New Advanced Warehouse Management System RFP

Industrial Data & Information Inc. has released version 7.0 of the Advanced Version of its warehouse management system (WMS) RFI product. It is designed to speed up the WMS software selection process.

Version 7 has 1,000 detailed questions. New features include 100 new questions in two new sections: supply chain event management (SCEM) and XML transactions. Version 7 covers all areas of WMS functionality and includes full question text with a time-saving scorecard.

The Advanced WMS RFI has detailed questions on:



International Issues

Supply Chain Event Management

Databases & Operating Systems

Receiving, Putaway

Picking, Packing, Shipping

Cycle Counting


Advanced Warehouse Functionality

Bin Locator System

EDI Transactions

XML Transactions

Host Interface

Web Enablement

Product Allocation Strategies

Lot Control Issues

Serial Control Issues

Error Analysis

Routing Issues

Management Reporting

Dock Appointment

RF Task Management

Inventory Allocation Methods

Picking Strategies

Functions for Web Enablement

Stock Ownership

Storage & Task Charge Computations

Customer Reporting

Manufacturing Line

Work In Process (WIP)

Return Processing

Damaged Goods Control

MSDS & CERT Questions

Value-Added Services

Full Question Text permits easy printing of the full text of all questions, including the pop-up text. This greatly assists the selection team in reviewing questions and weighting them.

The Advanced WMS RFI includes an Advanced WMS Scorecard, where you can take the answers from the software vendors and drop them into the Scorecard. The Scorecard will save you 2 to 3 days of time. It provides a side-by-side analysis with weighted scores and two weighted summary analysis.

Single copies of the Advanced WMS RFI on computer media are $995. The publisher is Industrial Data & Information, Inc. Current customers may upgrade to version 7 for $300. Special advanced bundled package includes (1) copy of Advanced WMS RFI, (3) copies of "What To Look for in Warehouse Management System Software" report, and (1) copy of Warehouse & Logistics Software Directory for $1,295.

Industrial Data & Information is an independent research consulting company that assists companies in selecting and implementing software solutions. IDII is focused on the supply chain and has expertise in software evaluation, selection, and implementation. IDII also produces tools for software selection projects in WMS, TMS, and ERP. For more information on IDII, visit

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