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Focus on Human Side of WMS Implementation

Recruiting the right team, positive communication, and proper training will help ensure success.

(Boonton, NJ, November 21, 2013) — Too many WMS implementations struggle and fail, not because of the system’s weak technical performance, but because of the tendency to underestimate the human side of the project.

The management team must be aware of these traps and know how to mitigate or, in the best case, avoid them, says Catherine Cooper, president of supply chain consulting Firm, World Connections.

Cooper notes that these traps occur in three main areas: developing the project team, communication, and change management.

To read her dos and don’ts for leading a cohesive project team and preparing the organization to go-live, visit www.DistributionGroup.com and click on Featured Articles.

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