies on our platbricks® Warehouse Management System Pro, which maps the complete end-to-end process there and supports the employees with smart, mobile processes from goods receipt to goods issue. 

"We have digitalized our analog information flow in the warehouse through platbricks®. Swap pen and paper for tablet and scanner. Sounds unspectacular at first, but with such a powerful partner as Arvato Systems and such a versatile, adaptable but intra-logistically stringent solution as platbricks®, it opens up many possibilities for process optimization in the future." -  Matthias Groneick | Operational Management Helmut Bünte GmbH

platbricks® Warehouse Management System - Benefits

Mobile processes are included in the module
Usage-based billing model
Sustainable architecture for growing business
Full transparency of all processes, orders, movements, and inventories
Fully cloud-based

Deep Dive

White Paper "AI in Logistics"

In this white paper, we describe the importance of AI for the logistics industry, present some use cases, and provide tips and advice on what to consider when implementing AI solutions.

platbricks® Warehouse Management System Basic

With the platbricks® WMS Basic, we have developed a simple and efficient standard solution to enable you to take the step into the digital world cost-effectively and via Plug & Play.

Demo System: platbricks® Warehouse Management

Get to know the cloud-based platbricks® Warehouse Management in practice and try out the module over a period of 14 days in our free demo system. 

Chatbots In Logistics: Innovation Brief

This Innovation Briefing provides background knowledge on chatbots and presents a number of use cases in detail.

Dos and Don'ts of Using Chatbots in Logistics

There are a few things to consider when introducing chatbots in logistics. Our checklist tells you what you need to pay attention to.

platbricks® - Smart Logistics Unlimited

Designed as a digital modular system, platbricks® can be used to orchestrate internal and cross-company logistics processes and execute them with smart mobile wearables.

Full Transparency in Subcontracting

With these tips, you'll be able to keep track of inventory and manufacturing steps at the contract service provider when subcontracting.

Free Logistics Check-up

Whether you are at the very beginning of your journey or already on the road - we get on board at every stop and accompany you in the Digital Transformation of your supply chain. We will be happy to advise you in our "Logistics Check-up" - make an appointment now.

Logistics Trends 2021

Which logistics trends will accompany us in the coming year? And how can managing directors and logistics managers take advantage of these trends to master their own challenges?

SAP® Transformation in Logistics

Real-time capability and security as well as flexibility and scalability form challenges that logistics managers have to face. A holistic software environment could be the answer.

Your Contacts for Warehouse Management System

MA_Commerce_Pascal Leppich
Pascal Leppich
Expert for Logistics IT
Bernd Jaschinski-Schürmann
Expert for Logistics IT
Michael Dreimann
Michael Dreimann
Expert for Logistics IT