Leverage our expertise in helping retailers select an enterprise-level Warehouse Management System (WMS).
By Allen Eskelin | CEO | Peak Portfolio | Jan 20, 2016
Peak Portfolio helps enterprise retail, restaurant, and hotel chains select technology and negotiation successful vendor relationships. Our services related to Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) include:
Leverage our experience with large-scale enterprise technology selection and negotiating for companies like Dunkin' Brands, Starbucks, and Nautilus.
We have refined this process over the past 25 years, with many variations to handle multiple parallel and/or staggered vendor selections, complexity, innovation, and multiple brand stakeholders. But generally speaking, these primary steps should be part of your selection process:
This process works well because we reduce the number of vendors as each round gets progressively more expensive for both the customer and vendors. It also allows you to use objective, quantitative evaluation methods early in the process to narrow the list of vendors. Then adding the more subjective research methods can help differentiate vendors and ensure a good cultural fit.
We have successfully negotiated 9-figures in technology deals for top-10 chains with the following track-record:
Note that these results include hardware (typically low margin to begin with).
Here is an example of a successful enterprise-level WMS selection and negotiation we led for Nautilus:
Contact us to discuss your next WMS selection.