A company’s journey towards the optimal IT solution takes them past various supply chain software vendors.

The Supply Chain Media subway map presents a clear (and interactive) overview of the complex (under) world of IT.

Different types of software

Each line on the map represents a different type of (supply chain) software.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Cross-functional enterprise system driven by an integrated suite of software modules that supports the basic internal business processes of a company.
Warehouse Management System (WMS)
Primarily aims to control the movement and storage of materials within a warehouse and process the associated transactions, including shipping, receiving, put-away and picking.
Transport Planning System (incl. route scheduling & optimization)
Designed to manage and optimize inbound and/or outbound transportation operations through automated routing and rating, shipment consolidation and load building and transportation cost visibility and allocation.
Shipment & Transport Execution Platforms (incl. Freight Management)
Software platform to select carriers and manage shipments of packages, pallets and containers by using booking, tracking, accounting and reporting capabilities (also called Freight Management).
Global Trade Management (incl. customs & duty regulations)
Software that automates key import, export, global logistics and trade agreement management processes customs clearing and duty regulations

The IT Subway Map explained

News

Iptor acquires POLLEX-LC to act as growth engine amongst fast growing small and mid-sized businesses

Iptor acquires POLLEX-LC to act as growth engine amongst fast growing small and mid-sized businesses

21 april 2022

Acquisition of leading provider of ERP solutions to SMBs also strengthens Iptor’s market presence in Germany and Austria 21st April 2022. Stockholm, Sweden – Iptor, the leading provider of cloud-based ERP software solutions for the distribution, publishing, pharma, and timber industries today announces the acquisition of POLLEX-LC, a provider of adaptable, flexible ERP software and … Read More

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